Diesel prices across the United States dropped an average of two-tenths of a cent during the week ending Sept. 6, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.407, marking the end of a two-week climb that saw fuel prices jump a total of nearly 10 cents.
The most significant increase in prices came in the Rocky Mountain region, where prices climbed 1.7 cents, and the most significant decrease came in the Lower Atlantic region, where prices dropped six-tenths of a cent.
The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.746 per gallon, followed by the West Coast less California region at $2.563 per gallon.
The cheapest fuel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.264 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.335 per gallon.
Prices in other regions, according to the Department of Energy, are:
- New England – $2.42
- Central Atlantic – $2.499
- Midwest – $2.387
- Rocky Mountain – $2.493
ProMiles’ numbers during the same week have the average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel at $2.374 nationwide, an increase of one-tenth of a cent from the previous week.
According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.723 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.26 per gallon.