The U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline decreased eight cents from the previous week to $2.64 per gallon on August 24, 2015, down 82 cents from the same time last year. The Midwest price fell 12 cents to $2.67 per gallon. The West Coast price decreased eight cents to $3.28 per gallon, followed by the East Coast price, which fell six cents to $2.43 per gallon. The Gulf Coast price decreased five cents to $2.29 per gallon, and the Rocky Mountain price fell two cents to $2.82 per gallon.
The U.S. average price of diesel fuel decreased five cents from last week to $2.56 per gallon, down $1.26 per gallon from the same time a year ago. The West Coast and Gulf Coast prices were both down six cents, to $2.77 per gallon and $2.41 per gallon, respectively. The East Coast and Midwest prices both decreased five cents, to $2.65 per gallon and $2.49 per gallon, respectively. The Rocky Mountain price fell four cents to $2.59 per gallon.