Monthly Archives: April 2016

Gas Price Update For April 25, 2016

Gas price update for week of April 25, 2016

Dayton, OH – The price of gas continued to climb during the past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The E.I.A.’s weekly petroleum survey shows the average U.S. gas price went up nearly three cents during the week to settle at $2.16 per gallon. The figures are somewhat distorted due to rounding. Gas prices increased in all regions during the week, according to the report, but prices were up most dramatically across the midwest and Rocky Mountain states.

The price of diesel also went up across all regions, by the data in the E.I.A. report. The biggest increases were seen across the midwest and along the west coast region. The U.S. average diesel price is now $2.20 per gallon.

While prices have been going up during the past several weeks, overall, fuel costs are still down dramatically year over year, according to the E.I.A. The agency reports the average gas price is down 41¢ from this time last year, while diesel is down about 61¢.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.596: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.286: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.201: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.188: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.126: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.116: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.097: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.051: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.913: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.406: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.343: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.291: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.244: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.202: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.159: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.156: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.074: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For April 18, 2016

April 18, 2016 gas pricesFort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas shot through the roof for most drivers across the United States, according to the latest weekly survey from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The national average price of gas, according to the report, settled at $2.14 per gallon of regular unleaded, led by steep increases in prices in several regions. The region hit the hardest was the midwest, where EIA data show the cost of driving jumped over nine cents per gallon in just seven days.

Diesel prices continued going up, as well, according to the EIA report. The national average diesel price is now $2.17 per gallon, the data show. For truckers, this week’s price increases mean all regions now reflect an average price above the $2.00 per gallon threshold, according to the EIA survey data.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.591: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.279: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.171: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.155: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.097: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.078: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.057: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.023: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.910: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.371: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.325: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.287: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.220: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.171: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.126: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.112: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.046: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For April 11, 2016

Gas price trends for week of April 11, 2016

Weekly gas price trends from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Gas prices finally leveled out for many drivers across the United States, according to the latest weekly report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. EIA data show the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded dipped just over a penny to $2.07, this after seven consecutive weeks of price increases. The EIA’s weekly petroleum report also shows prices declined in all but three regions surveyed.

Diesel prices went up about as much as regular gas went down, according to the EIA data released Monday afternoon.  Diesel prices have been fluctuating in a narrow range across most regions for several weeks, according to EIA reports. The current national average has settled at $2.13 per gallon.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.563: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.241: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.089: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.072: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.033: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.001: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.980: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.965: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.835: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.332: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.301: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.237: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.187: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.142: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.090: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.082: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.992: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For April 4, 2016

Gas price trend for week of April 4, 2016

Weekly gas price trends from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Gas prices increased for the seventh consecutive week last week, going up another two cents per gallon, on average, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.  The national average is now $2.08 for a gallon of regular unleaded, according to the EIA’s weekly petroleum report, which also shows the pace of price increases slowed during the past week.

The weekly EIA report shows diesel prices, overall, remained flat during the past week, with prices remaining stable in nearly all regions, although the report showed declines in the midwest and gulf coast states, with a 3-cent increase for the rocky mountain region.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.580: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.242: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.071: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.056: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.033: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.997: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.988: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.969: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.899: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.317: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.296: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.243: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.179: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.123: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.077: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.065: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.983: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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