Gas Price Update For August 31, 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

08/17/20 08/24/20 08/31/20 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.166 2.182 2.222 +0.040 -0.341
East Coast (PADD1) 2.086 2.096 2.156 +0.060 -0.324
New England (PADD1A) 2.115 2.121 2.162 +0.041 -0.419
Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.233 2.235 2.320 +0.085 -0.305
Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 1.988 2.003 2.052 +0.049 -0.312
Midwest (PADD2) 2.051 2.073 2.121 +0.048 -0.343
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 1.850 1.866 1.889 +0.023 -0.337
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.344 2.350 2.345 -0.005 -0.283
West Coast (PADD5) 2.832 2.855 2.858 +0.003 -0.391
West Coast less California 2.556 2.574 2.577 +0.003 -0.381

E.I.A. Diesel Price Survey

08/17/20 08/24/20 08/31/20 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.427 2.426 2.441 +0.015 -0.535
East Coast (PADD1) 2.508 2.506 2.519 +0.013 -0.481
New England (PADD1A) 2.627 2.620 2.622 +0.002 -0.405
Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.684 2.683 2.694 +0.011 -0.484
Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.365 2.363 2.379 +0.016 -0.495
Midwest (PADD2) 2.308 2.308 2.329 +0.021 -0.545
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.177 2.174 2.188 +0.014 -0.552
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.365 2.369 2.385 +0.016 -0.539
West Coast (PADD5) 2.958 2.960 2.972 +0.012 -0.583
West Coast less California 2.586 2.590 2.603 +0.013 -0.536
California 3.264 3.265 3.276 +0.011 -0.609

*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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