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Diesel Fuel Prices Hit 2017 Low

June 14, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News
Diesel Fuel Prices Hit 2017 Low

The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel declined 4-cents during the week ending June 12. Diesel fuel prices hit their lowest point in 2017, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.524, the lowest diesel has been since early December. Prices fell in all regions across the country with the most significant decrease coming in the Midwest, where prices dropped by 5.1 cents, followed by the Gulf Coast, which saw a 4.9-cent decrease.

The nation’s most expensive fuel is in California at $2.906 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $2.711 per gallon.
The cheapest diesel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.368 per gallon, followed by the Midwest region at $2.454 per gallon.

Shown below are diesel prices by region for the week ending Monday, June 12:

  • East Coast: $2.569 last week, $2.599 this week
  • New England: $2.614 last week, $2.624 this week
  • Central Atlantic: $2.711 last week, $2.744 this week
  • Lower Atlantic: $2.459 last week, $2.490 this week
  • Midwest: $2.454 last week, $2.505 this week
  • Gulf Coast: $2.368 last week, $2.417 this week
  • Rocky Mountains: $2.644 last week, $2.664 this week
  • California: $2.906 last week, $2.927 this week.