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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

Gasoline Release Date: May 13, 2019   |   Next Release Date: May 20, 2019
        Diesel Fuel Release Date: May 13, 2019   |   Next Release Date: May 20, 2019

U.S. Regular Gasoline Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  04/29/19 05/06/19 05/13/19   week ago year ago
U.S. 2.887 2.897 2.866   values are down -0.031 values are down -0.007
East Coast (PADD1) 2.780 2.792 2.754   values are down -0.038 values are down -0.066
  New England (PADD1A) 2.824 2.860 2.839   values are down -0.021 values are down -0.035
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.932 2.929 2.912   values are down -0.017 values are down -0.032
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.675 2.690 2.635   values are down -0.055 values are down -0.091
Midwest (PADD2) 2.765 2.767 2.738   values are down -0.029 values are down -0.044
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.582 2.557 2.518   values are down -0.039 values are down -0.095
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.843 2.919 2.964   values are up 0.045 values are up 0.042
West Coast (PADD5) 3.671 3.707 3.690   values are down -0.017 values are up 0.285
  West Coast less California 3.295 3.346 3.356   values are up 0.010 values are up 0.190
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States
            Change from
    04/29/19 05/06/19 05/13/19   week ago year ago
California   3.982 4.006 3.968   values are down -0.038 values are up 0.369
Colorado   2.752 2.779 2.812   values are up 0.033 values are up 0.094
Florida   2.664 2.733 2.658   values are down -0.075 values are down -0.130
Massachusetts   2.798 2.838 2.826   values are down -0.012 values are down -0.007
Minnesota   2.744 2.736 2.712   values are down -0.024 values are down -0.007
New York   2.901 2.916 2.911   values are down -0.005 values are down -0.031
Ohio   2.670 2.739 2.584   values are down -0.155 values are down -0.200
Texas   2.603 2.573 2.530   values are down -0.043 values are down -0.098
Washington   3.404 3.451 3.461   values are up 0.010 values are up 0.172
Cities
Boston   2.799 2.841 2.830   values are down -0.011 values are down -0.003
Chicago   3.113 3.154 3.224   values are up 0.070 values are up 0.192
Cleveland   2.670 2.740 2.639   values are down -0.101 values are down -0.180
Denver   2.707 2.736 2.778   values are up 0.042 values are up 0.097
Houston   2.611 2.612 2.589   values are down -0.023 values are down -0.020
Los Angeles   3.974 3.987 3.930   values are down -0.057 values are up 0.308
Miami   2.692 2.746 2.679   values are down -0.067 values are down -0.130
New York City   2.924 2.927 2.915   values are down -0.012 values are down -0.029
San Francisco   4.032 4.049 4.017   values are down -0.032 values are up 0.365
Seattle   3.534 3.561 3.562   values are up 0.001 values are up 0.191

 

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  04/29/19 05/06/19 05/13/19   week ago year ago
U.S. 3.169 3.171 3.160   values are down -0.011 values are down -0.079
East Coast (PADD1) 3.194 3.190 3.176   values are down -0.014 values are down -0.060
  New England (PADD1A) 3.236 3.245 3.238   values are down -0.007 values are down -0.013
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.385 3.379 3.365   values are down -0.014 values are down -0.015
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.057 3.051 3.035   values are down -0.016 values are down -0.097
Midwest (PADD2) 3.058 3.064 3.046   values are down -0.018 values are down -0.129
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.939 2.927 2.905   values are down -0.022 values are down -0.107
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.183 3.186 3.181   values are down -0.005 values are down -0.135
West Coast (PADD5) 3.730 3.765 3.790   values are up 0.025 values are up 0.059
  West Coast less California 3.346 3.345 3.355   values are up 0.010 values are down -0.127
  California 4.035 4.097 4.136   values are up 0.039 values are up 0.207
*prices include all taxes

What we pay for in a gallon of:

What We Pay For In A Gallon Of Regular Gasoline (March 2019) Retail Price: $2.52/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 (March 2019) Retail Price: $3.08/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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