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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

Gasoline Release Date: November 13, 2018   |   Next Release Date: November 19, 2018
        Diesel Fuel Release Date: November 13, 2018   |   Next Release Date: November 19, 2018

U.S. Regular Gasoline Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  10/29/18 11/05/18 11/12/18   week ago year ago
U.S. 2.811 2.753 2.686   values are down -0.067 values are up 0.094
East Coast (PADD1) 2.733 2.680 2.621   values are down -0.059 values are up 0.075
  New England (PADD1A) 2.812 2.776 2.724   values are down -0.052 values are up 0.124
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.853 2.805 2.740   values are down -0.065 values are up 0.082
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.636 2.575 2.520   values are down -0.055 values are up 0.074
Midwest (PADD2) 2.680 2.604 2.512   values are down -0.092 values are down -0.013
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.523 2.455 2.387   values are down -0.068 values are up 0.085
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.958 2.935 2.891   values are down -0.044 values are up 0.349
West Coast (PADD5) 3.482 3.450 3.401   values are down -0.049 values are up 0.317
  West Coast less California 3.231 3.208 3.174   values are down -0.034 values are up 0.418
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States
            Change from
    10/29/18 11/05/18 11/12/18   week ago year ago
California   3.683 3.644 3.582   values are down -0.062 values are up 0.307
Colorado   2.854 2.818 2.738   values are down -0.080 values are up 0.200
Florida   2.669 2.599 2.535   values are down -0.064 values are up 0.021
Massachusetts   2.804 2.782 2.729   values are down -0.053 values are up 0.140
Minnesota   2.726 2.683 2.583   values are down -0.100 values are up 0.057
New York   2.888 2.868 2.813   values are down -0.055 values are up 0.183
Ohio   2.640 2.497 2.373   values are down -0.124 values are down -0.109
Texas   2.496 2.430 2.356   values are down -0.074 values are up 0.059
Washington   3.442 3.430 3.389   values are down -0.041 values are up 0.404
Cities
Boston   2.789 2.770 2.729   values are down -0.041 values are up 0.152
Chicago   2.835 2.753 2.659   values are down -0.094 values are down -0.121
Cleveland   2.655 2.561 2.451   values are down -0.110 values are down -0.158
Denver   2.815 2.773 2.689   values are down -0.084 values are up 0.168
Houston   2.471 2.418 2.345   values are down -0.073 values are up 0.146
Los Angeles   3.701 3.645 3.574   values are down -0.071 values are up 0.211
Miami   2.721 2.668 2.615   values are down -0.053 values are down -0.130
New York City   2.829 2.789 2.712   values are down -0.077 values are up 0.097
San Francisco   3.722 3.710 3.649   values are down -0.061 values are up 0.366
Seattle   3.501 3.491 3.459   values are down -0.032 values are up 0.432

 

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  10/29/18 11/05/18 11/12/18   week ago year ago
U.S. 3.355 3.338 3.317   values are down -0.021 values are up 0.402
East Coast (PADD1) 3.346 3.329 3.314   values are down -0.015 values are up 0.430
  New England (PADD1A) 3.365 3.362 3.356   values are down -0.006 values are up 0.506
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.523 3.498 3.483   values are down -0.015 values are up 0.465
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.217 3.205 3.187   values are down -0.018 values are up 0.392
Midwest (PADD2) 3.310 3.286 3.262   values are down -0.024 values are up 0.378
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 3.117 3.106 3.085   values are down -0.021 values are up 0.388
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.405 3.398 3.378   values are down -0.020 values are up 0.386
West Coast (PADD5) 3.848 3.833 3.807   values are down -0.026 values are up 0.417
  West Coast less California 3.564 3.538 3.514   values are down -0.024 values are up 0.394
  California 4.074 4.068 4.040   values are down -0.028 values are up 0.430
*prices include all taxes

What we pay for in a gallon of:

What We Pay For In A Gallon Of Regular Gasoline (September 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 (September 2018) Retail Price: $3.26/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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