to figures released by the Energy Department Jan. 13, the national
average cost of diesel fuel this week declined to $1.478 from
last week’s average price of $1.501.
the buck-fifty range continued in the following regions: The East
Coast, where prices are $1.503; in New England, $1.593; in the
Central Atlantic, $1.585; on the West Coast, $1.52; and in California,
where the price is $1.559.
prices nationally were in the Gulf Coast region, at $1.446 per
gallon; and in the Rocky Mountain region, where prices are $1.445.
regions' prices per gallon are as follows: the Lower Atlantic,
$1.459; and the Midwest, where prices average out at $1.467.
of Energy reports the average price of self-serve fuel each week.
Prices are based on a survey of 350 diesel service centers nationwide
and include taxes.