According to the Energy Information Administration, demand for gas dropped from 9.41 million barrels per day to 8.06 million b/d last week, while gasoline stocks increased by nearly 6 million barrels week-over-week.
In pockets of the U.S., primarily in the south, gas prices have dipped below the $4 per gallon benchmark. According to a CNN analysis of OPIS data, 61% of gas stations in South Carolina and Texas are selling gas for less than $4 a gallon; in Georgia and Mississippi, more than half of all surveyed gas stations are posting similarly low prices.
Stacker compiled statistics on gas prices in Delaware. Gas prices are as of July 18. The state gas tax data is from World Population Review. Connecticut and New York have temporarily suspended gas taxes to help consumers while the cost of gas has increased.