retail on-highway diesel prices released Monday by the Energy
Department show the national average cost of diesel increased
slightly from last week to $1.396. The price boost marks the fourth
straight week the cost of diesel has risen.
prices nationally are found in California. Diesel there costs
$1.62 per gallon on average. The lowest average prices are in
the Lower Atlantic region. Fuel there is $1.341 per gallon. The
remaining regions' price per gallon is as follows: East Coast,
$1.378; New England, $1.432; Central Atlantic, $1.455; Midwest,
$1.381; Gulf Coast, $1.35; Rocky Mountain, $1.437; and West Coast,
of Energy reports the average price of self-serve each week. Prices
are based on a survey of 350 diesel service centers nationwide
and include taxes.