The U.S. average retail price of regular gasoline decreased less than one cent to remain at $3.30 per gallon as of January 27, 2014, six cents lower than last year at this time. Prices increased by two cents in the Midwest to $3.22 per gallon and decreased one cent in all other regions of the nation. The Gulf Coast price was $3.09 per gallon, the Rocky Mountain price fell to $3.13 per gallon, the East Coast price was $3.38 per gallon, and the West Coast price was $3.49 per gallon.
The national average diesel fuel price was up three cents to $3.90 per gallon, two cents lower than last year at this time. Prices increased in all regions of the nation. The largest increase occurred on the East Coast where the price rose five cents to $4.00 per gallon. The Midwest price increased four cents to $3.87 per gallon and the West Coast price was $3.98 per gallon, up one cent from last week. Both the Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain prices were up a fraction of a penny to remain at $3.77 per gallon and $3.86 per gallon, respectively.