What is Petroleum Administration for Defense District (PADD)?
Petroleum Administration for Defense District (PADD) meaning A geographic aggregation of the 50 States and the District of Columbia into five Districts, with PADD 1 further split into three subdistricts. The PADDs include the States listed below: ul> li>PADD 1 (East Coast):
ul> li>PADD 1A (New England): Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
li>PADD 1B (Central Atlantic): Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
li> PADD 1C (Lower Atlantic): Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
/ul> li>PADD 2 (Midwest): Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.
li>PADD 3 (Gulf Coast): Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Texas.
li>PADD 4 (Rocky Mountain): Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming.
li>PADD 5 (West Coast): Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.
/ul> a href=”https://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/gas_geographies.cfm#statesmap”>Map of the PADD districts