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.

Gas Price Update For December 14, 2015

Gas price trend for week of December 14, 2015Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas fell nearly two cents last week, although the nation’s average per gallon price only ticked down a penny due to rounding. Still, the price of regular unleaded will only set you back about $2.04, when averaged coast to coast. The falling price of gas continues to follow steep declines in crude oil prices.

Across the nation, nearly every survey region reported a decline in fuel costs. The Midwest, known for volatility, has been the scene of relatively stable prices for the past few weeks; still, prices there increased a penny during the past week, the only region where prices reversed course.

For all other regions, prices were down anywhere from a penny to as much as four cents per gallon. Prices by region are as follows, ranked highest to lowest:

$2.514: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.137: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.095: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.043: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$1.995: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.958: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.901: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.788: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

$2.552: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.501: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.453: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.375: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.372: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.294: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.258: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$2.212: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For December 7, 2015

Gas price trend for December 7, 2015Las Vegas, NV – The price of gas remained steady or declined slightly during the past week. Prices in a third survey district fell under the $2.00 per gallon threshold, helping to bring the U.S. average down a penny to $2.05. The price changes were detailed in the regular weekly updated from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Prices in the Lower Atlantic states fell to an average $1.98 per gallon, making it the third region of eight where prices are under the $2.00 threshold. The other two are the Midwest and the gulf coast. Prices in the Midwest ticked up slightly, to $1.89, the only region where prices edge higher. However, the Midwest has long been subjected to regional pricing volatility. Along the gulf coast, prices fell slightly in many areas, but the district’s official average price point remained the same, at $1.82.

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

$2.537: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.171: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.135: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.074: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.014: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$1.983: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.890: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.816: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For November 30, 2015

Gas price trend for week of November 30, 2015Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas took a dip, along with the temperatures, across most regions of the United States during the past week, giving U.S. drivers a reason to extend a period of giving thanks. The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported a 3-cent drop in gas prices, bringing the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded to just $2.06.

The price of gas along the gulf coast is now only $1.82 per gallon, as the region retained its status during the week as having the nation’s cheapest fuel. The midwest was not far behind, with gas costing just $1.88 per gallon. California and the west coast had the highest prices, with the cost of regular unleaded going for $2.69 and $2.55, respectively. Without California’s enormous economic influence added to the calculation, west coast gas averages only $2.31 per gallon.

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

$2.551: PADD 5 WEST COAST (INCL. CA)
$2.176: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.150: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.087: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.052: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.002: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.877: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.824: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For November 23, 2015

Gas price trend for week of November 23, 2015Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of gas fell precipitously during the past week, shedding nine cents per gallon, on average, for drivers across the United States. Prices came down in all regions, according to the regular update from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, which reports this week the average price, nationwide, has fallen to $2.09. The price declines have been lead by significant reductions across two key regions: the gulf coast and the midwest, both of which now share the numbers one and two spots, respectively, for regions with the country’s cheapest gas.

However, the cost of filling the tank remained nearly the same for most drivers across the New England and central Atlantic regions. The price of fuel only came down two cents across New England and four cents across the central Atlantic. California continues to have the highest gas prices in the country, with the cost of regular unleaded setting one back $2.72 per gallon.

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

$2.579: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.184: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.148: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.107: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.092: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.036: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.935: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$1.854: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For November 16, 2015

Gas price trend for the week of November 16, 2015Fort Lauderdale, FL – The price of filling the fuel tank came down during the past week, by a nationwide average of six cents per gallon, according to the weekly update from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The average price of a gallon of unleaded gas is now $2.18, with many regions reclaiming lower prices following last week’s unexpected increase.

The costliest place to buy gasoline remains California and the broader west coast, where prices are at $2.64 per gallon, but the price is down three cents from last week. Sans the Golden State, the price of regular unleaded settled at just $2.39 for the west coast region. Prices along the gulf coast were the lowest, at $1.93 per gallon. Midwest gas prices endured a radical price swing this week, but to the benefit of the consumer; prices across the region fell an average of 13¢ per gallon during the week.

