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Release date: March 20, 2019  |  Next release date: March 27, 2019

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Regular gasoline retail prices (dollars per gallon)

Retail average regular gasoline prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/19/18 03/18/19 03/11/19 03/04/19 02/25/19 02/18/19 02/11/19 02/04/19
U.S. 2.598 2.548 2.471 2.422 2.390 2.317 2.276 2.254
East Coast (PADD 1) 2.536 2.518 2.430 2.385 2.349 2.267 2.236 2.244
Midwest (PADD 2) 2.495 2.475 2.400 2.329 2.306 2.207 2.150 2.080
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 2.304 2.301 2.217 2.181 2.113 2.048 1.959 1.931
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 2.443 2.321 2.253 2.212 2.193 2.182 2.166 2.175
West Coast (PADD 5) 3.215 3.027 2.978 2.945 2.934 2.922 2.921 2.912
Retail conventional regular gasoline prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/19/18 03/18/19 03/11/19 03/04/19 02/25/19 02/18/19 02/11/19 02/04/19
U.S. 2.494 2.477 2.399 2.352 2.311 2.230 2.187 2.162
East Coast (PADD 1) 2.519 2.520 2.424 2.383 2.333 2.242 2.215 2.220
Midwest (PADD 2) 2.480 2.450 2.387 2.314 2.284 2.191 2.131 2.064
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 2.305 2.292 2.210 2.189 2.123 2.039 1.959 1.943
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 2.443 2.321 2.253 2.212 2.193 2.182 2.166 2.175
West Coast (PADD 5) 2.932 2.807 2.747 2.717 2.704 2.711 2.711 2.713
Retail reformulated regular gasoline prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/19/18 03/18/19 03/11/19 03/04/19 02/25/19 02/18/19 02/11/19 02/04/19
U.S. 2.817 2.700 2.625 2.574 2.560 2.502 2.466 2.451
East Coast (PADD 1) 2.565 2.513 2.441 2.390 2.380 2.311 2.274 2.288
Midwest (PADD 2) 2.588 2.623 2.481 2.413 2.430 2.300 2.262 2.176
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 2.301 2.323 2.233 2.160 2.089 2.070 1.959 1.904
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
West Coast (PADD 5) 3.338 3.153 3.109 3.075 3.065 3.044 3.043 3.026

RBOB regular gasoline futures prices (dollars per gallon)

RBOB regular gasoline futures prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 02/22/19 02/15/19 02/08/19 02/01/19
Contract 1 1.946 1.858 1.802 1.730 1.611 1.573 1.446 1.437
Contract 2 1.957 1.845 1.800 1.744 1.767 1.738 1.625 1.635
Contract 3 1.959 1.836 1.798 1.748 1.782 1.752 1.639 1.650
Contract 4 1.950 1.825 1.790 1.744 1.787 1.756 1.644 1.657

Gasoline stocks (million barrels) and days of supply

Total gasoline stocks (million barrels) more stock data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 02/22/19 02/15/19 02/08/19 02/01/19
U.S. 243.1 241.5 246.1 250.7 254.9 256.8 258.3 257.9
East Coast (PADD 1) 59.7 64.0 63.5 65.0 68.6 67.6 69.5 71.3
Midwest (PADD 2) 58.8 55.8 56.9 58.4 58.5 59.4 58.7 61.9
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 83.8 83.1 85.5 87.2 87.4 89.6 90.5 84.8
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 8.1 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.7 7.5 7.5 7.4
West Coast (PADD 5) 32.8 31.3 32.8 32.8 32.7 32.8 32.1 32.6
Conventional gasoline stocks (million barrels) more stock data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 02/22/19 02/15/19 02/08/19 02/01/19
U.S. 24.5 22.3 22.9 24.5 25.3 26.8 27.0 26.5
East Coast (PADD 1) 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.6 5.1 5.6 5.8 5.6
Midwest (PADD 2) 6.2 6.5 6.1 6.3 6.2 6.9 6.6 7.0
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 9.9 7.7 8.9 9.8 9.8 10.4 11.1 10.3
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.6
West Coast (PADD 5) 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.1 1.8 2.1
Reformulated gasoline stocks (million barrels) more stock data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 02/22/19 02/15/19 02/08/19 02/01/19
U.S. 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
West Coast (PADD 5) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Blending components stocks (million barrels) more stock data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 02/22/19 02/15/19 02/08/19 02/01/19
U.S. 218.5 219.2 223.1 226.2 229.6 230.0 231.3 231.3
East Coast (PADD 1) 55.2 59.6 59.2 60.4 63.4 61.9 63.7 65.7
Midwest (PADD 2) 52.6 49.2 50.8 52.1 52.3 52.6 52.1 54.9
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 73.8 75.4 76.7 77.5 77.6 79.1 79.4 74.4
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 6.3 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.8
West Coast (PADD 5) 30.6 29.3 30.8 30.6 30.4 30.7 30.3 30.5
Days of supply (number of days) more supply data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 02/22/19 02/15/19 02/08/19 02/01/19
U.S. 26.2 26.4 27.4 28.3 28.7 28.5 28.6 28.6
Note: Days of Supply calculated as: U.S. total gasoline stocks / Four-week average U.S. finished motor gasoline demand

