Average gas prices--June 15, 2009

Consumer Reports News: June 15, 2009 04:48 PM

In almost every region, fuel prices are up compared against the week before. Gasoline is 10 cents more expensive than diesel fuel per gallon. The national gasoline average is now about a $1.41 below the price this time last year. Despite the increase in price, diesel fuel is still $2.12 below this time last year.

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National retail fuel price averages

Price Change from last week

Regular gasoline/gallon  $2.67 .05
Diesel fuel/gallon  $2.57 .07

Regional regular gasoline prices

Price Change from last week
East Coast  $2.62 .08
 -New England  $2.65 .08
  -Central Atlantic  $2.65 .08
  -Lower Atlantic  $2.59 .08
Midwest  $2.69 .02
Gulf Coast  $2.53 .06
Rocky Mountain  $2.57 .06
West Coast  $2.90 .09
  -California  $2.98 .09

Source: Energy Information Administration, 6/15/09. Figures rounded to the nearest cent.

For more information on saving fuel see our reports on how to get the best gas mileage and where to find the cheapest gas.

Aaron Bailey

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