Average diesel price drops 2 cents

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The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel decreased 2 cents for the week ending Monday, Feb. 13 to $2.476, or 49 cents more than in the same week of 2005. The price now has dropped for two weeks in a row.

The average diesel price decreased in all regions tracked by the U.S. Department of Energy. The biggest decrease, 4 cents, was in New England. The West Coast had the most expensive diesel in the country at $2.621. In California, the average was even higher, $2.709. The least expensive diesel in the country was in the Midwest at $2.419.

For state-by-state diesel prices, updated daily, go to http://www.etrucker.com/apps/promiles/fuelprices.asp.