National Fuel Prices Post Largest Gain In Weeks

  • National Fuel Prices Post Largest Gain In Weeks

    In today’s US Energy Information Administration release of the latest weekly retail fuel prices, the average national price for all grades rose more than $.08 per gallon from the previous week. That’s the largest price increase in over six weeks.

    The average national price of regular unleaded fuel rose from $2.73 to $2.81. Regional unleaded fuel prices ranged from a weekly increase of $.11 per gallon in the Central Atlantic states, to $.10 per gallon in New England, to $.06 per gallon on the West Coast. All regions of the country saw prices increase with the exception of the Rocky Mountains, which remained essentially unchanged at $2.79 per gallon.

    Particularly hard hit was the city of Cleveland, which saw an increase of $.14 per gallon to $2.86. Across the country, the most expensive local averages for Unleaded was in San Francisco, with a price of $3.12 per gallon, up from $3.04 the week before. The lowest local averages for Unleaded were reported in Houston at $2.64, up $.08 from the previous week.

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