Diesel prices tick upward

By Kimberely Lennard, Land Line staff writer | 9/10/2012

The average price of diesel inched up half a cent over last week’s price to $4.132, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Sept. 10 report on fuel prices. That’s 27 cents over last year during the same week.

California prices dropped 1.6 cents to $4.477 per gallon, after climbing 8.4 cents the previous week. The Central Atlantic region saw the biggest increase, of 2.2 cents, to $4.175 per gallon.

U.S. – $4.132, up half a cent
East Coast – $4.113, up nine-tenths a cent
New England – $4.208, up 1.4 cents
Central Atlantic – $4.175, up 2.2 cents
Lower Atlantic – $4.049, down two-tenths a cent
Midwest – $4.079, up seven-tenths a cent
Gulf Coast – $4.021, down half a cent
Rocky Mountain – $4.242, up 2.5 cents
West Coast – $4.423, down a tenth of a cent
West Coast less California – $4.358, up 1.5 cents
California – $4.477, down 1.6 cents

ProMiles, which surveys prices daily at 9,400 truck stops, reported average diesel prices at $4.146, unchanged over Sunday and up a half cent from last Monday.

In other energy news, midday trading in New York showed oil prices at $96.46, up 4 cents over Friday and up 95 cents over last Monday.

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