Gas Prices Up $0.03 to $3.683

The West Coast is the only region to pay more than $4 per gallon.

Justin Loiseau
Justin Loiseau
(TMFJLo)
Apr 22, 2014 at 11:03AM
Energy, Materials, and Utilities

Gas prices are up this week, according to an Energy Information Administration report (link opens as PDF) released Monday.

Retail regular gasoline prices clocked in at a national average of $3.683 per gallon for April 21, $0.032 above last week's price tag. While Rocky Mountain region prices edged up just $0.008, East Coast residents saw a steep $0.053 increase in gas prices.

Compared to a year ago, pump prices are up $0.147. 

Source: EIA.gov 

For the same period, average retail diesel prices increased a smaller $0.019 for a national average of $3.971 per gallon. For diesel, the East Coast got away with a slight $0.002 increase, while West Coast per gallon prices jumped $0.049.

Over the last year, diesel prices have increased $0.084. 

Source: EIA.gov 

At these latest prices, the West Coast pays the prettiest penny for gasoline ($4.027), while the East Coast dishes out $4.070 for diesel. On the other end, the Rocky Mountain can guzzle gas for just $3.446 as the Gulf Coast downs diesel for $3.820 per gallon.