Monthly Archives: July 2018

Gas Price Report For July 30, 2018

Gas price trend for week of July 30, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, FL – After a week in which drivers were given a little break at the pump, gas prices reversed course this week and took a little back. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average price for a gallon of gas went up nearly two cents per gallon to about $2.85.

Prices went up in most regions, although drivers across the Rocky Mountains and the West Coast enjoyed a price break. Elsewhere, price increases ranged from just over a penny per gallon to about two cents per gallon. For drivers across the Midwest, used to volatile price changes, this week’s E.I.A. survey shows prices jumped nearly three cents per gallon, the highest regional price increase in the U.S.

The cost of diesel went up slightly for truckers in most regions, although prices dipped slightly across the Rocky Mountains. For most truckers, the E.I.A. reports the average cost for a gallon of diesel ticked upward nearly a penny per gallon to about $3.23.

This week’s average fuel prices for all regions are shown below, as gathered from www.eia.gov.

E.I.A. Gas Price Survey

07/16/18 07/23/18 07/30/18 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.865 2.831 2.846 values are up 0.015 values are up 0.494
East Coast (PADD1) 2.801 2.776 2.790 values are up 0.014 values are up 0.484
  New England (PADD1A) 2.888 2.875 2.884 values are up 0.009 values are up 0.527
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.932 2.907 2.923 values are up 0.016 values are up 0.506
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.697 2.668 2.680 values are up 0.012 values are up 0.473
Midwest (PADD2) 2.796 2.739 2.767 values are up 0.028 values are up 0.491
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.602 2.573 2.593 values are up 0.020 values are up 0.510
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.955 2.934 2.913 values are down -0.021 values are up 0.570
West Coast (PADD5) 3.378 3.358 3.349 values are down -0.009 values are up 0.516
  West Coast less California 3.185 3.165 3.156 values are down -0.009 values are up 0.577

E.I.A. Diesel Price Survey

07/16/18 07/23/18 07/30/18 week ago year ago
U.S. 3.239 3.220 3.226 values are up 0.006 values are up 0.695
East Coast (PADD1) 3.236 3.217 3.223 values are up 0.006 values are up 0.657
  New England (PADD1A) 3.283 3.269 3.274 values are up 0.005 values are up 0.684
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.405 3.389 3.390 values are up 0.001 values are up 0.684
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.108 3.087 3.096 values are up 0.009 values are up 0.634
Midwest (PADD2) 3.171 3.142 3.156 values are up 0.014 values are up 0.670
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 3.004 2.993 2.997 values are up 0.004 values are up 0.638
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.370 3.369 3.361 values are down -0.008 values are up 0.746
West Coast (PADD5) 3.741 3.718 3.720 values are up 0.002 values are up 0.904
  West Coast less California 3.456 3.436 3.437 values are up 0.001 values are up 0.733
  California 3.968 3.943 3.945 values are up 0.002 values are up 1.038

*PADD stands for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts. Charts from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. https://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/

Gas Price Report For July 23, 2018

Gas price trend for July 23, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Gas prices took a turn lower during the past week, according to the latest weekly price survey from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The E.I.A. report shows the nation’s average gas price fell to $2.83 per gallon, a drop of over three cents per gallon from the previous week.

Prices fell across all regions, and ranged widely, from an average drop of about a penny per gallon across New England, to a healthy six cent price decline, on average, across the Midwest. Most regions had price drops between two and three cents per gallon.

The cost of diesel fuel went down for truckers in all regions this week, according to the E.I.A. The national average price of diesel fell by about two cents to $3.22 per gallon.

This week’s average fuel prices for all regions are shown below, as gathered from www.eia.gov.

E.I.A. Gas Price Survey

07/09/18 07/16/18 07/23/18 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.857 2.865 2.831 values are down -0.034 values are up 0.519
East Coast (PADD1) 2.781 2.801 2.776 values are down -0.025 values are up 0.512
  New England (PADD1A) 2.889 2.888 2.875 values are down -0.013 values are up 0.559
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.928 2.932 2.907 values are down -0.025 values are up 0.516
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.660 2.697 2.668 values are down -0.029 values are up 0.514
Midwest (PADD2) 2.781 2.796 2.739 values are down -0.057 values are up 0.526
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.619 2.602 2.573 values are down -0.029 values are up 0.505
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.966 2.955 2.934 values are down -0.021 values are up 0.593
West Coast (PADD5) 3.394 3.378 3.358 values are down -0.020 values are up 0.551
  West Coast less California 3.201 3.185 3.165 values are down -0.020 values are up 0.589

