The U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline retreated from the highest recorded January price, dropping 4.1¢ to $3.068/gal., as of Jan. 14, or 83.9¢ above a year ago. Meanwhile, the average price for retail diesel fell 5¢ to $3.326, or 86.3¢ more than last year.

Gasoline was lower across the U.S., with the Midwest falling 9.1¢ to $3.01, 93.3¢ more than last year; the East Coast shaved 1.6¢ to $3.108; the Gulf Coast 2¢ to $2.957; the Rocky Mountain region 0.1¢ to $2.949; and the west Coast 3.3¢ to $3.214. The average price for regular grade in California fell 3.8¢ to $3.29.

All regional prices for diesel were also lower. The East Coast shaved 4.5¢ to $3.391, the Midwest 5.7¢ to $3.288, the Gulf Coast 5.2¢ to $3.266, the Rocky Mountains 1.5¢ to $3.261, and the West Coast 5.4¢ to $3.42. California fell 6.7¢ to $3.459/gal.