WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- The price of regular gasoline decreased across the United States, according to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Monday.
For the week ending on Monday, the average regular gasoline retail price decreased nearly 3 cents from last week to nearly 2.6 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 nearly 2 cents to about 3.24 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 2 cents to nearly 2.67 dollars per gallon.
For the Midwest area, which includes the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee, gasoline price dropped less than 1 cent to about 2.52 dollars per gallon.
For the Gulf Coast area, where the states of Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and New Mexico are located, gasoline price dropped less than 6 cents to nearly 2.27 dollars per gallon.
For the East Coast area, which includes all other states close to the Atlantic Ocean, the price decreased less than 4 cents to 2.52 dollars per gallon.