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California Gasoline Statistics & Data


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April 27, 2015 - So much for the downward slide. Prices are on the rise for a second week. Regular is above last week's price by several cents.

The average price in California for regular gasoline increased 27.5-cents from the previous week. The average statewide price for regular was $3.433. Mid-grade and premium prices increased as well.

The national average for self-serve regular is at $2.570, up 8.5 cents from the previous week.This is 86.3 cents lower than the price of regular in California.

California Retail Gasoline
Prices Per Gallon
  California Retail Diesel
Prices Per Gallon
  4/20/2015 4/27/2015   4/22/2015 4/29/2015
Regular $3.158 $3.433 Northern
$3.040 $3.136
Mid-Grade $3.271 $3.548 Central
$2.985 $3.048
Premium $3.376 $3.655 Southern
$2.979 $3.023

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/

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