The average national
price of diesel fuel decreased this week to $1.488 from the previous average of
$1.501, according to figures released by the U.S. Energy Information
The highest prices in
the nation are in California, at $1.692 a gallon; and on the West Coast, where
the average price is $1.641.
The dollar-fifty mark
remained in the Central Atlantic region, where the price is $1.578; in the
Rocky Mountain region, where the price is $1.554; and in New England, where the
price is $1.571.
The lowest average
prices are on the Gulf Coast, at $1.432; and in the Lower Atlantic region, at
regions' prices per gallon are as follows: the Midwest, at $1.472; and the East
Coast, where the price also is $1.472.