Diesel prices continue to climb

By Kimberely Lennard, Land Line staff writer | Tuesday, September 04, 2012

The average price of diesel rose again this week to $4.127 per gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Sept. 4 report on fuel prices – an increase of 3.8 cents over last week and 25.9 cents over last year.

California prices increased the most at 8.4 cents, making the average price of diesel $4.493 per gallon. The lowest price per gallon nationally came from the Gulf Coast region at $4.026 per gallon.

U.S. – $4.127, up 3.8 cents
East Coast – $4.104, up 3.2 cents
New England – $4.194, up 6.2 cents
Central Atlantic – $4.153, up 2.4 cents
Lower Atlantic – $4.051, up 3.2 cents
Midwest – $4.072, up 2.2 cents
Gulf Coast – $4.026, up 4.5 cents
Rocky Mountain – $4.217, up 6.8 cents
West Coast – $4.424,up 7.1 cents
West Coast less California – $4.343, up 5.5 cents
California – $4.493, up 8.4 cents

ProMiles, which surveys prices daily at 9,400 truck stops, reported average diesel prices at $4.141 on Tuesday, up two-tenths of a cent over Monday and 3 cents over last Monday.

In separate energy news, oil prices were at $95.51 during midday trading in New York on Tuesday, down 96 cents over Friday.


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