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Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

Gasoline Release Date: July 9, 2018   |   Next Release Date: July 16, 2018
        Diesel Fuel Release Date: July 9, 2018   |   Next Release Date: July 16, 2018

Notice: On May 14, 2018, EIA implemented new statistical methodologies for conducting the Motor Gasoline Price Survey. As a result of these methodological changes, the published estimates for May 14, 2018, will not be directly comparable to those published for May 7, 2018. The published geographical areas for retail motor gasoline prices will remain the same.

U.S. Regular Gasoline Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  06/25/18 07/02/18 07/09/18   week ago year ago
U.S. 2.833 2.844 2.857   values are up 0.013 values are up 0.560
East Coast (PADD1) 2.761 2.769 2.781   values are up 0.012 values are up 0.559
  New England (PADD1A) 2.875 2.882 2.889   values are up 0.007 values are up 0.607
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.904 2.909 2.928   values are up 0.019 values are up 0.572
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.640 2.652 2.660   values are up 0.008 values are up 0.556
Midwest (PADD2) 2.718 2.762 2.781   values are up 0.019 values are up 0.556
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.615 2.604 2.619   values are up 0.015 values are up 0.587
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.960 2.968 2.966   values are down -0.002 values are up 0.625
West Coast (PADD5) 3.409 3.393 3.394   values are up 0.001 values are up 0.575
  West Coast less California 3.219 3.206 3.201   values are down -0.005 values are up 0.605
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States
            Change from
    06/25/18 07/02/18 07/09/18   week ago year ago
California   3.562 3.546 3.550   values are up 0.004 values are up 0.601
Colorado   2.773 2.787 2.784   values are down -0.003 values are up 0.587
Florida   2.657 2.697 2.681   values are down -0.016 values are up 0.590
Massachusetts   2.871 2.875 2.877   values are up 0.002 values are up 0.626
Minnesota   2.750 2.750 2.753   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.534
New York   2.944 2.940 2.938   values are down -0.002 values are up 0.583
Ohio   2.552 2.698 2.745   values are up 0.047 values are up 0.490
Texas   2.639 2.628 2.648   values are up 0.020 values are up 0.598
Washington   3.342 3.334 3.328   values are down -0.006 values are up 0.548
Cities
Boston   2.858 2.869 2.869   no change 0.000 values are up 0.629
Chicago   2.916 2.984 3.032   values are up 0.048 values are up 0.586
Cleveland   2.674 2.693 2.763   values are up 0.070 values are up 0.610
Denver   2.734 2.743 2.742   values are down -0.001 values are up 0.537
Houston   2.661 2.664 2.662   values are down -0.002 values are up 0.713
Los Angeles   3.554 3.539 3.537   values are down -0.002 values are up 0.617
Miami   2.752 2.750 2.741   values are down -0.009 values are up 0.369
New York City   2.881 2.895 2.898   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.555
San Francisco   3.634 3.635 3.636   values are up 0.001 values are up 0.609
Seattle   3.387 3.375 3.373   values are down -0.002 values are up 0.569

 

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)full history
          Change from
  06/25/18 07/02/18 07/09/18   week ago year ago
U.S. 3.216 3.236 3.243   values are up 0.007 values are up 0.762
East Coast (PADD1) 3.215 3.226 3.238   values are up 0.012 values are up 0.715
  New England (PADD1A) 3.281 3.282 3.279   values are down -0.003 values are up 0.701
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.380 3.390 3.405   values are up 0.015 values are up 0.733
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 3.086 3.102 3.112   values are up 0.010 values are up 0.705
Midwest (PADD2) 3.143 3.171 3.176   values are up 0.005 values are up 0.755
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.978 3.002 3.004   values are up 0.002 values are up 0.693
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 3.321 3.358 3.370   values are up 0.012 values are up 0.786
West Coast (PADD5) 3.735 3.746 3.749   values are up 0.003 values are up 0.978
  West Coast less California 3.453 3.475 3.471   values are down -0.004 values are up 0.818
  California 3.959 3.960 3.970   values are up 0.010 values are up 1.103
*prices include all taxes

What we pay for in a gallon of:

What We Pay For In A Gallon Of Regular Gasoline (May 2018) Retail Price: $2.90/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 (May 2018) Retail Price: $3.24/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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Details...

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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