Diesel prices drop

| 6/11/2002

The national average price of diesel fuel fell this week to $1.286 per gallon from $1.30 last week. In all regions prices fell, except in California where prices rose this week to $1.419 from $1.417 last week.

Prices on the East Coast this week are $1.297 and were $1.305 last week; in New England prices are $1.391 this week and were $1.396 a week ago; in the Central Atlantic region, prices are $1.376 this week, down from $1.391 last week; in the Lower Atlantic, prices are $1.254 this week and were $1.26 last week; in the Midwest, prices dropped to $1.261 from $1.283; in the Gulf Coast states, prices are $1.248 and were $1.263; in the Rocky Mountain area, prices are $1.335, down from $1.346; and on the West Coast, prices are $1.382, down from $1.383.