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Release Date: May 5, 2021 Next Release Date: May 12, 2021

Regular gasoline retail prices (dollars per gallon)

Retail average regular gasoline prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  05/04/20 05/03/21 04/26/21 04/19/21 04/12/21 04/05/21 03/29/21 03/22/21
U.S. 1.789 2.890 2.872 2.855 2.849 2.857 2.852 2.865
East Coast (PADD 1) 1.794 2.777 2.758 2.750 2.754 2.765 2.778 2.807
Midwest (PADD 2) 1.573 2.806 2.795 2.772 2.754 2.782 2.747 2.743
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 1.488 2.583 2.586 2.565 2.577 2.587 2.602 2.623
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 1.772 3.018 2.993 2.973 2.952 2.950 2.950 2.938
West Coast (PADD 5) 2.441 3.598 3.552 3.527 3.507 3.487 3.473 3.468
Retail conventional regular gasoline prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  05/04/20 05/03/21 04/26/21 04/19/21 04/12/21 04/05/21 03/29/21 03/22/21
U.S. 1.680 2.790 2.776 2.767 2.763 2.777 2.771 2.780
East Coast (PADD 1) 1.743 2.747 2.732 2.739 2.745 2.751 2.767 2.799
Midwest (PADD 2) 1.533 2.768 2.762 2.740 2.724 2.754 2.718 2.707
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 1.529 2.606 2.603 2.597 2.609 2.621 2.632 2.649
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 1.772 3.018 2.993 2.973 2.952 2.950 2.950 2.938
West Coast (PADD 5) 2.242 3.295 3.236 3.207 3.188 3.186 3.169 3.161
Retail reformulated regular gasoline prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  05/04/20 05/03/21 04/26/21 04/19/21 04/12/21 04/05/21 03/29/21 03/22/21
U.S. 2.020 3.106 3.080 3.045 3.036 3.032 3.032 3.051
East Coast (PADD 1) 1.887 2.834 2.809 2.772 2.770 2.792 2.800 2.821
Midwest (PADD 2) 1.810 3.027 2.988 2.957 2.930 2.952 2.921 2.954
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 1.391 2.527 2.543 2.486 2.499 2.503 2.528 2.558
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
West Coast (PADD 5) 2.554 3.777 3.739 3.716 3.694 3.674 3.661 3.655

RBOB regular gasoline futures prices (dollars per gallon)

RBOB regular gasoline futures prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 04/09/21 04/02/21 03/26/21 03/19/21
Contract 1 0.766 2.070 1.996 2.040 1.962 NA 1.967 1.943
Contract 2 0.791 2.076 2.005 2.043 1.963 NA 1.971 1.944
Contract 3 0.809 2.067 2.002 2.032 1.952 NA 1.965 1.936
Contract 4 0.819 2.045 1.986 2.010 1.931 NA 1.949 1.921
Note: Markets were closed on 4/2/2021.
Total gasoline stocks (million barrels) more stock data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 04/09/21 04/02/21 03/26/21 03/19/21
U.S. 256.4 235.8 235.1 235.0 234.9 234.6 230.5 232.3
East Coast (PADD 1) 70.8 64.6 64.1 64.8 63.6 64.0 61.4 63.0
Midwest (PADD 2) 56.4 47.1 48.0 48.5 48.6 50.5 49.5 51.8
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 89.5 85.7 83.6 81.8 82.7 80.4 79.6 77.8
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 8.4 8.2 8.4 8.3 8.5 8.8 8.6 8.9
West Coast (PADD 5) 31.2 30.2 31.0 31.7 31.5 30.9 31.4 30.7
Conventional gasoline stocks (million barrels) more stock data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 04/09/21 04/02/21 03/26/21 03/19/21
U.S. 22.4 21.2 21.4 19.7 20.8 19.0 20.0 19.7
East Coast (PADD 1) 3.1 3.2 3.6 3.3 2.9 2.7 3.4 3.0
Midwest (PADD 2) 6.5 5.9 6.0 5.7 5.1 5.4 5.4 5.5
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 8.1 8.0 7.6 6.7 8.6 6.5 6.7 6.4
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 2.2 1.9 2.2 1.9 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.2
West Coast (PADD 5) 2.5 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.7
Reformulated gasoline stocks (million barrels) more stock data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 04/09/21 04/02/21 03/26/21 03/19/21
U.S. 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 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
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 04/09/21 04/02/21 03/26/21 03/19/21
U.S. 234.0 214.6 213.6 215.2 214.1 215.5 210.5 212.5
East Coast (PADD 1) 67.7 61.3 60.6 61.4 60.6 61.3 58.0 59.9
Midwest (PADD 2) 49.9 41.3 42.0 42.8 43.4 45.0 44.0 46.4
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 81.4 77.8 76.0 75.1 74.1 74.0 72.9 71.4
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.4 6.6 6.7 6.6 6.8
West Coast (PADD 5) 28.7 27.9 28.8 29.5 29.4 28.6 29.0 28.0
Days of supply (number of days) more supply data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 04/09/21 04/02/21 03/26/21 03/19/21
U.S. 44.8 26.4 26.3 26.3 26.7 27.0 26.6 27.4
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
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 04/09/21 04/02/21 03/26/21 03/19/21
U.S. 25.6 20.4 19.7 20.4 20.5 20.6 21.1 21.8
East Coast (PADD 1) 9.1 7.0 6.8 7.1 7.2 7.1 7.4 7.5
Midwest (PADD 2) 8.1 6.5 6.4 6.7 6.9 6.9 7.1 7.4
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 5.1 4.4 4.1 4.4 4.1 4.5 4.3 4.5
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
West Coast (PADD 5) 2.9 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.7 1.9 2.0

