U.S. Gas Price Rises 4 Cents In Week After Christmas

The Energy Information Administration reports that gas prices nationally increased $0.041 during the week after Christmas. The national average for all formulations of regular gasoline was $3.298 compared to only $3.257 the week prior. The cost of diesel fuel was $3.918, slightly below the $3.923 it was a week ago.

Regular gas is almost exactly flat year over year, while diesel fuel is up $0.135.

Fuel Prices1 650x433 U.S. Gas Price Rises 4 Cents In Week After Christmas

Gas prices increased in all regions except for the Rocky Mountain area last week:

  • East Coast: Increased $0.048 to $3.403.
  • Midwest: Increased $0.048 to $3.221.
  • Gulf Coast: Increased $0.053 to $3.107.
  • Rocky Mountain: Decreased $0.080 to $3.016.
  • West Coast: Increased $0.030 to $3.457.

Fuel Prices by Region 650x433 U.S. Gas Price Rises 4 Cents In Week After Christmas

The longer term view:

Fuel Prices Long 650x433 U.S. Gas Price Rises 4 Cents In Week After Christmas

Full table:

Fuel Prices Table2 650x169 U.S. Gas Price Rises 4 Cents In Week After Christmas

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