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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

Gasoline Release Date: May 18, 2015   |   Next Release Date: May 26, 2015
        Diesel Fuel Release Date: May 18, 2015   |   Next Release Date: May 26, 2015

U.S. Regular Gasoline Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  05/04/15 05/11/15 05/18/15   week ago year ago
U.S. 2.664 2.691 2.744   values are up 0.053 values are down -0.921
East Coast (PADD1) 2.578 2.608 2.629   values are up 0.021 values are down -1.030
  New England (PADD1A) 2.641 2.665 2.681   values are up 0.016 values are down -1.047
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.673 2.709 2.712   values are up 0.003 values are down -0.992
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.488 2.516 2.551   values are up 0.035 values are down -1.054
Midwest (PADD2) 2.499 2.508 2.597   values are up 0.089 values are down -1.014
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.384 2.436 2.466   values are up 0.030 values are down -0.973
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.567 2.634 2.688   values are up 0.054 values are down -0.817
West Coast (PADD5) 3.416 3.444 3.513   values are up 0.069 values are down -0.502
  West Coast less California 2.909 2.948 3.005   values are up 0.057 values are down -0.762
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States
            Change from
    05/04/15 05/11/15 05/18/15   week ago year ago
California   3.711 3.732 3.807   values are up 0.075 values are down -0.352
Colorado   2.470 2.526 2.564   values are up 0.038 values are down -0.885
Florida   2.528 2.574 2.574   no change 0.000 values are down -1.031
Massachusetts   2.595 2.613 2.630   values are up 0.017 values are down -1.028
Minnesota   2.476 2.494 2.584   values are up 0.090 values are down -0.918
New York   2.748 2.792 2.802   values are up 0.010 values are down -1.040
Ohio   2.462 2.477 2.622   values are up 0.145 values are down -1.077
Texas   2.387 2.443 2.470   values are up 0.027 values are down -0.983
Washington   2.921 2.964 2.999   values are up 0.035 values are down -0.864
Cities
Boston   2.591 2.608 2.625   values are up 0.017 values are down -1.026
Chicago   2.883 2.813 2.902   values are up 0.089 values are down -0.975
Cleveland   2.440 2.478 2.606   values are up 0.128 values are down -1.107
Denver   2.453 2.528 2.556   values are up 0.028 values are down -0.877
Houston   2.341 2.357 2.395   values are up 0.038 values are down -1.022
Los Angeles   3.809 3.856 3.987   values are up 0.131 values are down -0.217
Miami   2.742 2.758 2.795   values are up 0.037 values are down -0.967
New York City   2.644 2.678 2.685   values are up 0.007 values are down -1.027
San Francisco   3.732 3.702 3.724   values are up 0.022 values are down -0.480
Seattle   2.995 3.056 3.071   values are up 0.015 values are down -0.829

 

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  05/04/15 05/11/15 05/18/15   week ago year ago
U.S. 2.854 2.878 2.904   values are up 0.026 values are down -1.030
East Coast (PADD1) 2.978 2.997 3.007   values are up 0.010 values are down -1.020
  New England (PADD1A) 3.066 3.091 3.093   values are up 0.002 values are down -1.046
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.133 3.151 3.158   values are up 0.007 values are down -0.978
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.844 2.860 2.875   values are up 0.015 values are down -1.044
Midwest (PADD2) 2.715 2.748 2.791   values are up 0.043 values are down -1.110
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.751 2.771 2.793   values are up 0.022 values are down -0.998
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.764 2.772 2.813   values are up 0.041 values are down -1.141
West Coast (PADD5) 3.112 3.139 3.162   values are up 0.023 values are down -0.863
  West Coast less California 2.971 3.002 3.033   values are up 0.031 values are down -0.890
  California 3.227 3.250 3.268   values are up 0.018 values are down -0.842
*prices include all taxes

What we pay for in a gallon of:

What We Pay For In A Gallon Of Regular Gasoline (April 2015) Retail Price: $2.47/gallon Taxes - Fees collected on a gallon of fuel that are 
paid to the federal, state, or local government. Distribution and Marketing - Products are shipped by 
pipeline, stored at terminals, and trucks deliver gasoline and diesel fuel to retail stations. Refiners - process crude oil to make gasoline, diesel fuel, 
and other products for sale to retailers and resellers. Crude oil - Domestic and foreign crude oil producers 
sell crude oil to refiners for processing.
What We Pay For In A Gallon Of Diesel (April 2015) Retail Price: $2.78/gallon Taxes - Fees collected on a gallon of fuel that are paid to the federal, state, or local government. Distribution and Marketing - Products are shipped by pipeline, stored at terminals, and 
trucks deliver gasoline and diesel fuel to retail stations. Refiners - process crude oil to make gasoline, diesel fuel, and other products for sale to retailers and resellers. Crude oil - Domestic and foreign crude oil producers sell crude oil to refiners for processing.

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   Gasoline:
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    • Reformulated gasoline map
    • Map of states in each region
    • Gasoline city definitions

   Diesel Fuel:
    • Map of states in each region

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Pump methodology and data history
Federal and state motor fuel taxes

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