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.

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