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California Gasoline Statistics & Data


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August 18, 2014 - Maintaining the downward trend for a seventh week. Regular is several cents lower than last week's price.

The average price in California for regular gasoline decreased 2.8-cents from the previous week. The average statewide price for regular was $3.898. Mid-grade and premium prices decreased as well.

The national average for self-serve regular is at $3.472, down 3.3 cents from the previous week.This is 42.6 cents lower than the price of regular in California.

California Retail Gasoline
Prices Per Gallon
  California Retail Diesel
Prices Per Gallon
  8/11/2014 8/18/2014   8/6/2014 8/13/2014
Regular $3.926 $3.898 Northern
$4.057 $4.048
Mid-Grade $4.035 $4.011 Central
$4.015 $4.018
Premium $4.141 $4.114 Southern
$4.056 $4.061

Phone Contacts & Consumer Information

California Energy Commission

For questions on transportation fuels data, please contact:

Petroleum Reporting Unit
Fossil Fuels Office
Alan Mattes

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