E.I.A. Diesel Price Survey

07/09/18 07/16/18 07/23/18 week ago year ago
U.S. 3.243 3.239 3.220 values are down -0.019 values are up 0.713
East Coast (PADD1) 3.238 3.236 3.217 values are down -0.019 values are up 0.671
  New England (PADD1A) 3.279 3.283 3.269 values are down -0.014 values are up 0.695
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.405 3.405 3.389 values are down -0.016 values are up 0.704
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.112 3.108 3.087 values are down -0.021 values are up 0.646
Midwest (PADD2) 3.176 3.171 3.142 values are down -0.029 values are up 0.690
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 3.004 3.004 2.993 values are down -0.011 values are up 0.651
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.370 3.370 3.369 values are down -0.001 values are up 0.771
West Coast (PADD5) 3.749 3.741 3.718 values are down -0.023 values are up 0.930
  West Coast less California 3.471 3.456 3.436 values are down -0.020 values are up 0.758
  California 3.970 3.968 3.943 values are down -0.025 values are up 1.066

*PADD stands for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts. Charts from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. https://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/

Gas Price Report For July 16, 2018

Gas price trend for week of July 16, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The cost of gassing up kept going up during the past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The E.I.A.’s weekly fuel price survey shows the cost of a gallon of regular unleaded gas notched upward about a penny per gallon to near $2.87.

Prices were mixed from region to region, with the cost of gas remaining fairly static in the New England states. Drivers across the Rocky Mountains and West Coast enjoyed a mild dip in prices. But costs drove upward a dramatic four cents per gallon across the Lower Atlantic, where summer tourism is peaking across Florida, which is in the Lower Atlantic survey region.

The cost of diesel fuel went down slightly for many truckers, according to the E.I.A. Nationally, the price remained at $3.24 per gallon, with only a four-tenths of a penny decline in prices. Prices slipped downward at a faster pace across the Rocky Mountains and the West Coast.

This week’s average fuel prices for all regions are shown below, as gathered from www.eia.gov.

E.I.A. Gas Price Survey

07/02/18 07/09/18 07/16/18 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.844 2.857 2.865 values are up 0.008 values are up 0.587
East Coast (PADD1) 2.769 2.781 2.801 values are up 0.020 values are up 0.587
  New England (PADD1A) 2.882 2.889 2.888 values are down -0.001 values are up 0.617
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.909 2.928 2.932 values are up 0.004 values are up 0.581
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.652 2.660 2.697 values are up 0.037 values are up 0.602
Midwest (PADD2) 2.762 2.781 2.796 values are up 0.015 values are up 0.615
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.604 2.619 2.602 values are down -0.017 values are up 0.574
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.968 2.966 2.955 values are down -0.011 values are up 0.626
West Coast (PADD5) 3.393 3.394 3.378 values are down -0.016 values are up 0.571
  West Coast less California 3.206 3.201 3.185 values are down -0.016 values are up 0.597

E.I.A. Diesel Price Survey

07/02/18 07/09/18 07/16/18 week ago year ago
U.S. 3.236 3.243 3.239 values are down -0.004 values are up 0.748
East Coast (PADD1) 3.226 3.238 3.236 values are down -0.002 values are up 0.704
  New England (PADD1A) 3.282 3.279 3.283 values are up 0.004 values are up 0.710
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.390 3.405 3.405 no change 0.000 values are up 0.727
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.102 3.112 3.108 values are down -0.004 values are up 0.688
Midwest (PADD2) 3.171 3.176 3.171 values are down -0.005 values are up 0.733
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 3.002 3.004 3.004 no change 0.000 values are up 0.680
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.358 3.370 3.370 no change 0.000 values are up 0.783
West Coast (PADD5) 3.746 3.749 3.741 values are down -0.008 values are up 0.970
  West Coast less California 3.475 3.471 3.456 values are down -0.015 values are up 0.800
  California 3.960 3.970 3.968 values are down -0.002 values are up 1.103

*PADD stands for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts. Charts from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. https://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/

Gas Price Report For July 9, 2018

Gas price trend for week of July 9, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The nation’s gas prices continued ticking upward during the past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The E.I.A.’s weekly fuel price survey shows the cost of a gallon of regular unleaded is now about $2.86 nationwide, an increase of over a penny since last week’s report.

Prices went up in nearly all regions, remaining largely static across the Rocky Mountain states. Elsewhere, prices went up anywhere from a penny to two cents per gallon.

Diesel fuel prices moved up only slightly, according to this week’s survey report, though most truckers are not likely to notice the change. The average cost of a gallon of diesel increased just over a half penny per gallon, keeping the nationwide average at about $3.24, according to the E.I.A.

This week’s average fuel prices for all regions are shown below, as gathered from www.eia.gov.

