Pump Prices Down Third Week in a Row

Retail gasoline is $0.03 per gallon cheaper than last week.

Justin Loiseau
Justin Loiseau
(TMFJLo)
Jan 21, 2014 at 6:07PM
Energy, Materials, and Utilities

Americans are paying less at the gas pump this week, according to an Energy Information Administration report released today.

The national average price for regular gasoline clocked in at $3.296 per gallon yesterday, down $0.031 from a week ago and $0.019 below the same time last year. Midwest prices dropped the most ($0.053), while Rocky Mountain region prices barely budged, down just $0.003. 

Source: eia.gov 

Diesel prices also took a dip with a $0.013 decline over the past week to $3.873 per gallon. This latest price tag puts diesel $0.029 per gallon below the same time last year. West Coast prices fell $0.030, while East Coasters felt a slight $0.006 increase. 

Source: eia.gov. 

At these latest prices, the West Coast pays the prettiest penny for gasoline ($3.492) and diesel ($3.966), while the Gulf Coast can guzzle gas for just $3.103 and diesel for $3.771 per gallon.