figures released by the Energy Department Jan. 27, the national
average cost of diesel fuel per gallon this week rose to $1.492
from last week's average price of $1.48.
prices this week are in New England at $1.608 and in the Central
Atlantic region, where the price is $1.61. The dollar-fifty range
continued on the East Coast, where the price is $1.526; on the West
Coast, where the price is $1.543; and in California, where the price
regions' prices per gallon are as follows: $1.454 in the Rocky Mountain
area; $1.463 on the Gulf Coast; $1.472 in the Midwest; and $1.483
in the Lower Atlantic states.
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.