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Truck Diesel Prices Down Another 4.7 Cents Per Gallon Last Week

September 2, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Owner Operators

Without exception, diesel prices were down in all regions of the nation again last week, with the average price per gallon at $2.514, according to figures released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Overall, prices have declined $1.30 per gallon since a year ago last week, with truck stops in the Gulf Coast states touting the cheapest prices: an average $2.376 per gallon.

California prices — at an average $2.851 per gallon — were the most expensive in the nation, but even those steep prices were $1.23 less than a year ago.

Shown below are diesel prices by region for the week ending Monday, Aug. 31:

East Coast: $2.647 last week, $2.590 this week

New England: $2.739 last week, $2.673 this week

Central Atlantic: $2.777 last week, $2.714 this week

Lower Atlantic: $2.529 last week, $2.478 this week

Midwest: $2.487 last week, $2.443 this week

Gulf Coast: $2.414 last week, $2.376 this week

Rocky Mountains: $2.592 last week, $2.562 this week

California: $2.894 last week, $2.851 this week.