Diesel rises 2 cents to $2.924

| 3/15/2010

For the fourth straight week, diesel fuel prices have risen slightly.

On Monday, March 15, the U.S. Energy Information Administration is reporting that diesel prices are up another 2 cents per gallon to average $2.924 per gallon.

All nine regions of the country are reporting increases at the pump this past week. Four regions are again reporting fuel prices above the $3 mark. The California region is reporting the highest diesel prices at $3.065, up eight-tenths of a cent from a week ago.

For the second straight week, the Midwest region is reporting the lowest prices for fuel at $2.896 per gallon.

Below are the regional price averages 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: $2.952
  • New England: $3.018
  • Central Atlantic: $3.055
  • Lower Atlantic: $2.898
  • Midwest: $2.896
  • Gulf Coast: $2.897
  • Rocky Mountain: $2.923
  • West Coast: $3.005
  • California: $3.065