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Gas price information for various regions of the United States

Gas Price Report For January 16, 2017*

*Report released January 17, 2017 due to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

Gas price trend for week of January 16, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas finally turned downward during the past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s weekly price survey. The E.I.A. report shows the cost of regular unleaded notched 3¢ lower, on average, to settle at $2.36 per gallon. Regional prices across the West and Rocky Mountains, however, did not fall on the week, according to the E.I.A. All other regions enjoyed noticeable declines in fuel prices, with the volatile Midwest markets gaining the most: a 6¢ average price drop.

The cost of diesel also gave ground this week, according to the E.I.A. Diesel prices went down just over a penny per gallon. The national average now stands at about $2.59 per gallon.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.683: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.504: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.490 PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.374: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.357: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.283: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.282: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.264: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.142: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.855: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.804: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.675: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.636: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.541: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.538: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.511: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.429: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.

Gas Price Report For January 9, 2017

Gas price trend for week of January 9, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas continued, this week, what has become a weekly ritual of increases. However, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, this week’s price rise was much lower than recent weeks. That gave drivers something of a break from the break-neck pace of price hikes, but only just. The E.I.A.’s weekly price survey shows the national average cost of a gallon of regular unleaded gas went up just over a penny per gallon to settle at about $2.39. Still, that is likely some relief from the 7-cent hike drivers felt last week.

The cost of diesel went up the same price as its petroleum counterpart, according to the E.I.A. As with regular gas, diesel prices went up just over a penny per gallon. The national average now stands at about $2.60 per gallon.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.680: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.515: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.465 PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.395: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.378: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.344: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.310: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.259: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.168: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.873: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.813: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.677: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.648: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.547: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.541: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.526: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.448: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.

Gas Price Report For January 2, 2017*

*Note: Report delayed to January 3 due to New Years holiday

Gas price trend for week of January 2, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas continued its unrelenting trek higher this past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s weekly gas price survey. The first report of 2017 shows the cost of a gallon of regular unleaded gas jumped nearly seven cents per gallon over the past week, with the national average settling at $2.38 per gallon.

Meanwhile, the cost of diesel pushed upward again during the week,according to the E.I.A. As with regular gas, diesel prices started the new year with a big price leap, about five cents higher than the previous week. The national average now stands at about $2.59 per gallon.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.651: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.496: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.430 PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.386: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.371: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.347: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.307: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.234: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.148: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.847: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.776: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.665: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.627: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.540: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.535: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.514: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.451: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.

Gas Price Report For December 26, 2016*

*Note: Report delayed to December 27 due to Christmas holiday

Gas price trend for week of December 26, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas continued surging upward through the holidays, according to the latest weekly price survey from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The last E.I.A. gas price report of 2016 was delayed one day due to the Christmas holiday, and shows the price of regular unleaded increased another 4-and-a-half cents, to settle near $2.31. According to E.I.A. reports over the past four weeks, average prices, nationwide, have increased nearly 16-cents per gallon. Prices across the Midwest went up more than half that amount in the past week, alone, according to the E.I.A., stinging holiday travelers.

The cost of diesel pushed upward again this week, too, according to the E.I.A. The national average cost of diesel went up just over a penny per gallon and now stands at $2.54.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.592: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.416: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.395 PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.313: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.311: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.280: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.237: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.175: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.080: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.807: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.687: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.611: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.573: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.516: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.489: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.478: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.421: PADD 3 GULF COAST
Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.

Gas Price Report For December 19, 2016

Gas price trend for week of December 19, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas continues to move higher nationwide, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, as prices pushed upward nearly three cents again this week. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is now over $2.26. In all, prices nationwide have surged 11¢ higher since Thanksgiving.

The E.I.A.’s weekly price survey of the nation’s petroleum defense districts shows prices went up in all regions this week, unlike last week. Prices in the Lower Atlantic and Gulf Coast states each went up 4.5¢ per gallon, or a nickel, in more practical terms. In a rare shift of rank, the Central Atlantic states have, technically, higher prices for gas than the West Coast of the U.S., provided California is removed from the formula.

The cost of diesel pushed upward again this week, too, according to the E.I.A. The national average cost of diesel went up just over a three cents per gallon and now stands at $2.53.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.563: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.378: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.377 PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.290: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.281: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.226: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.192: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.135: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.053: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.788: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.667: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.587: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.559: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.495: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.479: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.470: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.410: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.

