Gas prices are up in most areas across the country compared to the week before. The national gasoline average is up four cents from this time last week and down about 28 cents from a year ago. Premium gas is $3.81, up three cents from last week. Diesel fuel is 11 cents lower than this time last year.
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|National regular gasoline prices||Price||Change from last week|
|Regular gasoline/gallon||$3.48|| ↑ .04
|Diesel fuel/gallon||$4.02|| 0
|Regional regular gasoline prices||Price||Change from last week|
|East Coast||$3.47||↑ .01|
|—New England||$3.57||↑ .02|
|—Central Atlantic||$3.57||↑ .02|
|—Lower Atlantic||$3.37||↓ .01
|Gulf Coast||$3.23||↑ .02
|Rocky Mountain||$3.39||↑ .07
|West Coast||$3.71||↑ .06|
Source: Energy Information Administration, 3/3/14. Figures rounded to the nearest cent.
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