Gas Price Update For March 14, 2016

Gas price trend for week of March 14, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – Gas prices surged on the week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, as the price of crude oil rebounded and refiners continued switching to new summer gasoline blends ahead of the busy driving season. This week’s E.I.A. survey shows the price of a gallon of regular unleaded jumped 12-cents per gallon to $1.96. The increase was more than the previous three weeks’ price advances, combined. Prices surged by doubled digits in all regions except the Rocky Mountain states, and the broad west coast region, sans California, slipped above the two-dollar price point for the first time in several weeks.

Diesel prices also surged, according to the E.I.A. report. Prices for diesel increased anywhere from six to nine cents per gallon, and the national average price jumped from $2.02 last week to $2.10 this week.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.394: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.045: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$1.929: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.922: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$1.885: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.884: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.867: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.856: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.746: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.285: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.249: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.204: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.153: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.070: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.065: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.999: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.990: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For March 7, 2016

Gas price trend for week of March 7, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The upward swing in gas prices extended into a second week this week, according to the latest report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The E.I.A. weekly data show the average price of a gallon of gas is now $1.84, with prices rising in all regions.

The price of diesel also went up three cents, according to the report. The average price of diesel has gone back above the two-dollar threshold to settle at $2.02.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.244: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$1.904: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$1.819: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$1.815: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.784: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.779: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.778: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.749: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.603: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.219: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.188: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.147: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.077: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.983: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.979: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.927: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.907: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For February 29, 2016

Gas price trend for week of February 29, 2016Fort Lauderdale, FL – The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded shot up about a nickel during the past week, according to the latest weekly release from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Steep price increases in California and across the midwest, coupled with smaller increases across the gulf coast states, dragged the U.S. price average up to $1.78 per gallon.

The average price of diesel notched upward about a penny per gallon to settle at $1.99. Prices held steady across most of the east coast but edged up in all other regions, according to the E.I.A.

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

Regional Gasoline Averages:

$2.208: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$1.865: PADD 5 WEST COAST (W/O CA)
$1.802: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$1.770: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$1.738: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.722: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.702: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.681: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.559: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Regional Diesel Averages:

$2.191: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.171: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.154: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.054: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.945: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.937: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.881: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.874: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

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.