Gasoline: According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average U.S. retail price for regular grade of gasoline rose this week, up by 7.7 cents (3.1 percent) from the previous Monday’s price to $2.548 per gallon.
Diesel: According to the EIA, the average U.S. retail diesel price (including taxes) fell this week, down by 0.9 cents (0.3 percent) from last week to $3.070 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.