Average diesel price edges lower

The national average retail diesel price dipped 0.7 cents to $3.911 a gallon during the week ended Jan. 7, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. The latest weekly price is 8.3 cents above the same week last year.

Diesel prices dropped in most regions, led by a 5.8-cent drop in the Rocky Mountain region, which has the nation’s least expensive diesel on average at $3.688 a gallon. The largest increase was 0.7 cents in the Gulf Coast region. The highest diesel prices on average were in New England at $4.153 a gallon.

Complete diesel price information is available on EIA’s Website.