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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

Gasoline Release Date: August 12, 2019   |   Next Release Date: August 19, 2019
        Diesel Fuel Release Date: August 12, 2019   |   Next Release Date: August 19, 2019

U.S. Regular Gasoline Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  07/29/19 08/05/19 08/12/19   week ago year ago
U.S. 2.715 2.688 2.624   values are down -0.064 values are down -0.219
East Coast (PADD1) 2.629 2.599 2.552   values are down -0.047 values are down -0.251
  New England (PADD1A) 2.700 2.688 2.654   values are down -0.034 values are down -0.228
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.786 2.770 2.725   values are down -0.045 values are down -0.202
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.512 2.469 2.418   values are down -0.051 values are down -0.285
Midwest (PADD2) 2.659 2.633 2.522   values are down -0.111 values are down -0.226
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.422 2.385 2.324   values are down -0.061 values are down -0.262
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.708 2.699 2.688   values are down -0.011 values are down -0.256
West Coast (PADD5) 3.306 3.292 3.259   values are down -0.033 values are down -0.070
  West Coast less California 3.011 2.997 2.985   values are down -0.012 values are down -0.147
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States
            Change from
    07/29/19 08/05/19 08/12/19   week ago year ago
California   3.551 3.537 3.487   values are down -0.050 values are down -0.004
Colorado   2.558 2.523 2.507   values are down -0.016 values are down -0.227
Florida   2.520 2.454 2.376   values are down -0.078 values are down -0.392
Massachusetts   2.695 2.681 2.671   values are down -0.010 values are down -0.204
Minnesota   2.591 2.587 2.546   values are down -0.041 values are down -0.211
New York   2.793 2.783 2.763   values are down -0.020 values are down -0.150
Ohio   2.683 2.732 2.503   values are down -0.229 values are down -0.144
Texas   2.454 2.415 2.343   values are down -0.072 values are down -0.236
Washington   3.121 3.111 3.095   values are down -0.016 values are down -0.187
Cities
Boston   2.714 2.697 2.695   values are down -0.002 values are down -0.174
Chicago   3.072 2.961 2.780   values are down -0.181 values are down -0.176
Cleveland   2.700 2.716 2.569   values are down -0.147 values are down -0.146
Denver   2.498 2.460 2.432   values are down -0.028 values are down -0.276
Houston   2.453 2.430 2.383   values are down -0.047 values are down -0.212
Los Angeles   3.526 3.518 3.456   values are down -0.062 values are down -0.031
Miami   2.549 2.482 2.404   values are down -0.078 values are down -0.378
New York City   2.764 2.746 2.705   values are down -0.041 values are down -0.180
San Francisco   3.617 3.599 3.530   values are down -0.069 values are down -0.019
Seattle   3.338 3.305 3.290   values are down -0.015 values are down -0.013

 

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  07/29/19 08/05/19 08/12/19   week ago year ago
U.S. 3.034 3.032 3.011   values are down -0.021 values are down -0.206
East Coast (PADD1) 3.059 3.055 3.034   values are down -0.021 values are down -0.185
  New England (PADD1A) 3.106 3.107 3.073   values are down -0.034 values are down -0.192
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.246 3.233 3.215   values are down -0.018 values are down -0.172
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.924 2.923 2.904   values are down -0.019 values are down -0.187
Midwest (PADD2) 2.940 2.942 2.924   values are down -0.018 values are down -0.215
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.793 2.787 2.763   values are down -0.024 values are down -0.227
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.967 2.965 2.940   values are down -0.025 values are down -0.418
West Coast (PADD5) 3.606 3.605 3.580   values are down -0.025 values are down -0.134
  West Coast less California 3.186 3.182 3.164   values are down -0.018 values are down -0.261
  California 3.940 3.940 3.909   values are down -0.031 values are down -0.033
*prices include all taxes

What we pay for in a gallon of:

What We Pay For In A Gallon Of Regular Gasoline (June 2019) Retail Price: $2.72/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 (June 2019) Retail Price: $3.09/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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