Gas Price Update For January 18, 2016

Gas price trend for week of January 18, 2016

Fort 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.

Author: Danny Pryor

Danny has more than 30 years of experience in media, including broadcasting and print journalism, and nearly two decades of website and digital content development. He is an AP-award-winning reporter and the creator of TurnpikeInfo.com.