Gas Price Update For February 22, 2016

Gas price trend for the week of February 22, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The national average price of gas went up by a penny during the past week, the first time in several weeks the price of gas has notched in any direction other than down. The price change is detailed in the weekly petroleum update from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The EIA report shows the price of fuels went down for nearly all regions, but a sudden jump in prices across the midwest pushed the national average higher. The U.S. average gas price now rests at $1.73 per gallon of regular unleaded.

The same trend affected diesel prices, but not as intensely, according to the weekly report. The national average price of diesel held steady, overall, at $1.98 per gallon. But prices went up across the midwest and along the gulf coast.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.141: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$1.875: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$1.807: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$1.777: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.734: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.673: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.667: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.609: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.526: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.184: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.181: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.160: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.059: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.944: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.921: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.873: PADD 3 GULF COAST
$1.861: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN

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

Gas Price Update For February 15, 2016

Gas price update for week of February 15, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – Gas prices across the country fell again during the past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The average price of gas declined four cents to settle at $1.72 per gallon. Prices were flat in the midwest, but the cost of fuel declined in every other region. For drivers across the west coast, prices fell an astonishing ten cents per gallon.

The price of diesel fuels finally fell through the $2.00 level, settling at $1.98 per gallon for a nationwide average. In a peculiar twist, prices along the central Atlantic states are higher, on average, than the west coast averages this week. Typically, west coast prices are the highest in the country.

Gas and diesel prices, by region, are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.217: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$1.938: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$1.822: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$1.798: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.755: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.692: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.691: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.528: PADD 3 GULF COAST
$1.522: PADD 2 MIDWEST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.197: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.194: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.183: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.069: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.947: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.908: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.866: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.858: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Editor's note: The President's Day holiday on Monday, February 15, 2016, delayed the EIA report by one day.

Gas Price Update For February 8, 2016

Gas price trend for week of February 8, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – Gas prices plunged another six cents during the past week. The latest report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded has fallen to $1.76, with the cheapest prices in the country already closing in on the $1.50 mark.

The price of diesel fuels is on the verge of falling through the $2.00 floor, as average costs settled just under $2.01 per gallon during the past week.

For both gasoline and diesel prices, the highest prices are found on the west coast, and the midwest region traded places with the gulf coast states this week to become the least expensive place to buy fuel.

Gas and diesel prices, by region, are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.312: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.012: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$1.879: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$1.842: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.794: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.753: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.716: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.561: PADD 3 GULF COAST
$1.518: PADD 2 MIDWEST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.236: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.224: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.201: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.087: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.959: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.929: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.914: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.896: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For February 1, 2016

Gas price trend for week of February 1, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas continued its downward trend during the past week. According to the weekly petroleum update from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded is down to $1.82. As with previous reports, the EIA data show drivers on the west coast and, in particular, California are paying the highest for gas, while drivers along  the gulf coast are paying the least.

The  price of diesel continues to come down, as well, although the national price average has yet to break through the $2.00 per gallon threshold. The EIA report shows the weekly diesel price dropped to an average $2.03 per gallon.

Gas and diesel prices, by region, are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.375: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.073: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$1.914: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$1.887: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.836: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.803: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.763: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.622: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.590: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.273: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.239: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.219: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.111: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.992: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.969: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.941: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.917: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Editor's Note: The graphic on this article has been modified. The date was corrected from 1/25/2016 to 2/1/2016.

Gas Price Update For January 25, 2016

Gas price update for week of January 25, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas reached another new low during the past week. The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas is down to $1.86 across the U.S., according to the weekly petroleum update from Energy Information Administration. The only region where gas is officially above the $2.00 threshold is the West Coast, where the influence of California drags the averages significantly higher.

Meanwhile, the price of diesel continues to come down, as well. The EIA report shows the weekly diesel price dropped to an average $2.07 per gallon, though some regions are now enjoying price averages below $2.00.

