Diesel prices drop 4.1 cents in most recent week

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Updated Dec 15, 2015

Another significant drop in national fuel prices has the U.S.’ average price of diesel down to $2.338 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

Last week’s national average fell 4.1 cents from a week ago and were down $1.081 compared to the same week in 2014.

Prices dropped in all regions across the country, with the most significant decrease coming in New England, where prices dropped 6.2 cents, followed by California and the Midwest, where prices dropped 5.4 cents.

The most expensive diesel is in California at $2.65 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $2.501 per gallon.

The nation’s cheapest diesel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.212 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.258 per gallon.

Diesel prices in other regions are as follows:
•New England – $2.453
•Midwest – $2.294
•Rocky Mountain – $2.375
•West Coast less California – $2.431