average national price of diesel fuel increased this week to $1.498
from the previous average of $1.492, according to figures released
by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
highest prices in the nation are in California, at $1.741 a gallon;
and on the West Coast, where the average price is $1.690.
dollar-fifty mark remained in the Central Atlantic region, where
the price is $1.574; in New England, where the price is $1.582;
and in the Rocky Mountain region, where the price increased to $1.522.
lowest average prices are on the Gulf Coast, at $1.448; and in the
Lower Atlantic region, at $1.436.
remaining regions' prices per gallon are as follows: the Midwest,
at $1.474; and on the East Coast, where the price is $1.484.