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Diesel Prices for Commercial Trucks Increase Across the Board Last Week

October 14, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News

The price for a gallon of diesel fuel rose an average 6.4 cents per gallon last week, after fluctuated in regions across the country the week before. Prices averaged $2.556 per gallon nationwide, which is $1.142 per gallon less expensive than a year ago at this time.

Increases ranged from a scant .02 cents per gallon in the New England states to 14.5 cents per gallon in the Midwest, according to figures released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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

East Coast: $2.524 last week, $2.554 this week

New England: $2.576 last week, $2.578 this week

Central Atlantic: $2.631 last week, $2.661 this week

Lower Atlantic: $2.432 last week, $2.469 this week

Midwest: $2.489 last week, $2.634 this week

Gulf Coast: $2.323 last week, $2.339 this week

Rocky Mountains: $2.501 last week, $2.516 this week

California: $2.803 last week, $2.833 this week.