US average retail price of regular gasoline falls 5 cents in week ended Sept. 23 from previous week, 33 cents from a year ago to US$3.50/gallon; average diesel price falls 3 cents on week, 14 cents year-over-year to US$3.95/gallon: EIA

WASHINGTON , September 25, 2013 (press release) – The U.S. average retail price of regular gasoline decreased five cents to $3.50 per gallon as of September 23, 2013, 33 cents lower than last year at this time, and the lowest price since July 8. Prices were down in all regions of the nation, with both the East and Gulf Coast prices dropping seven cents, to $3.46 per gallon and $3.23 per gallon, respectively.The Midwest price was $3.46 per gallon, the Rocky Mountain price $3.59 per gallon, and the West Coast price $3.87 per gallon, all three cents lower than last week.

The national average diesel fuel price decreased three cents to $3.95 per gallon, 14 cents lower than last year at this time. The Rocky Mountain price increased less than a penny to remain at $3.94 per gallon, while prices in all other regions decreased. The East Coast price was $3.96 per gallon, two cents lower than last week. The Midwest, Gulf and West Coast prices all decreased three cents, to $3.93 per gallon, $3.86 per gallon, and $4.11 per gallon, respectively.

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