Pump prices are down this week, according to an Energy Information Administration report (link opens a PDF) released today.

Retail regular gasoline prices clocked in at a national average of $3.294 per gallon for Oct. 28, $0.066 below last week's price tag. Midwest prices dropped the most ($0.116), while East Coast prices fell just $0.035.

Compared with a year ago, pump prices are down $0.274. 

Gasoline

Source: EIA.gov. 

For the same period, average retail diesel prices fell $0.016 for a national average of $3.870 per gallon. On a regional basis, Gulf Coast prices made the deepest $0.017 decrease, while Rocky Mountain prices dipped just $0.010.

Over the past year, diesel prices have dropped $0.160. 

Diesel

Source: EIA.gov 

At these latest prices, the West Coast pays the prettiest penny for gasoline ($3.609) and diesel ($4.036). On the other end, the Gulf Coast can guzzle gas for just $3.072 and diesel for $3.783 per gallon.

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