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Posted September 4, 2015Today in Energy

Gasoline prices in week before Labor Day lowest in 11 years ›

The U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline was $2.51/gallon (g) on August 31, the lowest price for the Monday before Labor Day since 2004, and 95¢/g lower than the same time last year. Declines in crude oil prices are the main driver behind falling U.S. gasoline prices. More

Source: EIA, Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update


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WTI crude oil futures price

9/3/2015: $46.75/bbl

up$4.19 from week earlier
down$48.79 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

9/3/2015: $2.725/mmBtu

up$0.087 from week earlier
down$1.122 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

8/29/2015: 18.702 million tons

up0.247 million tons from week earlier
down0.888 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

8/28/2015: 3,193 Bcf

up94 Bcf from week earlier
up495 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

8/28/2015: 455.4 mmbbl

up4.7 mmbbl from week earlier
up95.9 mmbbl from year earlier


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