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Diesel Prices for Truckers Drop Across the Nation Last Week

June 30, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News

For a fifth consecutive week, the price of diesel fuel at truck stops throughout the nation continued to decline with the average price for a gallon of diesel at $2.843, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

That’s down 1.6 cents from the week before and $1.077 from a year ago last week. Prices declined in all regions, with the biggest drop recorded in California where truck drivers paid an average 2.9 cents per gallon less than the week before.

A fill up in the Gulf States saved drivers an average 2.5 cents per gallon. The lowest diesel prices were also in the Gulf States, where a gallon of diesel averaged $2.730 per gallon, followed closely by the Midwest, where prices averaged $2.731.

Shown below are diesel prices by region for the week ending Monday, June 29:

East Coast: $2.959 last week, $2.954 this week

New England: $3.085 last week, $3.071 this week

Central Atlantic: $3.102 last week, $3.094 this week

Lower Atlantic: $2.824 last week, $2.823 this week

Midwest: $2.746 last week, $2.731 this week

Gulf Coast: $2.755 last week, $2.730 this week

Rocky Mountains: $2.799 last week, $2.776 this week

California: $3.170 last week, $3.141 this week.