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

$2.636: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.220: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.085: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.136: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.168: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.155: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.103: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.926: PADD 3 GULF COAST

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

Gas Price Update For November 9, 2015


Gas price trend for week of November 9, 2015Fort Lauderdale, FL
 – U.S. gas prices moved slightly higher during the past week, led largely by strong price gains in key regions. The average U.S. gas price nudged higher by about two cents, according to the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. However, in regions where the price did increase, the increases were typically much higher than a couple cents.

Strong declines in prices across the Rocky Mountain and across the midwestern states held the U.S. average in check. Prices surged the lower Atlantic states and along the Gulf Coast, with moderate price increases seen in California and, more broadly, the far west coast.

The highest gas prices are found on the west coast, sans California, where prices edged upward by almost five cents per gallon. With the golden state added to the mix, prices only slipped up by two cents. The lowest prices were still to be found on the gulf coast, but prices in that survey district, too, jumped during the past week, climbing almost six cents per gallon.t

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

$2.667: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.229: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.215: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.181: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.176: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.164: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.111: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.972: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Gas Price Update for November 2, 2015

Gas price trend for week of November 2, 2015Fort Lauderdale, FL – U.S. gas prices held steady or moved lower, on average, in most areas during the past week. However a pair of survey regions showed prices moving higher, according to the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

The U.S. average price came down to $2.22 per gallon, according to the weekly release from the E.I.A. Prices along the Gulf Coast continued falling, already well below the $2.00 mark, with the average regional gas price hitting about $1.92 per gallon. The highest gas prices are found on the west coast, where prices still fell to an average of $2.65 per gallon. Without California in the mix, the west coast average fell to $2.35 per gallon.

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

$2.646: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.268: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.240: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.174: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.153: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.114: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.057: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.916: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Gas Price Update For October 26, 2015

Gas price trend for week of October 26, 2015Baltimore, MD – U.S. gas prices dropped about five cents, on average, during the past week, as prices along the Gulf Coast dropped well below the $2.00 threshold. The U.S. average price came down to $2.23 per gallon this week, according to the weekly release from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Many survey regions across the U.S. were below that average.

The highest gas prices are found on the west coast, particularly in California. The average price of gas in the far west was $2.68 per gallon, the highest of all the survey regions. California, by itself, has an average gas price of $2.85 per gallon. The lowest was the gulf coast, where the official average price fell to $1.95.

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

$2.677: PADD 5 WEST COAST
$2.302: PADD 4 ROCKY MOUNTAIN
$2.228: PADD 2 MIDWEST
$2.195: PADD 1b CENTRAL ATLANTIC
$2.163: PADD 1a NEW ENGLAND
$2.128: PADD 1 EAST COAST
$2.068: PADD 1c LOWER ATLANTIC
$1.945: PADD 3 GULF COAST

Penna Turnpike Exit 320 To Close Saturday Night

IMG_1681Repairs On Exit Tolling Equipment Forcing Temporary Shutdown

Exit 320 from the Pennsylvania Turnpike to State Road 29, also known as US Highway 202, will be closing overnight Saturday, according to a statement released today by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. The exit is an E-ZPass Only exit. The closure is set to last from 10 p.m. Saturday until 7 a.m. Sunday, but the closure times may change, based upon weather, said Renee Colburn, the PA Turnpike spokesperson.

In her written statement, Colburn said the closure is necessary to repair and upgrade electronic tolling equipment. Message boards will direct drivers who would normally want to utilize the exit.

Authorities are advising travelers driving westbound to use the Valley Forge exit, which is exit 326. Eastbound travelers are being advised to use the Downingtown exit, at mile marker 312. Alternatively, either exit may be used for drivers traveling in either direction. Please reference the Pennsylvania Turnpike map directory for a full list of exits near to SR 29.