Diesel prices rise for fourth straight week to $2.808

| 11/2/2009

The U.S. Energy Information Administration is reporting that fuel prices again rose for the fourth straight week. The average price for fuel inched up seven-tenths of a cent to average $2.808 per gallon.

Eight of the nine regions in the country reported increases at the pumps, except the Midwest region, where fuel prices went down six-tenths of a cent to average $2.792 per gallon.

The Gulf Coast region is still reporting the lowest average price for fuel at $2.749 per gallon.

Fuel is still the highest in the California region, where diesel is averaging $2.974 per gallon, a slight six-tenths of a cent increase from a week ago.

Below are the regional prices for ULSD reported by the Department of Energy. To see a map of the states in each of the listed regions, click here.

  • East Coast: $2.837
  • New England: $2.878
  • Central Atlantic: $2.939
  • Lower Atlantic: $2.786
  • Midwest: $2.792
  • Gulf Coast: $2.749
  • Rocky Mountain: $2.809
  • West Coast: $2.914
  • California: $2.974