The U.S. Energy Information Administration is reporting that the price of diesel fuel has dropped slightly this past week after increasing for four straight weeks. The average price for diesel dropped seven-tenths of a cent to average $2.801 per gallon.
Eight of the nine regions in the country reported decreases at the pumps, except the Rocky Mountain region, where diesel prices rose 1.2 cents from a week ago to average $2.821 per gallon.
The Gulf Coast region is still reporting the lowest average price for diesel at $2.747 per gallon.
Diesel fuel is still the highest in the California region, where diesel is averaging $2.972 per gallon, a slight two-tenths of a cent decrease 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: $2.824
- New England: $2.866
- Central Atlantic: $2.925
- Lower Atlantic: $2.774
- Midwest: $2.784
- Gulf Coast: $2.747
- Rocky Mountain: $2.821
- West Coast: $2.910
- California: $2.972