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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

Gasoline Release Date: October 15, 2018   |   Next Release Date: October 22, 2018
        Diesel Fuel Release Date: October 15, 2018   |   Next Release Date: October 22, 2018

U.S. Regular Gasoline Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  10/01/18 10/08/18 10/15/18   week ago year ago
U.S. 2.866 2.903 2.879   values are down -0.024 values are up 0.390
East Coast (PADD1) 2.794 2.828 2.809   values are down -0.019 values are up 0.339
  New England (PADD1A) 2.857 2.871 2.854   values are down -0.017 values are up 0.274
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.905 2.937 2.914   values are down -0.023 values are up 0.353
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.707 2.745 2.730   values are down -0.015 values are up 0.361
Midwest (PADD2) 2.790 2.822 2.758   values are down -0.064 values are up 0.383
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.593 2.626 2.627   values are up 0.001 values are up 0.365
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.000 2.999 2.982   values are down -0.017 values are up 0.456
West Coast (PADD5) 3.412 3.475 3.494   values are up 0.019 values are up 0.556
  West Coast less California 3.149 3.187 3.235   values are up 0.048 values are up 0.536
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States
            Change from
    10/01/18 10/08/18 10/15/18   week ago year ago
California   3.624 3.707 3.708   values are up 0.001 values are up 0.631
Colorado   2.902 2.933 2.915   values are down -0.018 values are up 0.497
Florida   2.793 2.789 2.762   values are down -0.027 values are up 0.369
Massachusetts   2.842 2.848 2.823   values are down -0.025 values are up 0.222
Minnesota   2.815 2.817 2.809   values are down -0.008 values are up 0.448
New York   2.899 2.930 2.920   values are down -0.010 values are up 0.331
Ohio   2.697 2.801 2.631   values are down -0.170 values are up 0.246
Texas   2.587 2.606 2.609   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.345
Washington   3.311 3.349 3.410   values are up 0.061 values are up 0.508
Cities
Boston   2.827 2.831 2.799   values are down -0.032 values are up 0.206
Chicago   2.959 2.996 2.888   values are down -0.108 values are up 0.344
Cleveland   2.766 2.850 2.691   values are down -0.159 values are up 0.400
Denver   2.891 2.918 2.888   values are down -0.030 values are up 0.481
Houston   2.534 2.578 2.572   values are down -0.006 values are up 0.369
Los Angeles   3.646 3.733 3.730   values are down -0.003 values are up 0.663
Miami   2.823 2.823 2.796   values are down -0.027 values are up 0.061
New York City   2.864 2.898 2.881   values are down -0.017 values are up 0.344
San Francisco   3.662 3.737 3.752   values are up 0.015 values are up 0.607
Seattle   3.347 3.387 3.479   values are up 0.092 values are up 0.545

 

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  10/01/18 10/08/18 10/15/18   week ago year ago
U.S. 3.313 3.385 3.394   values are up 0.009 values are up 0.607
East Coast (PADD1) 3.292 3.360 3.382   values are up 0.022 values are up 0.585
  New England (PADD1A) 3.305 3.344 3.361   values are up 0.017 values are up 0.614
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.447 3.531 3.544   values are up 0.013 values are up 0.618
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.180 3.243 3.272   values are up 0.029 values are up 0.558
Midwest (PADD2) 3.278 3.351 3.351   no change 0.000 values are up 0.594
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 3.079 3.169 3.172   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.560
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.367 3.390 3.400   values are up 0.010 values are up 0.514
West Coast (PADD5) 3.802 3.866 3.880   values are up 0.014 values are up 0.791
  West Coast less California 3.506 3.558 3.591   values are up 0.033 values are up 0.588
  California 4.038 4.111 4.109   values are down -0.002 values are up 0.950
*prices include all taxes

What we pay for in a gallon of:

What We Pay For In A Gallon Of Regular Gasoline (August 2018) Retail Price: $2.84/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 (August 2018) Retail Price: $3.22/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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Procedures, Methodology, & Measures of Sampling Variability
   Gasoline
    • Standard Errors
   Diesel fuel
    • Coefficients of Variation

Geographical
   Gasoline:
    • Gasoline prices by region
    • Reformulated gasoline map
    • Map of states in each region
    • EIA city and state gasoline areas
    • Gasoline city definitions

   Diesel Fuel:
    • Map of states in each region

Other
Pump methodology and data history
Federal and state motor fuel taxes

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