Diesel prices rise 2.4 cents to $3.825

| Monday, October 24, 2011

The U.S. Energy Information Administration is reporting that fuel prices are on the rise for the second straight week, up 2.4 cents per gallon from a week ago to average $3.825 per gallon nationwide on Monday, Oct. 24.

All nine regions of the country are reporting increases this past week. The California region is reporting the highest increase, up 4.3 cents from the previous week to average $4.096 per gallon. The West Coast region is the only other region reporting fuel prices above the $4 mark, averaging $4.049 per gallon.

Fuel prices remain the lowest in the Gulf Coast region, where fuel prices are averaging $3.745, up 1.9 cents per gallon from the previous week.

Here are the weekly average prices for diesel as reported by the EIA:

U.S. – $3.825
East Coast – $3.832
New England – $3.925
Central Atlantic – $3.946
Lower Atlantic – $3.775
Midwest – $3.782
Gulf Coast – $3.745
Rocky Mountain – $3.909
West Coast – $4.049
California – $4.096

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