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Average gas prices–November 19, 2012

Average gas prices–November 19, 2012

Gas prices continue to drop in most areas compared to the week before. The national gasoline average is 6 cents above the price this time last year and about four cents below last week’s price. Premium gas is $3.74, down two cents from last week. Diesel fuel is about 3 cents below this time last year.

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National regular gasoline prices Price Change from last week
Regular gasoline/gallon
$3.43 .02
Diesel fuel/gallon
$3.98 0
Regional regular gasoline prices
East Coast
$3.48 .01
–New England
$3.65 .03
–Central Atlantic
$3.66 0
–Lower Atlantic
$3.30 .02
$3.34 .01
Gulf Coast
$3.17 .04
Rocky Mountain
$3.51 .05
West Coast
$3.71 .08
$3.78 .08

Source: Energy Information Administration, 11/19/12. Figures rounded to the nearest cent.

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