Gas Price Report For December 12, 2016

Gas price trends for week of December 12, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas lurched upward once more, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, as prices followed last week’s five-cent gain with another three-cent price jump this week. The average price of regular unleaded, nationwide, is now nearly $2.24 per gallon, according to this week’s E.I.A. price survey. The weekly report shows all regions are now, officially, above the $2.00 price point, with prices along the Gulf Coast slipping up to $2.01 this week. The only regions where prices are going down are California and the broader West Coast, where prices are already highest in the nation.

The cost of diesel pushed upward again this week, as well, according to the E.I.A. The E.I.A. reports the national average cost of diesel went up just over a penny per gallon and now stands at $2.49.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.556: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.368 PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.363: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.257: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.259: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.181: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.162: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.122: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.008: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.772: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.633: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.547: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.520: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.447: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.446: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.429: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.371: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.

Gas Price Report For December 5, 2016

Gas price trend for week of December 5, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas did an about-face this week, after three weeks of declines, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, which reports the average national price for regular unleaded shot upward over five cents per gallon in the past seven days. The national average is now nearly $2.21 per gallon, up from about $2.15 just a week ago. Several regions had prices lurch upward as much as eight cents per gallon. In an unusual trend, California, and the broader West Coast, enjoyed a decline in gas prices.

The cost of diesel jumped this week, as well, according to the E.I.A. The E.I.A. reports the national average cost of diesel surged six cents per gallon and now stands at $2.48.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.571: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.380: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.340: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.236: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.231: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.147: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.120: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.107: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.979: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.770: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.602: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.526: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.457: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.499: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.415: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.431: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.361: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.

Gas Price Report For November 28, 2016

Gas price trend for week of November 28, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas took another dip this week, but unless you live in one of the states covered with Rocky Mountains, you may not notice. According to the weekly release from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average price of regular unleaded fell only a tenth of a penny per gallon during the week. The average price now stands at $2.15 per gallon, a price that is down a penny from last week’s average, but only due to rounding. Millions of drivers across the Midwest are paying nearly three cents per gallon more than last week, a common happenstance in a region besieged by pricing volatility.

The cost of diesel declined again this week, but no more noticeably than regular fuels, as prices only went down a tenth of a penny, on average, according to the E.I.A. The E.I.A. reports the national average cost of diesel is remains at $2.42 per gallon.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.572: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.401: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.284: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.192: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.164: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.146: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.067: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.039: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.906: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.727: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.549: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.472: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.450: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.446: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.361: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.356: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.290: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.

Gas Price Report For November 21, 2016

Gas price trend for week of November 21, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas took another dip this week, a consecutive weekly decline that will benefit drivers just as the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel gets underway. According to the weekly release from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average price of regular unleaded fell nearly three cents per gallon during the week. The average price now stands at $2.16 per gallon. Millions of drivers across the Gulf Coast and Lower Atlantic states enjoyed price declines of about six cents per gallon, twice the national average. However, prices in the Midwest increased on the week.

The cost of diesel declined again this week, adding another two cents to last week’s decline. The E.I.A. reports the national average cost of diesel is now at $2.42 per gallon.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.591: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.422: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.291: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.197: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.185: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.172: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.075: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.014: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.918: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.637: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.549: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.471: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.455: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.442: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.356: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.355: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.296: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.

Gas Price Report For November 14, 2016

Gas price trend for week of November 14, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas took a bit of a dip this week, according to the weekly release from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The average price of regular unleaded fell nearly a nickel per gallon during the week, the E.I.A. report shows. The nationwide average now stands at $2.18 per gallon, but millions of drivers across the Gulf Coast and Midwest are paying less than $2.00 per gallon.

The cost of diesel took a breather this week, but declines did not match those of regular gasoline. The E.I.A. reports the national average cost of diesel is now at $2.44 per gallon.

Regional cost averages for both gasoline and diesel are listed below, ranked from highest to lowest price.

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.645: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.456: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.321: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.235: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.225: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.217: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.138: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.994: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.975: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.657: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.564: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.492: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.482: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.453: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.387: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.363: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.316: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Note: PADD is an acronym for Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts.