Gas prices continue to drop

Gas prices are over $0.09 per gallon lower than a month ago and almost $0.44 per gallon lower than a year ago.

Posted: Aug 17, 2020 6:24 AM
Updated: Aug 17, 2020 10:42 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene gas prices have fallen more than $0.03 per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.53 per gallon, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 78 stations.

Gas prices in Eugene are more than $0.09 per gallon lower than a month ago and almost $0.44 per gallon lower than a year ago.

"For the seventh straight week and now some 53 days, the national average price of gasoline has stayed in a range of less than a nickel, an incredible feat for the summer driving season, and a level of summer stability we haven't seen in decades," said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy.

Historical gasoline prices in Eugene and the national average going back ten years:

  • August 17, 2019: $2.97/g (U.S. Average: $2.61/g)
  • August 17, 2018: $3.15/g (U.S. Average: $2.84/g)
  • August 17, 2017: $2.73/g (U.S. Average: $2.33/g)
  • August 17, 2016: $2.38/g (U.S. Average: $2.13/g)
  • August 17, 2015: $2.97/g (U.S. Average: $2.68/g)
  • August 17, 2014: $3.87/g (U.S. Average: $3.45/g)
  • August 17, 2013: $3.76/g (U.S. Average: $3.53/g)
  • August 17, 2012: $3.97/g (U.S. Average: $3.72/g)
  • August 17, 2011: $3.75/g (U.S. Average: $3.58/g)
  • August 17, 2010: $3.04/g (U.S. Average: $2.72/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

  • Medford: $2.67/g, down 8.2 cents per gallon from last week's $2.75/g.
  • Salem: $2.51/g, down 3.0 cents per gallon from last week's $2.54/g.
  • Portland: $2.71/g, unchanged from last week's $2.71/g.

GasBuddy's survey updates 288 times every day from a diverse list of sources. GasBuddy data is available here.

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