Gas Prices Stay Steady at $3.704
Gas prices stayed steady in the most recent week, according to an Energy Information Administration report released Monday.
The national average price for regular gasoline clocked in at $3.704 per gallon Monday, the exact same as a week ago. However, compared to this time last year, gas prices have increased a steep $0.208. While the national average didn't budge from last week, regions did see some volatility. The Midwest saw the largest per-gallon decline ($0.022), while West Coast prices added on $0.025 per gallon.
While gas prices remained unchanged, diesel prices squeaked up $0.001 over the past week to $3.920 per gallon. This latest price tag puts diesel $0.103 per gallon above the same time last year. The Midwest managed a $0.006 week-to-week decline, while the West Coast experienced the largest diesel increase (+$0.020).
At these latest prices, the West Coast pays the prettiest penny for gasoline ($4.036) and diesel ($4.073), while the Gulf Coast can guzzle gas for just $3.483 and diesel for $3.816 per gallon.
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