Gas and diesel prices, by region, are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.459: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.141: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$1.949: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$1.916: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.866: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.861: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.790: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.630: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.628: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.325: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.264: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.240: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.160: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$2.140: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.015: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.025: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.987: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.957: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For January 18, 2016

Gas price trend for week of January 18, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas across the United State has officially fallen below $2.00 for most drivers across the United States. The weekly gas price survey from the Energy Information Administration, delayed for the federal holiday this week, reported the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded has now fallen to only $1.91. That price is a 9-cent drop from last week.

Drivers across the broad west coast region are the only group, as a whole, still paying well over $2.00 per gallon to fill up the tank.

Prices by region are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.523: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$1.979: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$1.950: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.906: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.905: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.838: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.712: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.672: PADD 3 GULF COAST

The price of diesel fuels, by region, are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.359: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.305: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.277: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.174: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.078: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.054: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.023: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.014: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For January 11, 2016

Gas price trend for week of January 11, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The cost of filling up the tank continued to drop during the past week, with the official U.S. price average falling below the critical $2.00 threshold. According to the Energy Information Administration, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded dipped over three cents on the week to settle at $1.996 per gallon.

For drivers in most regions, the price of gas is well below the national average, but the cost of gassing-up in California, and the higher prices across the broad west coast region, tend to drag the nationwide averages higher. Aside from the west coast survey district, only the central Atlantic states have a regional price average over $2.00 per gallon, as of the release of the January 11 survey data.

Prices by region are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.630: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.053: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.007: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.970: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.946: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.896: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.821: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.727: PADD 3 GULF COAST

The price of diesel fuels, by region, are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.426: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.350: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.335: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.229: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.134: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.116: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.096: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.080: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For January 4, 2016

Gas price trend for week of January 4, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas fell for most drivers across the U.S. during the New Year’s holiday, but continuing price increases in California weighed down the national averages, preventing the U.S. weekly price index from changing on the week. That means that, at least technically, the average driver in the United States is paying $2.03 for a gallon of regular unleaded, according to the Energy Information Administration.

For drivers outside of California, the price of gas continued falling in nearly every survey region, including the midwest, where costs had gone up the previous week. The averages across the broader west coast region did not move, even with California removed the formula.

Prices by region are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.663: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.074: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.039: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.999: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.964: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.930: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.860: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.750: PADD 3 GULF COAST

The price of diesel fuels, by region, are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.464: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.391: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.344: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.260: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.191: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.143: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.130: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.114: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For December 28, 2015

Gas price trend for week of December 28, 2015Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas dropped for most people across the country during the past week, according to the latest release from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. However, substantial price increases in California and a smaller increase in gas prices in the midwest caused the national average to edge upward slightly. Nonetheless, the technical average remained unchanged on the week at $2.03 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

For drivers in California, the price of gas went up a heart-stopping nine cents per gallon to settle at an average $2.83. That dragged west coast prices six cents higher on the week. Drivers across the midwest were hit with a price increase for the first time in over a month, as the cost of gas lurched upward by about three cents. Still, that region remains the second cheapest place in the country to fill up the tank. For all other survey regions, the price of gas was down on the week.

Prices by region are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.630: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.093: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.056: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.015: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.972: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.943: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.873: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.760: PADD 3 GULF COAST

The price of diesel fuels, by region, are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.467: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.412: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.365: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.279: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.227: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.163: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.161: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.140: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For December 21, 2015

Gas price trend for week of December 21, 2015Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas trickled down another penny during the past week, according to the latest release from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The overall price of gas across the United States dipped to $2.03 for a gallon of regular unleaded. Prices declined across most survey districts, although there were noticeable increases in California and the broader west coast region.

The Midwestern states enjoyed the largest decline in prices on the week, nearly six cents, while that same six cents was tacked onto the west coast region’s average gas price. For the Midwest, the price of fuel dropped to only $1.85 per gallon, only a few cents higher than the Gulf Coast, where prices are lowest, at $1.78. For the west coast, however, prices jumped to $2.57 per gallon. Prices in the Lower Atlantic states nudge upward by a penny.

Prices by region are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.570: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.115: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.080: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.035: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.994: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.962: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.846: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.781: PADD 3 GULF COAST

The price of diesel fuels, by region, are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.505: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.438: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.397: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.318: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.304: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.227: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.210: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.181: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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