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California Gasoline Statistics & Data


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April 25, 2016 - Still climbing up for a second week. Regular is higher than last week's price by less than a cent.

The average price in California for regular gasoline increased 0.4-cent from the previous week. The average statewide price for regular was $2.775. Mid-grade and premium prices increased as well.

The national average for self-serve regular is at $2.162, up 2.5 cents from the previous week.This is 61.3 cents lower than the price of regular in California.

California Retail Gasoline
Prices Per Gallon
  California Retail Diesel
Prices Per Gallon
  4/18/2016 4/25/2016   4/20/2016 4/27/2016
Regular $2.771 $2.775 Northern
$2.426 $2.505
Mid-Grade $2.895 $2.901 Central
$2.380 $2.446
Premium $3.013 $3.018 Southern
$2.424 $2.472

Phone Contacts & Consumer Information

California Energy Commission

For questions on transportation fuels data, please contact:

Petroleum Reporting Unit
Fossil Fuels Office
Ryan Eggers

News media please contact the Media and Public Communications Office at: 916-654-4989.

For information on supply disruptions, shortages, or other problems, please go to: http://www.energy.ca.gov/emergencies/

Consumer Information