Gasoline prices are steady this week as diesel heads higher, according to an Energy Information Administration report released today.
The national average price for regular gasoline clocked in at $3.295 per gallon today, a slight $0.001 below a week ago and $0.062 below the same time last year. East Coast prices helped keep prices down with a $0.012 dip, while the Midwest was the only region to raise prices, up $0.019.
While gas prices stayed relatively steady, diesel prices increased $0.031 over the past week to $3.904 per gallon. Despite the increase, this latest price tag still puts diesel $0.023 per gallon below the same time last year. East Coast prices made a large $0.05 move up, while Gulf Coast prices barely budged, adding just $0.001.
At these latest prices, the West Coast pays the prettiest penny for gasoline ($3.486) while the East Coast doles out the most for diesel ($3.996). Meanwhile, the Gulf Coast can guzzle gas for just $3.092 and diesel for $3.772 per gallon.
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