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Posted May 22, 2015Today in Energy

U.S. retail gasoline prices lowest since 2009 heading into Memorial Day weekend ›

On May 18, the U.S. average retail price for gasoline was $2.74 per gallon ($/gal), or 92¢ per gallon (¢/gal) lower than at the same time last year. This is the lowest average price heading into the Memorial Day weekend—the traditional start of the summer driving season—since 2009. More


Source: Provided by GasBuddy.com

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WTI crude oil futures price

5/21/2015: $60.72/bbl

up$0.84 from week earlier
down$43.35 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

5/21/2015: $2.949/mmBtu

down$0.059 from week earlier
down$1.524 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

5/16/2015: 16.028 million tons

down0.001 million tons from week earlier
down2.660 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

5/15/2015: 1,989 Bcf

up92 Bcf from week earlier
up738 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

5/15/2015: 482.2 mmbbl

down2.7 mmbbl from week earlier
up90.9 mmbbl from year earlier

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