- 18 Jul
Fuel Prices Increase $.11 in two weeks
In today’s US Energy Information Adminstration weekly fuel price report, the USEIA revealed a $.04 increase for the national average price of Unleaded Regular fuel. That’s an $.11 increase over the past two weeks. The US national average retail fuel price of unleaded gasoline now sits at $3.68/gallon, a gallon of midgrade rose to $3.79, and a gallon of premium rose to $3.93. These prices now reflect levels not seen since mid-June.
The regional area hit hardest was the Lower Atlantic, where the average price for unleaded rose $.07 to $3.72/gallon. The region with the lowest increase was the “West Coast Less California” region, where prices were unchanged from last week, remaining at $3.69.
As for individual states, Texas had the largest fuel price increase of the week, where prices rose $.08/gallon for unleaded, with an average price of $3.65/gallon.
The highest average price in the nation for Unleaded is now in New York, up $.06 reaching $3.97/gallon. In Chicago, a gallon of Unleaded is priced the highest in any major city, at $4.02 per gallon.