Diesel prices dip again, rise in some areas

| Tuesday, November 29, 2005

The price of diesel continued to fall across most of the country Tuesday, Nov. 29, though some areas did report increases.

ProMiles reported a national average of $2.498 per gallon Nov. 29, down less than a penny from the previous day. Several states reported slight increases in prices, including Wisconsin, Vermont, South Carolina, Rhode Island, North Dakota, Kansas, Georgia, Colorado, Arkansas and Alabama.

Rhode Island saw the biggest increase, jumping 4.8 cents to $2.567 per gallon overnight.

ProMiles reported a low of $2.258 per gallon in Oklahoma, and a high of $2.788 per gallon in Washington.

Meanwhile, AAA reported a national average of $2.61 per gallon Nov. 29, falling less than a penny from the previous day.

The association reported a low of $2.339 per gallon in Oklahoma and a high of $2.825 per gallon in Idaho.

On the retail side, Flying J had no reports of low supplies anywhere for the first time since before Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29.

Flying J reported a low price of $2.159 per gallon at stations in Oak Grove, KY; Fort Chiswell, VA; and Wytheville, VA.

Oklahoma City seemed to be a good place to fill up. Love’s was reporting a low of $2.189 per gallon there, as was Pilot. Travel Centers of America also reported a low of $2.199 per gallon in Oklahoma City.

Petro was reporting a low price of $2.199 per gallon Jackson, MS.

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