Gas Price Report For May 17, 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

05/03/21 05/10/21 05/17/21 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.890 2.961 3.028 +0.067 +1.150
East Coast (PADD1) 2.777 2.863 2.939 +0.076 +1.106
New England (PADD1A) 2.804 2.871 2.932 +0.061 +1.054
Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.913 2.991 3.038 +0.047 +1.001
Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.686 2.780 2.876 +0.096 +1.184
Midwest (PADD2) 2.806 2.865 2.914 +0.049 +1.131
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.583 2.667 2.778 +0.111 +1.237
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.018 3.062 3.129 +0.067 +1.309
West Coast (PADD5) 3.598 3.647 3.675 +0.028 +1.196
West Coast less California 3.242 3.296 3.322 +0.026 +1.093

E.I.A. Diesel Price Survey

05/03/21 05/10/21 05/17/21 week ago year ago
U.S. 3.142 3.186 3.249 +0.063 +0.863
East Coast (PADD1) 3.113 3.160 3.228 +0.068 +0.737
New England (PADD1A) 3.084 3.115 3.152 +0.037 +0.532
Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.285 3.336 3.395 +0.059 +0.728
Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.004 3.051 3.130 +0.079 +0.785
Midwest (PADD2) 3.085 3.130 3.197 +0.067 +0.968
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.924 2.968 3.029 +0.061 +0.854
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.250 3.307 3.361 +0.054 +1.023
West Coast (PADD5) 3.664 3.692 3.735 +0.043 +0.848
West Coast less California 3.282 3.313 3.383 +0.070 +0.840
California 3.983 4.008 4.029 +0.021 +0.858

*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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