Gas Price Update For June 27, 2016

Gas price trend for week of June 27, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas continued a downward trek during the past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Prices fell in nearly every region, except along the west coast. However, price declines were weak in most locations. Only the midwest and lower Atlantic states enjoyed any significant declines, at eight cents and three cents, respectively. That helped bring the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded down to $2.33, according to the E.I.A. report.

Diesel prices held stead this week, according to the E.I.A., although declines were to be found in minuscule amounts in most regions. Price went up about a penny per gallon in the Rocky Mountain states. Meanwhile, the national average price for diesel remained at $2.43 per gallon.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.764: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.480: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.340: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.323: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.319: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.291: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.257: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.183: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.097: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.713: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.535: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.491: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.442: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.429: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.389: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.361: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.285: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

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Danny Pryor is a media, content and web developer with a long history in broadcast and print journalism. He is also the executive director of Turnpike Information Company. Danny has earned two awards from the Associated Press for his work in media, including Best Individual Achievement for Large Market Radio in Miami. He resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.