Gas Price Report For May 3, 2021

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

E.I.A. Gas Price Survey

04/19/21 04/26/21 05/03/21 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.855 2.872 2.890 +0.018 +1.101
East Coast (PADD1) 2.750 2.758 2.777 +0.019 +0.983
New England (PADD1A) 2.754 2.785 2.804 +0.019 +0.979
Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.847 2.885 2.913 +0.028 +0.930
Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.688 2.672 2.686 +0.014 +1.021
Midwest (PADD2) 2.772 2.795 2.806 +0.011 +1.233
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.565 2.586 2.583 -0.003 +1.095
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.973 2.993 3.018 +0.025 +1.246
West Coast (PADD5) 3.527 3.552 3.598 +0.046 +1.157
West Coast less California 3.172 3.195 3.242 +0.047 +1.034

E.I.A. Diesel Price Survey

04/19/21 04/26/21 05/03/21 week ago year ago
U.S. 3.124 3.124 3.142 +0.018 +0.743
East Coast (PADD1) 3.096 3.093 3.113 +0.020 +0.603
New England (PADD1A) 3.071 3.080 3.084 +0.004 +0.432
Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.259 3.268 3.285 +0.017 +0.597
Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.993 2.980 3.004 +0.024 +0.644
Midwest (PADD2) 3.054 3.058 3.085 +0.027 +0.837
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.923 2.917 2.924 +0.007 +0.755
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.232 3.228 3.250 +0.022 +0.880
West Coast (PADD5) 3.645 3.651 3.664 +0.013 +0.765
West Coast less California 3.248 3.250 3.282 +0.032 +0.737
California 3.977 3.986 3.983 -0.003 +0.792

*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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