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Price of Diesel Fuel Dips an Average 4-cents Per Gallon Across U.S.

December 9, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News
Price of Diesel Fuel Dips an Average 4-cents Per Gallon Across U.S.

Truck stops across the nation treated drivers to cheaper diesel fuel last week, with declines averaging 4.2 cents per gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

The average price for a gallon of diesel was $2.379 per gallon for the week, which was $1.156 per gallon cheaper for the same period a year ago.

The cheapest fill-up were recorded in Gulf Coast states where the average for the week was $2.232 per gallon, followed by the Midwest, which had prices averaging $2.348.

Shown below are diesel prices by region for the week ending Monday, Dec. 7:

East Coast: $2.455 last week, $2.413 this week

New England: $2.527 last week, $2.515 this week

Central Atlantic: $2.567 last week, $2.542 this week

Lower Atlantic: $2.355 last week, $2.295 this week

Midwest: $2.411 last week, $2.348 this week

Gulf Coast: $2.254 last week, $2.232 this week

Rocky Mountains: $2.451 last week, $2.410 this week

California: $2.717 last week, $2.704 this week.