Diesel prices continue heading south

| Tuesday, June 18, 2002

Once again, the national average price per-gallon of diesel fuel declined, from $1.286 last week to $1.275 this week, marking a month where prices have dropped in most regions of the country.

On the East Coast, the price per-gallon this week is $1.279 compared to $1.297 last week; in New England, the price is $1.386 and was $1.391; in the Central Atlantic, the price is $1.371 and was $1.376; in the Lower Atlantic region, the price this week is $1.230 compared to $1.254 last week; in the Midwest, the price is $1.253 and was $1.261; in the Gulf Coast states, prices declined to $1.236 from $1.248; and in the Rocky Mountain area, prices dropped to $1.316 from $1.335.On the West Coast, the price is $1.387 compared to $1.382 last week; and in California the price is $1.434 this week and was $1.419.

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