Gas prices rise in New Jersey, around nation after OPEC announcement

Gas prices rose in New Jersey and across the nation as a whole following the announcement by major oil-producing countries of plans to cut production. 

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $3.53, up nine cents from last week. 

The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.89, an increase of 10 cents from last week. 

Analysts also cited increased demand and U.S. refinery closures due to maintenance as factors driving up crude prices.