The national average price for diesel fell for the sixth week in a row
for the week ending Dec. 5, according to the Energy Information Administration.
The average dropped 5.4 cents to $2.425 per gallon, the lowest price
The lowest prices were found in the
region, at an average of $2.354 per gallon. The Central Atlantic and
regions were significantly higher, at $2.569
and $2.591 per gallon, respectively. The East Coast as a whole had an average
of $2.428 per gallon.
All of those prices are down from the week before.
region saw the
biggest drop, falling 12 cents to $2.471 per gallon.
also saw a significant plunge,
dipping more than 7 cents to $2.486 per gallon.
The rest of the West Coast posted an average price of $2.538 per
gallon, while the
region came in at
$2.411 per gallon.
, meanwhile, saw an average
price of $2.39 per gallon.