Gas Prices Up $0.03 to $3.713

The West Coast is the only region with gas prices over $4 per gallon.

Justin Loiseau
Justin Loiseau
(TMFJLo)
Apr 29, 2014 at 11:18AM
Energy, Materials, and Utilities

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 $3.713 per gallon Monday, up $0.030 from a week ago and $0.193 above the same time last year. West Coast prices made the biggest $0.046 leap, while Gulf Coast prices remained at week-ago levels. 

Source: Eia.gov 

While gas prices increased, diesel also prices edged higher, up $0.004 over the past week to $3.975 per gallon. This latest price tag puts diesel $0.124 per gallon above the same time last year. The West Coast also saw the biggest diesel price increase this past week ($0.025), while East Coast prices managed to dip $0.005. 

Source: Eia.gov 

At these latest prices, the West Coast is the only region paying more than $4 per gallon for gasoline ($4.073) while the East Coast doles out the most for diesel ($4.065). On the other end, the Gulf Coast can guzzle gas for just $3.491 and diesel for $3.824 per gallon.