Gasoline Prices Down $0.33 From Last Year

Pump prices are up slightly from last week, according to an Energy Information Administration report (link opens as PDF) released today.

Retail regular gasoline prices clocked in at a national average of $3.360 per gallon on September 21, $0.006 above last week's price tag. Rocky Mountain region prices dropped the most ($0.033), while the Gulf Coast saw a $0.022 increase in gas prices.

Compared to a year ago, pump prices are still $0.327 lower. 

Source: EIA.gov 

For the same period, average retail diesel prices remained steady at a national average of $3.886 per gallon. On a regional basis, the Rocky Mountain region also made the deepest dip of $0.014, while the Gulf Coast added a slight $0.003 to per gallon prices .

Over the last year, diesel prices are down $0.230. 

Source: EIA.gov 

At these latest prices, the West Coast pays the prettiest penny for gasoline ($3.655) and diesel ($4.049). On the other end, the Gulf Coast can guzzle gas for just $3.129, and diesel for $3.800 per gallon.


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