Daily Archives: September 19, 2016

Gas Price Update For September 19, 2016

Gas price trend for week of September 19, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas performed an about-face this week, rising just over two cents per gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Prices had been two for two consecutive weeks. The E.I.A.’s weekly pricing survey shows prices jumped in nearly every region, save for the Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain states. The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded is now $2.23.

The cost of diesel fell on the week, unlike regular fuels, according to the E.I.A. The average price of a gallon of diesel fell a penny to $2.39 per gallon.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.650: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.456: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.265: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.218: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.192: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.192: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.172: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.154: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.967: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.652: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.485: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.482: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.405: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.391: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.366: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.316: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.242: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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