Diesel jumps another 7.4 cents to $2.572

| 6/15/2009

In the past two weeks fuel has spiked 22 cents per gallon, which has many truckers anxiously watching as diesel prices start their climb upward.

Diesel jumped another 7.4 cents this past week to average $2.572 per gallon nationwide.

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s report on June 15, fuel is still down $2.120 from a year ago when fuel was averaging $4.692 per gallon.

All nine regions are again reporting increases at the pump. The California region is reporting the highest regional average price for fuel at $2.734 per gallon, while the lowest price is being reported in the Rocky Mountain region at $2.520 per gallon.

Below are the regional prices for ULSD reported by the Department of Energy. To see a map of the states in each of the listed regions, click here.

  • East Coast: $2.605
  • New England: $2.651
  • Central Atlantic: $2.695
  • Lower Atlantic: $2.559
  • Midwest: $2.550
  • Gulf Coast: $2.544
  • Rocky Mountain: $2.520
  • West Coast: $2.660
  • California: $2.734