WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The price of regular gasoline dropped across the United States, according to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Monday.
For the week ending Monday, the average regular gasoline retail price fell over 6 cents from last week to nearly 2.62 U.S. dollars per gallon.
For the West Coast area, which includes the states of California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii, gasoline price dropped over 3 cent to about 3.26 dollars per gallon, according to the EIA.
For the Rocky Mountain area, which includes the states of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and Idaho, gasoline price decreased about 1 cent to nearly 2.69 dollars per gallon.
For the Midwest area, which the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee are located, gasoline price dropped nearly 11 cents to about 2.52 dollars per gallon.
For the Gulf Coast area, which includes the states of Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and New Mexico, the gasoline price went down about 6 cent to over 2.32 dollars per gallon.
For the East Coast area, which includes all other states close to the Atlantic Ocean, the price decreased nearly 5 cents to 2.55 dollars per gallon.