- 25 Aug
US National Retail Fuel Prices Drop $.04
According to today’s “This Week In Petroleum” released by the US Energy Information Administration, the U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline decreased over four cents to $2.70 per gallon. That is 8 cents per gallon higher than this time last year. Every region of the country had lower fuel prices except for the Rocky Mountains.
The East Coast price declined four cents to $2.64 per gallon while the Midwest recorded the largest price decrease, more than five cents, to settle at $2.63 per gallon. The Gulf Coast price lost a nickel to average $2.56 per gallon. The West Coast dropped over two cents to $3.08 per gallon, but still remained the highest in the Nation. California prices declined two and a half cents to $3.14 per gallon.