National diesel price average drops 2 cents

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Updated Nov 18, 2015
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The national average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fell to $2.482 last week, dropping 2 cents, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

Prices decreased in all regions, with the exception of the Rocky Mountain region which maintained $2.488 per gallon from the previous week. The greatest drop happened in the California subregion, which fell 3.4 cents, followed by the Midwest, which saw a drop of 3.2 cents. The smallest drop happened in the New England and West Coast less California regions, which both saw a drop of .5 cents.

The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.769 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $2.609 per gallon.

The nation’s cheapest diesel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.304 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.406 per gallon.