Current USA Gas & Oil Prices: Where to Find the Cheapest Fuel
Check out the most current gas and oil prices to help you find the best deal on gasoline.
AAA: Gas Prices – AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report is updated daily and is the most comprehensive retail gasoline survey available. Every day over 100,000 self-serve stations are surveyed.
AAA: Fuel Cost Calculator – Using current gasoline prices from AAA’s daily, online Fuel Gauge Report, as well as the latest highway fuel economy ratings from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the AAA Fuel Cost Calculator estimates the amount and cost of gasoline needed to complete a vacation trip. Although the total number of miles driven and prices paid for gasoline during your trip may vary from the estimates provided, the AAA Fuel Cost Calculator is intended to help you determine the cost of fuel needed to complete a vacation drive.
DOE: Energy Historical Data – Department of Energy historical energy data.
DOE: Gasoline/Diesel Fuel Update – The United States Department of Energy: Gasoline/Diesel Fuel Update
DOE: Sources of Crude Oil – Crude Oil and Total Petroleum Imports Top 15 Countries
GasBuddy – GasBuddy can help you find cheap gas prices in your city. In total, GasBuddy has hundreds of websites to help you find the lowest gasoline prices
MSN: Gas Prices by ZipCode – MSN allows you to search for local prices by entering your zip code.
GasPriceWatch – GasPriceWatch
How Gas Prices Work – Learn how gas prices work and how to understand their constantly fluctuating values.
Gas Prices Primer – Another explanation of how gas prices work.
MapQuest Gas Prices – MapQuest Gas Prices
USA Gas Prices Map – A map that shows the price of gas all over the United States of America.
Have you ever wondered who profits from the sale of gas? In general, a percentage of each gallon goes to the following:
- 72% – goes to the producers of the crude oil from which it’s made (Chevron, ConocoPhillips, BP, Exxon Mobil)
- 13% – of the remaining price of a gallon of gas goes to taxes
- 8% – goes to refiners
- 7% goes to distribution and marketing, which includes gas stations