Diesel prices have spiked 10.5 cents from a week ago to average $2.705 per gallon, the U.S. Energy Information Administration is reporting.
According to the EIA’s report, fuel prices have shot up 12.3 cents the past two weeks, including a 1.8-cent-per-gallon increase a week ago that followed a five-week drop.
Fuel prices are now down only 77.7 cents per gallon from a year ago when diesel was averaging $3.482 per gallon this same week.
All nine regions are reporting increases at the pumps. The California region is reporting an 8.3-cent-per-gallon increase to average $2.874 per gallon. The EIA is reporting that the lowest average price for fuel is still in the Gulf Coast region despite an increase of 11.4 cents from a week ago.
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: $2.718
- New England: $2.752
- Central Atlantic: $2.829
- Lower Atlantic: $2.665
- Midwest: $2.697
- Gulf Coast: $2.646
- Rocky Mountain: $2.703
- West Coast: $2.825
- California: $2.874