Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas gave ground again this week for drivers, pushing downward in a second weekly decline that neared four cents per gallon, according to the weekly fuel price survey from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The E.I.A. report shows the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded is now $2.37.
The needle did not move so much for most truckers, according to the E.I.A. survey, although diesel prices did tick down on the week. Nationwide, the cost of diesel now averages about $2.57, after dipping about a penny and a half in price, on average, during the past seven days.
Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.
Regional Gasoline Averages:
$2.863: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.651: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.460: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.393: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.384: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.348: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.253: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.232: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.168: PADD 3 GULF COAST
Regional Diesel Averages:
$2.846: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.753: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.651: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.642: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.612: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.507: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.497: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.410: PADD 3 GULF COAST
Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.