Fuel ethanol stocks (million barrels)

Fuel ethanol stocks (million barrels) more stock data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 02/22/19 02/15/19 02/08/19 02/01/19
U.S. 23.8 24.4 23.7 24.3 23.7 23.9 23.5 23.9
East Coast (PADD 1) 7.5 7.6 7.4 7.9 7.8 7.7 7.5 7.7
Midwest (PADD 2) 9.0 9.1 8.7 8.8 8.7 8.1 8.0 8.0
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 4.2 4.9 4.9 4.7 4.3 5.0 4.7 4.8
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
West Coast (PADD 5) 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.8 3.0 3.0

Gasoline production and imports (million barrels per day)

Finished gasoline production (million barrels per day)more production data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19
U.S. 9.882 9.766 9.657 9.628 9.932 9.925 9.735 9.852
East Coast (PADD 1) 3.131 3.189 3.152 3.118 3.106 3.279 3.261 3.106
Midwest (PADD 2) 2.465 2.503 2.509 2.436 2.534 2.473 2.607 2.493
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 2.367 2.370 2.438 2.424 2.342 2.284 2.359 2.292
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.313 0.301 0.303 0.306 0.323 0.296 0.304 0.298
West Coast (PADD 5) 1.623 1.531 1.513 1.502 1.626 1.592 1.522 1.502
Conventional gasoline production (million barrels per day) more production data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19
U.S. 6.686 6.699 6.721 6.612 6.663 6.713 6.819 6.502
East Coast (PADD 1) 1.909 1.931 1.903 1.873 1.852 1.983 1.982 1.876
Midwest (PADD 2) 2.096 2.142 2.148 2.084 2.147 2.116 2.228 2.132
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 1.881 1.890 1.956 1.949 1.837 1.817 1.867 1.809
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.313 0.301 0.303 0.306 0.323 0.296 0.304 0.298
West Coast (PADD 5) 0.488 0.435 0.411 0.401 0.504 0.501 0.439 0.388
Reformulated gasoline production (million barrels per day) more production data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19
U.S. 3.212 3.193 3.194 3.173 3.269 3.212 3.234 3.188
East Coast (PADD 1) 1.222 1.258 1.249 1.245 1.255 1.296 1.279 1.230
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.369 0.361 0.361 0.352 0.387 0.358 0.379 0.360
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 0.486 0.480 0.482 0.475 0.504 0.467 0.493 0.483
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
West Coast (PADD 5) 1.135 1.095 1.101 1.102 1.123 1.091 1.083 1.115
Gasoline imports (million barrels per day) more import data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19
Total gasoline 0.555 0.599 0.505 0.476 0.564 0.793 0.573 0.555
Conventional gasoline 0.037 0.048 0.059 0.046 0.123 0.053 0.109 0.011
Reformulated gasoline 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Blending components 0.518 0.550 0.446 0.431 0.441 0.740 0.465 0.544

Fuel ethanol production (million barrels per day)

Fuel ethanol production (million barrels per day) more production data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19
U.S. 1.044 1.015 1.013 1.019 1.049 1.004 1.005 1.024
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.024 0.024 0.022 0.022 0.024 0.025 0.026 0.025
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.960 0.947 0.947 0.953 0.965 0.935 0.936 0.952
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 0.026 0.014 0.014 0.014 0.027 0.013 0.014 0.017
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.014 0.013 0.013 0.013 0.014 0.012 0.014 0.013
West Coast (PADD 5) 0.019 0.017 0.017 0.018 0.019 0.019 0.015 0.017

Gasoline demand (million barrels per day)

Gasoline demand (million barrels per day) more production data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19 03/16/18 03/15/19 03/08/19 03/01/19
Finished motor gasoline 9.276 9.148 8.996 8.873 9.324 9.409 9.140 9.062

Abbreviations: NA = Not Available  |  W = Data Withheld