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For the Nation’s Truck Stops, Diesel’s Up a Penny for the Week

May 27, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News

According to figures released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average price of a gallon of diesel fuel last week was $2.914 — up a penny from the week before.

Prices were up in all regions of the country, albeit at a slower rate than in past weeks, with California showing a scant 0.1-cent per gallon increase and the Central Atlantic states reporting a 0.4-cent hike. The biggest price hike average was recorded in the Rocky Mountains where prices were up .17 cents for the week.

Shown below are diesel prices by region for the week ending Monday, May 25:

East Coast: $3.007 last week, $3.014 this week

New England: $3.093 last week, $3.101 this week

Central Atlantic: $3.158 last week, $3.162 this week

Lower Atlantic: $2.875 last week, $2.884 this week

Midwest: $2.791 last week, $2.800 this week

Gulf Coast: $2.793 last week, $2.803 this week

Rocky Mountains: $2.813 last week, $2.830 this week

California: $3.268 last week, $3.269 this week.