Gas Price Report For August 17, 2020

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

E.I.A. Gas Price Survey

08/03/20 08/10/20 08/17/20 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.176 2.166 2.166 0.000 -0.432
East Coast (PADD1) 2.105 2.093 2.086 -0.007 -0.431
New England (PADD1A) 2.118 2.115 2.115 0.000 -0.515
Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.237 2.239 2.233 -0.006 -0.455
Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.018 1.996 1.988 -0.008 -0.394
Midwest (PADD2) 2.055 2.059 2.051 -0.008 -0.466
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 1.847 1.813 1.850 +0.037 -0.419
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.370 2.368 2.344 -0.024 -0.327
West Coast (PADD5) 2.832 2.825 2.832 +0.007 -0.410
West Coast less California 2.561 2.552 2.556 +0.004 -0.420

E.I.A. Diesel Price Survey

08/03/20 08/10/20 08/17/20 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.424 2.428 2.427 -0.001 -0.567
East Coast (PADD1) 2.517 2.514 2.508 -0.006 -0.511
New England (PADD1A) 2.631 2.633 2.627 -0.006 -0.421
Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.696 2.692 2.684 -0.008 -0.515
Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.372 2.370 2.365 -0.005 -0.527
Midwest (PADD2) 2.298 2.305 2.308 +0.003 -0.592
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.175 2.183 2.177 -0.006 -0.574
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.343 2.369 2.365 -0.004 -0.574
West Coast (PADD5) 2.955 2.955 2.958 +0.003 -0.606
West Coast less California 2.592 2.588 2.586 -0.002 -0.572
California 3.253 3.256 3.264 +0.008 -0.623

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

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