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.

$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.

Author: Danny Pryor

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