Diesel price drops 3.5 cents to $3.942

Updated Apr 16, 2013
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The national average retail price fell 3.5 cents to $3.942 a gallon during the week ended April 15, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. Diesel prices are 18.5 cents lower than the same week last year.

Diesel prices fell in all regions, led by a 5.3-cent drop on the West Coast, excluding California. Prices in California remain the highest nationwide on average at $4.147 a gallon. The Gulf Coast region still has the nation’s cheapest diesel on average at $3.852 a gallon. The average price of diesel remains above $4 a gallon only in four regions: New England, Central Atlantic, West Coast and California.

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