The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased 4 cents to $2.80 per gallon on September 11, 40 cents higher than a year ago. The West Coast price increased six cents to $3.10 per gallon, the Midwest price increased nearly five cents to $2.75 per gallon, the East Coast price increased four cents to $2.83 per gallon, and the Rocky Mountain and Gulf Coast prices each increased three cents to $2.83 per gallon and $2.65 per gallon, respectively.
The U.S. average regular gasoline retail price increased 1 cent from the previous week to $2.69 per gallon on September 11, up 48 cents from the same time last year. The West Coast price increased two cents to $3.04 per gallon, the East Coast price increased one cent to $2.73 per gallon, and the Rocky Mountain and Midwest prices each increased less than one cent, remaining at $2.61 per gallon and $2.54 per gallon, respectively. The Gulf Coast price fell less than one cent to $2.50 per gallon.
U.S. propane stocks increased by 2.3 million barrels last week to 82.2 million barrels as of September 8, 2017, 18.9 million barrels (18.7%) lower than a year ago. Midwest and Gulf Coast inventories increased by 1.4 million barrels and 1.1 million barrels, respectively, while Rocky Mountain/West Coast and East Coast inventories each decreased by 0.1 million barrels. Propylene non-fuel-use inventories represented 4.1% of total propane inventories.