The national retail price for on-highway diesel increased for the third straight week, rising 3.6 cents to $3.903 a gallon during the week ended July 22, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. Diesel prices nationwide are 12 cents higher than the same week last year.
Average prices rose in all regions, led by a 5.3-cent increase in the Lower Atlantic region. California has the most expensive diesel on average at $4.113 a gallon. The only other regions where the average is now above $4 a gallon are New England and the West Coast. The nation’s cheapest diesel on average is $3.841 a gallon in the Gulf Coast Region. Other regions where the average price is below the $3.903 national average are the Lower Atlantic, Midwest and Rocky Mountain region.
Complete diesel price information is available on EIA’s Website.