Diesel rises 2 cents to $2.924

| Monday, March 15, 2010

For the fourth straight week, diesel fuel prices have risen slightly.

On Monday, March 15, the U.S. Energy Information Administration is reporting that diesel prices are up another 2 cents per gallon to average $2.924 per gallon.

All nine regions of the country are reporting increases at the pump this past week. Four regions are again reporting fuel prices above the $3 mark. The California region is reporting the highest diesel prices at $3.065, up eight-tenths of a cent from a week ago.

For the second straight week, the Midwest region is reporting the lowest prices for fuel at $2.896 per gallon.

Below are the regional price averages 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: $2.952
  • New England: $3.018
  • Central Atlantic: $3.055
  • Lower Atlantic: $2.898
  • Midwest: $2.896
  • Gulf Coast: $2.897
  • Rocky Mountain: $2.923
  • West Coast: $3.005
  • California: $3.065