Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Price Unchanged; US Average Now Less Than a Year Ago

Diesel tanker Matthew Staver/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel was unchanged the week of Jan. 28 at $2.965 a gallon and now is about 10 cents a gallon cheaper than it was a year ago, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

January 28, 2019
Business, Fuel

Gasoline for Less Than $2 Available in 20 States After Oil’s Drop

Map showing states where gas can be found for less than $2 a gallon Bloomberg News

Gasoline prices below $2 a gallon can now be found in at least one gas station in 20 U.S. states, as the effects of the bear market in crude oil trickle down to motorists.

Ryan Collins | Bloomberg News
November 28, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

US Retail Sales Rose at 0.5% Annual Rate in July

Citi Trends manager Crystal Bowman counts a customer's school clothes and uniforms in Jackson, Miss. ( Citi Trends manager Crystal Bowman counts a customer's school clothes and uniforms in Jackson, Miss. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP)

WASHINGTON — Americans shopped at a healthy pace in July, buying more cars, clothes and appliances, evidence that confident consumers are helping drive robust economic growth.

Christopher Rugaber | AP Economics Writer
August 15, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Rises for 9th Straight Week, Up 3.8¢ to $3.277

Associated Press

The U.S. average retail price of diesel fuel rose 3.8 cents last week to $3.277 a gallon, making it the ninth straight week that the price of trucking’s main fuel has gone up, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration on May 21.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
May 21, 2018
Business, Fuel

Higher Gas Prices Push US Consumer Comfort to Seven-Week Low

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Rising prices at the gas pump helped drive U.S. household sentiment to a seven-week low at the end of April, the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index showed May 3.

Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
May 3, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Average Essentially Flat, Rising Just 0.1¢ to $3.043 a Gallon

tanker truck Matthew Stover/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.1 cent to $3.043 as oil remained near $63 a barrel amid ongoing uncertainty over a U.S. trade war with China.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 9, 2018
Business, Fuel

California Could See the Return of $4 Gasoline by May

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Motorists in California, the state with the most expensive gasoline, could see pump prices that begin with a 4 again as oil markets rally.

Milana Vinn | Bloomberg News
January 31, 2018
Business, Fuel

Gasoline Demand Slips, Leaving Other Fuels to Pick Up Slack

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America’s most popular fuel hasn’t been feeling the love. U.S. gasoline consumption dropped even as overall fuel demand posted an increase this year.

Nico Grant | Bloomberg News
October 23, 2017
Business, Fuel

Oil Jumps After US Gasoline Stockpiles Plunge to 22-Month Low

A customer refuels his vehicle at a Hess Corp. gas station in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Oil advanced to the highest level since May after U.S. gasoline stockpiles plunged to a 22-month low and exports of crude and fuels surged.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2017
Business, Fuel

Texas Drivers Rush to Fill Gas Tanks as Pump Prices Rise

Gas station employee holds "out of gas" sign Shell station employee Bryan Herrera holds a makeshift “Out of Gas” sign outside a filling station in north Dallas, Aug. 31, 2017. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)

DALLAS — Drivers lined up at gas pumps in parts of Texas Aug. 31 as more stations ran out of gas and prices rose steeply in response to Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Gulf Coast refineries.

The Associated Press
August 31, 2017