Gas Price Update For January 18, 2016

Gas price trend for week of January 18, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas across the United State has officially fallen below $2.00 for most drivers across the United States. The weekly gas price survey from the Energy Information Administration, delayed for the federal holiday this week, reported the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded has now fallen to only $1.91. That price is a 9-cent drop from last week.

Drivers across the broad west coast region are the only group, as a whole, still paying well over $2.00 per gallon to fill up the tank.

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

$2.523: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$1.979: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$1.950: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.906: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.905: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.838: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.712: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.672: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

$2.359: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.305: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.277: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.174: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.078: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.054: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.023: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.014: 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.