Gas Price Update For September 12, 2016

Gas price trend for week of September 12, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas continued its downward trickle during the past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. This week’s E.I.A. survey report shows the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded fell just over two cents, settling at $2.20. The price of gas across the Gulf Coast fell, officially, below the $2.00 average for the first time in three weeks.

The cost of diesel also fell this week, albeit slightly, according to the E.I.A. The average price of a gallon of diesel fell nearly a penny to $2.40 per gallon.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.632: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.423: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.274: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.204: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.180: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.147: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.135: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.095: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.973: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.666: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.495: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.489: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.410: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.399: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.376: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.323: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.256: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Author: Danny Pryor

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