Diesel prices hit $2 mark in all U.S. regions

| Monday, October 04, 2004

The average national retail price of diesel has increased from last week’s per gallon price of $2.012 to the current level of $2.053, the U.S. Energy Department announced Oct. 4.

In the meantime, diesel prices capped out at the $2 mark in all regions of the country.

The highest prices in the nation continue in California, where the price currently averages $2.290 per gallon, and in the West Coast region, where the price stands at $2.238.

Meanwhile, the $2 mark also came to New England, where the price is $2.155; the Central Atlantic, where the price is $2.144; the East Coast, where the price is $2.058; $2.013 in the Lower Atlantic states, $2.019 in the Midwest and $2.000 in the Gulf Coast region; and $2.065 in the Rocky Mountain states.