The national retail price for on-highway diesel increased for the second straight week, rising 3.9 cents to $3.867 a gallon during the week ended July 15, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. Diesel prices nationwide are 17.2 cents higher than the same week last year.
Average prices rose in all regions, led by a 5.3-cent increase on the West Coast excluding California. That state, meanwhile, has the most expensive diesel on average at $4.065 a gallon. The only other region where the average is now above $4 a gallon is New England at $4.005 a gallon. The nation’s cheapest diesel on average is $3.798 a gallon in the Gulf Coast Region.
Complete diesel price information is available on EIA’s Website.