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Diesel Prices Drop a Penny-plus for the Week

June 4, 2013 By: Steve Mitchell Tags: Fuel, News

The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel within the United States dropped a little more than a penny (0.011) from figures released last week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update.

A gallon of diesel fuel averaged $3.869 this week, or about 2.3 cents more per gallon than that recorded a year ago this week. Declines were recorded in all areas of the country except the Rocky Mountains, where diesel fuel costs .03 cents per gallon more than last week.

Regional diesel prices showed a decline in all areas of the country except the Central Atlantic.

Here’s the breakdown for the week ending June 3:

  • East Coast: $3.855 this week, $3.864 last week
  • New England: $3.984 this week, $3.991 last week
  • Central Atlantic: $3.920 this week, $3.928 last week
  • Lower Atlantic: $3.783 this week, $3.792 last week
  • Midwest: $3.900 this week, $3.916 last week
  • Gulf Coast: $3.770 this week, $3.775 last week
  • Rocky Mountains: $3.866 this week, $3.863 last week
  • California: $4.025 this week, $4.044 last week.