Gas prices are rising across the country with the rebound of oil prices.

According to the Midland Reporter-Telegram, with the increase, gas price average nationally is back above $2 a gallon.

National average was $2.02 as reported by Gas Buddy, that is a 20 cents a gallon increase from a month ago but 73 cents lower than this time last year.

Oil prices are currently hovering around $40 a barrel.