US average price of regular gasoline fell less than a cent in week ended Jan. 13 versus previous week, rose 2 cents year-over-year to US$3.33/gallon; average diesel price fell 2 cents on week, 1 cent year-over-year to US$3.89/gallon: EIA

WASHINGTON , January 16, 2014 (press release) – The U.S. average retail price of regular gasoline decreased less than one cent to remain at $3.33 per gallon for the third consecutive week as of January 13, 2014, two cents higher than last year at this time. Prices increased three cents in the Midwest and Rocky Mountains, to $3.25 per gallon and $3.15 per gallon, respectively, while decreasing in all other regions of the nation. The East Coast price fell three cents to $3.41 per gallon, and prices on the Gulf and West Coasts both were down two cents, to $3.11 per gallon and $3.53 per gallon, respectively.

The national average diesel fuel price fell two cents to $3.89 per gallon, a penny lower than last year at this time. Prices decreased in all regions of the nation, with the largest decrease coming on the West Coast, where the price fell four cents to $4.00 per gallon. The Midwest price was down three cents to $3.85 per gallon, and both Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain prices lost two cents, to $3.78 per gallon and $3.89 per gallon, respectively. The East Coast price was $3.94 per gallon, a penny lower than last week.

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