WASHINGTON, July 22 (Xinhua) -- The price of regular gasoline decreased in most parts of 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 2.75 U.S. dollars per gallon.
For West Coast area, which includes the states of California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii, gasoline price dropped nearly 3 cents to nearly 3.33 dollars per gallon, according to the EIA.
For Rocky Mountain area, which includes the states of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and Idaho, gasoline price decreased about 4 cents to nearly 2.74 dollars per gallon.
For 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 more than 7 cents to 2.69 dollars per gallon.
For the Gulf Coast area, which includes the states of Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and New Mexico, the gasoline price edged up nearly 1 cent to over 2.46 dollars per gallon.
For the East Coast area, which includes all other states close to the Atlantic Ocean, the price decreased nearly 1 cent to 2.67 dollars per gallon.