E.I.A. Gas Price Survey

06/25/18 07/02/18 07/09/18 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.833 2.844 2.857 values are up 0.013 values are up 0.560
East Coast (PADD1) 2.761 2.769 2.781 values are up 0.012 values are up 0.559
  New England (PADD1A) 2.875 2.882 2.889 values are up 0.007 values are up 0.607
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.904 2.909 2.928 values are up 0.019 values are up 0.572
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.640 2.652 2.660 values are up 0.008 values are up 0.556
Midwest (PADD2) 2.718 2.762 2.781 values are up 0.019 values are up 0.556
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.615 2.604 2.619 values are up 0.015 values are up 0.587
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.960 2.968 2.966 values are down -0.002 values are up 0.625
West Coast (PADD5) 3.409 3.393 3.394 values are up 0.001 values are up 0.575
  West Coast less California 3.219 3.206 3.201 values are down -0.005 values are up 0.605

E.I.A. Diesel Price Survey

06/25/18 07/02/18 07/09/18 week ago year ago
U.S. 3.216 3.236 3.243 values are up 0.007 values are up 0.762
East Coast (PADD1) 3.215 3.226 3.238 values are up 0.012 values are up 0.715
  New England (PADD1A) 3.281 3.282 3.279 values are down -0.003 values are up 0.701
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.380 3.390 3.405 values are up 0.015 values are up 0.733
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.086 3.102 3.112 values are up 0.010 values are up 0.705
Midwest (PADD2) 3.143 3.171 3.176 values are up 0.005 values are up 0.755
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.978 3.002 3.004 values are up 0.002 values are up 0.693
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.321 3.358 3.370 values are up 0.012 values are up 0.786
West Coast (PADD5) 3.735 3.746 3.749 values are up 0.003 values are up 0.978
  West Coast less California 3.453 3.475 3.471 values are down -0.004 values are up 0.818
  California 3.959 3.960 3.970 values are up 0.010 values are up 1.103

*PADD stands for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts. Charts from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. https://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/

Gas Price Report For July 2, 2018

Gas price trend for week of July 2, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The nation’s gas prices did an about-face during the past week, turning higher after several weeks of steady declines, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The weekly E.I.A. fuel price survey shows the nation’s average cost for a gallon of regular unleaded ticked upward by about a penny to $2.84.

Prices went up in nearly all regions, in some cases by a significant measure. Drivers in the Midwest saw their average visit to the pump cost more than four extra pennies per gallon this week. Curiously, prices declined in the two regions that typically define the nation’s highest and lowest gas prices: the West Coast and the Gulf Coast, respectively.

Diesel fuel prices went up at nearly twice the pace of regular gasoline, and prices went up in all regions, according to the E.I.A. The average cost of a gallon of diesel increased two cents to nearly $3.24.

This week’s average fuel prices for all regions are shown below, as gathered from www.eia.gov.

E.I.A. Gas Price Survey

06/18/18 06/25/18 07/02/18 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.879 2.833 2.844 values are up 0.011 values are up 0.584
East Coast (PADD1) 2.799 2.761 2.769 values are up 0.008 values are up 0.566
  New England (PADD1A) 2.900 2.875 2.882 values are up 0.007 values are up 0.592
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.938 2.904 2.909 values are up 0.005 values are up 0.564
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.684 2.640 2.652 values are up 0.012 values are up 0.582
Midwest (PADD2) 2.791 2.718 2.762 values are up 0.044 values are up 0.623
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.654 2.615 2.604 values are down -0.011 values are up 0.598
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.977 2.960 2.968 values are up 0.008 values are up 0.622
West Coast (PADD5) 3.434 3.409 3.393 values are down -0.016 values are up 0.577
  West Coast less California 3.238 3.219 3.206 values are down -0.013 values are up 0.613

E.I.A. Diesel Price Survey

06/18/18 06/25/18 07/02/18 week ago year ago
U.S. 3.244 3.216 3.236 values are up 0.020 values are up 0.764
East Coast (PADD1) 3.240 3.215 3.226 values are up 0.011 values are up 0.704
  New England (PADD1A) 3.290 3.281 3.282 values are up 0.001 values are up 0.704
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.397 3.380 3.390 values are up 0.010 values are up 0.719
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.121 3.086 3.102 values are up 0.016 values are up 0.695
Midwest (PADD2) 3.173 3.143 3.171 values are up 0.028 values are up 0.768
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 3.016 2.978 3.002 values are up 0.024 values are up 0.695
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.339 3.321 3.358 values are up 0.037 values are up 0.773
West Coast (PADD5) 3.753 3.735 3.746 values are up 0.011 values are up 0.987
  West Coast less California 3.473 3.453 3.475 values are up 0.022 values are up 0.847
  California 3.976 3.959 3.960 values are up 0.001 values are up 1.094

*PADD stands for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts. Charts from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. https://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/