The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel increased more than 3 cents for the week ending Monday, April 10, to $2.654, or 33 cents more than in the same week of 2005.
The average diesel price increased in every region tracked by the U.S. Department of Energy. The biggest increase, 5.9 cents, was on the West Coast; the smallest increase, 2.2 cents, was on the Gulf Coast.
The West Coast had the most expensive diesel in the country at $2.812. In California, the average was even higher, $2.881. The least expensive diesel in the country was on the Gulf Coast at $2.601.
For state-by-state diesel prices, updated daily, go to http://www.etrucker.com/apps/promiles/fuelprices.asp.