Gasoline: According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average U.S. retail price for regular grade of gasoline fell this week, down by 0.5 cents (0.2 percent) from the previous Monday’s price to $2.302 per gallon.
Diesel: According to the EIA, the average U.S. retail diesel price (including taxes) rose this week, up by 0.7 cents (0.3 percent) from last week to $2.572 per gallon.
We count on our cars to get us where we want to go, when we want to go. That sense of freedom is important to us, but we also want to be sure we do our best to conserve natural resources for future generations.
Do you think most of the oil we use comes from the Middle East? You might be surprised.
The administration’s backward energy policy is not helping to reduce gasoline prices and the proposed $85 billion tax increase on America’s oil and natural gas industry could result in less oil and natural gas for consumers, higher energy costs and the stifling of job creation while increasing the volatility of gasoline markets. This document demonstrates how the administration’s counter-productive approach to energy policy is at odds with the administration’s own “all-of-the-above” statements.