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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

Gasoline Release Date: September 24, 2018   |   Next Release Date: October 1, 2018
        Diesel Fuel Release Date: September 24, 2018   |   Next Release Date: October 1, 2018

U.S. Regular Gasoline Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  09/10/18 09/17/18 09/24/18   week ago year ago
U.S. 2.833 2.841 2.844   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.261
East Coast (PADD1) 2.786 2.788 2.772   values are down -0.016 values are up 0.130
  New England (PADD1A) 2.864 2.869 2.856   values are down -0.013 values are up 0.152
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.928 2.929 2.906   values are down -0.023 values are up 0.205
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.674 2.676 2.664   values are down -0.012 values are up 0.084
Midwest (PADD2) 2.740 2.761 2.789   values are up 0.028 values are up 0.422
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.572 2.561 2.559   values are down -0.002 values are up 0.136
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.008 3.014 3.014   no change 0.000 values are up 0.432
West Coast (PADD5) 3.336 3.344 3.350   values are up 0.006 values are up 0.346
  West Coast less California 3.128 3.127 3.131   values are up 0.004 values are up 0.366
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States
            Change from
    09/10/18 09/17/18 09/24/18   week ago year ago
California   3.513 3.520 3.527   values are up 0.007 values are up 0.384
Colorado   2.827 2.869 2.874   values are up 0.005 values are up 0.403
Florida   2.725 2.708 2.692   values are down -0.016 values are up 0.065
Massachusetts   2.846 2.846 2.834   values are down -0.012 values are up 0.120
Minnesota   2.720 2.729 2.779   values are up 0.050 values are up 0.358
New York   2.911 2.918 2.900   values are down -0.018 values are up 0.190
Ohio   2.707 2.757 2.760   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.557
Texas   2.579 2.561 2.552   values are down -0.009 values are up 0.111
Washington   3.300 3.288 3.291   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.275
Cities
Boston   2.839 2.839 2.825   values are down -0.014 values are up 0.119
Chicago   2.918 2.955 2.983   values are up 0.028 values are up 0.559
Cleveland   2.729 2.794 2.766   values are down -0.028 values are up 0.421
Denver   2.830 2.849 2.854   values are up 0.005 values are up 0.397
Houston   2.497 2.492 2.509   values are up 0.017 values are up 0.129
Los Angeles   3.515 3.512 3.519   values are up 0.007 values are up 0.404
Miami   2.770 2.761 2.752   values are down -0.009 values are down -0.084
New York City   2.872 2.881 2.850   values are down -0.031 values are up 0.162
San Francisco   3.554 3.575 3.578   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.375
Seattle   3.309 3.303 3.322   values are up 0.019 values are up 0.285

 

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  09/10/18 09/17/18 09/24/18   week ago year ago
U.S. 3.258 3.268 3.271   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.483
East Coast (PADD1) 3.246 3.252 3.254   values are up 0.002 values are up 0.443
  New England (PADD1A) 3.255 3.267 3.270   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.508
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.407 3.415 3.416   values are up 0.001 values are up 0.491
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.131 3.135 3.136   values are up 0.001 values are up 0.396
Midwest (PADD2) 3.194 3.208 3.218   values are up 0.010 values are up 0.477
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 3.039 3.056 3.052   values are down -0.004 values are up 0.428
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.367 3.363 3.355   values are down -0.008 values are up 0.523
West Coast (PADD5) 3.746 3.755 3.759   values are up 0.004 values are up 0.656
  West Coast less California 3.465 3.473 3.473   no change 0.000 values are up 0.465
  California 3.969 3.979 3.986   values are up 0.007 values are up 0.806
*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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