The U.S. average retail price of regular gasoline decreased less than a penny from the previous week to remain $2.32 per gallon on October 5, 2015, 98 cents per gallon lower than the same time last year. The Midwest and Gulf Coast prices increased three cents and two cents, respectively, to $2.35 per gallon and $2.04 per gallon, respectively. The Rocky Mountain price decreased six cents to $2.48 per gallon, while the West Coast price fell five cents to $2.79 per gallon. The East Coast price was down one cent to $2.17 per gallon.
The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased two cents from the week prior to $2.49 per gallon, $1.24 per gallon less than at the same time last year. The Midwest price increased six cents to $2.49 per gallon. The Rocky Mountain price increased two cents to $2.50 per gallon, and the West Coast price increased less than a penny to remain $2.69 per gallon. The Gulf Coast price was unchanged from the previous week and remained $2.32 per gallon. The East Coast price was down one cent to $2.52 per gallon.