Getting it From the Experts...
The Low-Down on Gasoline Prices

Gasoline prices can rise and fall quickly, seemingly without reason. To help Americans understand how gasoline is priced, the nation's foremost independent statistical agency, the Energy Information Administration, has produced A Primer on Gasoline Prices.

The Primer addresses key elements that can affect the price of gasoline:

Copies of the brochure, A Primer on Gasoline Prices, are available from the Energy Office, or at the Energy Information Administration's web site:;/oil_gas/petroleum/analysis_publications/primer_on_ gasoline_prices/html/probro.html

Current gasoline prices and analyses are located at: