The U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline decreased seven cents from last week to $2.44 per gallon as of September 7, 2015, $1.02 per gallon lower than at the same time last year. The Midwest price fell 12 cents to $2.35 per gallon. The West Coast price was down seven cents to $3.09 per gallon, and the Gulf Coast price declined six cents to $2.14 per gallon. The East Coast and Rocky Mountain prices each decreased four cents, to $2.31 per gallon and $2.73 per gallon, respectively.
The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased two cents from the previous week to $2.53 per gallon, down $1.28 from the same time last year. The Midwest price increased four cents to $2.48 per gallon, while the West Coast price increased two cents to $2.75 per gallon. The Rocky Mountain and Gulf Coast prices each increased one cent, to $2.57 per gallon and $2.39 per gallon, respectively. The East Coast price increased less than a penny to remain $2.59 per gallon.