After falling more than 10 cents in the month of June, diesel prices leveled out to start July, increasing by less than a cent during the week ending July 3, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.
The DOE reports diesel prices are up seven-tenths of a cent across the U.S. during the week to $2.472 per gallon. Prices increased in all regions during the week except the Rocky Mountain region, which saw prices fall by seven-tenths of a cent. The largest increase during the week was in the Midwest, where prices rose 1.7 cents.
The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.866 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $2.671 per gallon.
The cheapest fuel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.307 per gallon, followed by the Midwest at $2.403 per gallon.
Prices in other regions, according to the DOE, are:
- New England – $2.578
- Lower Atlantic – $2.407
- Rocky Mountain – $2.585
- West Coast less California – $2.628
ProMiles’ numbers during the same week had diesel prices increasing slightly by four-tenths of a cent to $2.416 per gallon nationwide.
According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.827 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.299 per gallon.