Release: Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update
Weighted average based on sampling of approximately 900 retail outlets, 8:00AM Monday. The price represents self-service unless only full-service is available and includes all taxes. See (http://www.eia.doe.gov/oil_gas/petroleum/data_publications/wrgp/mogas_home_page.html) for further definitions. Midgrade Gasoline has an antiknock index (average of the research octane rating and the motor octane number) greater than or equal to 88 and less than or equal to 90. Octane requirements may vary by altitude. PADD III (Petroleum Administration for Defense District) represents the Gulf Coast District and includes the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Texas.
U.S. Energy Information Administration, PADD III (Gulf Coast District) Midgrade All Formulations Gas Price [GASMIDGCW], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GASMIDGCW, February 20, 2017.