Diesel prices drop slightly to $2.790

| 11/16/2009

The U.S. Energy Information Administration is reporting that the average price for diesel fuel has dropped 1.1 cents per gallon from a week ago to average $2.790 on Monday, Nov. 16. This is the second straight week the EIA is reporting a decline in diesel prices around the country.

According to the EIA, eight of the nine regions in the country are reporting slight decreases at the pump, except the New England region, where the price inched up two-tenths of a cent to average $2.868 per gallon.

A year ago, diesel was selling for around $2.809 per gallon.

Diesel prices are still the highest in the California region, where diesel is nearing the $3 mark at $2.964.

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: $2.813
  • New England: $2.868
  • Central Atlantic: $2.911
  • Lower Atlantic: $2.763
  • Midwest: $2.776
  • Gulf Coast: $2.734
  • Rocky Mountain: $2.818
  • West Coast: $2.901
  • California: $2.964