figures released by the Energy Department Jan. 21, the national
average cost of diesel fuel this week rose to $1.48 from last week's
average price of $1.478.
range continued in the following regions: The East Coast, where
the price is $1.51; in New England, $1.594; in the Central Atlantic,
$1.589; on the West Coast, $1.528; and in California, where the
price is $1.71.
prices nationally were in the Gulf Coast region, at $1.454 per gallon;
and in the Rocky Mountain region, where the price remained the same
as last week at $1.445.
regions' prices per gallon are as follows: the Lower Atlantic, $1.469;
and the Midwest, where the price averages out at $1.459.
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.