Gas Price Update For January 11, 2016

Gas price trend for week of January 11, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The cost of filling up the tank continued to drop during the past week, with the official U.S. price average falling below the critical $2.00 threshold. According to the Energy Information Administration, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded dipped over three cents on the week to settle at $1.996 per gallon.

For drivers in most regions, the price of gas is well below the national average, but the cost of gassing-up in California, and the higher prices across the broad west coast region, tend to drag the nationwide averages higher. Aside from the west coast survey district, only the central Atlantic states have a regional price average over $2.00 per gallon, as of the release of the January 11 survey data.

Prices by region are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.630: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.053: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.007: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.970: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.946: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.896: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.821: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.727: PADD 3 GULF COAST

The price of diesel fuels, by region, are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.426: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.350: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.335: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.229: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.134: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.116: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.096: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.080: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.

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Danny Pryor is a media, content and web developer with a long history in broadcast and print journalism. He is also the executive director of Turnpike Information Company. Danny has earned two awards from the Associated Press for his work in media, including Best Individual Achievement for Large Market Radio in Miami. He resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.