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Gasoline Pump Price Up 3 Cents to $3.51

By Justin Loiseau – Mar 11, 2014 at 9:50AM

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Diesel prices are up and down across the nation.

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

The national average price for regular gasoline clocked in at $3.512 per gallon on Monday, up $0.033 from a week ago but $0.198 below the same time last year. The Rocky Mountain region and West Coast tied for the largest gains (+$0.047), while East Coast prices edged up just $0.02. 


While gas prices headed higher, diesel prices inched up half-a-cent over the past week to $4.021 per gallon. This latest price tag puts diesel $0.067 per gallon below the same time last year. Different regions across the nation experienced  price hikes and drops. Gulf Coast diesel increased $0.021 per gallon, while Midwest prices fell $0.006 over the past week. 


At these latest prices, the West Coast pays the prettiest penny for gasoline ($3.755), while the East Coast doles out $4.158 for diesel. On the flip side, the Gulf Coast can guzzle gas for just $3.252 and diesel for $3.814 per gallon. 


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