Retail gasoline is more than $2 per gallon for the first time since November.
Gas prices rose 2.3 cents a gallon overnight to a new national average of just over $2 a gallon.
According to AAA pump prices are nearly 11 cents higher than a month ago, but a $1.25 lower than the same period last year.
In Grand Junction the average price for a gallon of regular is just below the national average at $1.99 a gallon.
Analysts have struggled to explain the recent surge in energy prices, especially with a continuing string of bad economic news.