The U.S. average diesel fuel price decreased by more than 1 cent from the previous week, to $2.42 per gallon on September 14, 57 cents lower than a year ago. The East Coast, Midwest, and Gulf Coast prices each decreased by more than 1 cent to $2.50 per gallon, $2.31 per gallon, and $2.17 per gallon, respectively, the Rocky Mountain price decreased by 1 cent to $2.37 per gallon, and the West Coast price decreased by less nearly 1 cent, remaining virtually unchanged at $2.96 per gallon.
The U.S. average regular gasoline retail price decreased by nearly 3 cents from the previous week to $2.18 per gallon on September 14, 37 cents lower than the same time last year. The Midwest price decreased by nearly 4 cents to $2.03 per gallon, the Gulf Coast price decreased by more than 3 cents to $1.86 per gallon, the East Coast price decreased by 3 cents to $2.14 per gallon, the Rocky Mountain price decreased by nearly 2 cents to $2.33 per gallon, and the West Coast price decreased by less than 1 cent, remaining virtually unchanged at $2.86 per gallon.
U.S. propane/propylene stocks decreased by 1.2 million barrels last week to 96.1 million barrels as of September 11, 2020, 8.2 million barrels (9.3%) greater than the five-year (2015-19) average inventory levels for this same time of year. Gulf Coast inventories decreased 2.0 million barrels, and East Coast inventories decreased 0.1 million barrels. Midwest inventories increased 0.9 million barrels, and Rocky Mountain/West Coast inventories increased slightly, remaining virtually unchanged.