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
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21
U.S. 6.390 9.444 9.477 9.405 6.705 9.146 9.629 9.386
East Coast (PADD 1) 1.867 3.122 3.094 3.089 1.997 3.120 3.100 3.125
Midwest (PADD 2) 1.596 2.469 2.457 2.467 1.657 2.494 2.456 2.448
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 1.606 2.255 2.249 2.237 1.652 2.194 2.213 2.321
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.205 0.299 0.306 0.305 0.224 0.283 0.313 0.293
West Coast (PADD 5) 1.011 1.504 1.507 1.501 1.142 1.492 1.491 1.548
Conventional gasoline production (million barrels per day) more production data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21
U.S. 4.500 6.697 6.678 6.670 4.729 6.616 6.648 6.766
East Coast (PADD 1) 1.208 1.981 1.967 1.965 1.297 1.962 1.970 1.981
Midwest (PADD 2) 1.394 2.140 2.131 2.141 1.447 2.160 2.127 2.122
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 1.315 1.808 1.799 1.784 1.331 1.757 1.769 1.869
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.205 0.299 0.306 0.305 0.224 0.283 0.313 0.293
West Coast (PADD 5) 0.379 0.469 0.475 0.474 0.431 0.455 0.469 0.501
Reformulated gasoline production (million barrels per day) more production data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21
U.S. 1.785 2.951 2.935 2.930 1.942 2.967 2.925 2.968
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.659 1.140 1.127 1.124 0.700 1.158 1.130 1.144
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.203 0.329 0.326 0.326 0.209 0.333 0.329 0.325
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 0.291 0.446 0.450 0.453 0.321 0.438 0.444 0.452
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
West Coast (PADD 5) 0.632 1.035 1.032 1.027 0.711 1.037 1.022 1.047
Gasoline imports (million barrels per day) more import data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21
Total gasoline 0.341 1.000 1.069 0.968 0.368 1.020 1.021 1.119
Conventional gasoline 0.116 0.206 0.185 0.192 0.195 0.242 0.098 0.246
Reformulated gasoline 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Blending components 0.226 0.794 0.884 0.776 0.172 0.778 0.923 0.874

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
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21
U.S. 0.567 0.945 0.951 0.956 0.598 0.952 0.945 0.941
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.010 0.012 0.012 0.012 0.008 0.013 0.012 0.012
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.538 0.897 0.903 0.908 0.571 0.904 0.897 0.892
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 0.010 0.017 0.016 0.017 0.006 0.016 0.017 0.018
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 0.005 0.010 0.009 0.009 0.006 0.010 0.010 0.010
West Coast (PADD 5) 0.004 0.009 0.009 0.009 0.006 0.010 0.010 0.009

Gasoline demand (million barrels per day)

Gasoline demand (million barrels per day) more production data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21 05/01/20 04/30/21 04/23/21 04/16/21
Finished motor gasoline 5.729 8.947 8.926 8.930 6.664 8.864 8.877 9.104

Abbreviations: NA = Not Available  |  W = Data Withheld