Diesel fuel prices held relatively flat across the U.S. during the week ending Dec. 4, falling by four-tenths of a cent, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.
After the slight decrease, the average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.922 nationwide. Prices dropped in most regions during the week, except in New England and the Gulf Coast region, each of which saw slight increases.
The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $3.585 per gallon, followed by the West Coast less California region at $3.106 per gallon.
The cheapest diesel remains in the Gulf Coast region at $2.713 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.794 per gallon.
Prices in other regions, according to the DOE, are:
- New England – $2.897
- Central Atlantic – $3.062
- Midwest – $2.877
- Rocky Mountain – $3.019
ProMiles’ numbers during the week saw diesel prices drop slightly by eight-tenths of a cent to $2.876 per gallon nationwide.
According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $3.586 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.726 per gallon.