Gas Price Update For March 28, 2016

Gas Price Trend for week of March 28, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – Gas prices increased for the sixth consecutive week last week, going up six cents per gallon, on average, to settle at $2.07, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The national average for regular unleaded fuel is now 35 cents higher than early February lows. Nearly a third of that increase has happened during the past two weeks, according to EIA data.

Diesel prices went up in some regions, but remained fairly stable at the national level, remaining at $2.12 per gallon. In fact, prices across the midwest went down about a penny per gallon.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.570: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.206: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.050: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.031: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.020: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.995: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.957: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.947: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.863: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.315: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.292: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.241: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.179: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.094: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.081: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.077: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.001: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

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