The WHO declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic on Mar. 11. Following that announcement, President Trump declared a National Emergency on Mar. 13.

As a result, stay at home orders were put in place, non essential businesses shuttered, employees were furloughed or laid off, travel halted, all driving down the price of oil.

According to gasbuddy.com, BJ's in Pittsfield has the lowest price for a gallon of regular gas at $1.69.

The average price of a regular gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts sits a $1.95.