Diesel prices creep closer to $3 per gallon

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Updated Nov 14, 2017

Diesel fuel prices across the U.S. are on the rise with a 3.3-cent increase nationwide during the week ending Nov. 13, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

The average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.915, the highest fuel has been since March 2015.

California saw the biggest increase during the week with prices rising an average of 6.9 cents, followed by the West Coast less California, which saw a 4.5-cent increase. These two regions have the highest prices across the U.S. at $3.61 per gallon and $3.12 per gallon, respectively.

The cheapest fuel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.697 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.795 per gallon.

Prices in other regions, according to the DOE, are:

  • New England – $2.85
  • Central Atlantic – $3.018
  • Midwest – $2.884
  • Rocky Mountain – $2.992

ProMiles’ numbers during the week saw diesel prices increase by 2.6 cents to $2.873 per gallon nationwide.

According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $3.591 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.688 per gallon.