Diesel prices drop another 2 cents

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Updated Jun 13, 2018
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Diesel prices during the week ending June 11 fell by just under 2 cents, keeping fuel prices under the $3.30 mark, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

Following the most recent week’s 1.9-cent decrease in fuel prices, the U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $3.266. This is 74.2 cents higher than the same week a year ago.

Prices fell in all regions during the week with the most significant decrease occurring in the Midwest, which saw a 2.5-cent drop in prices.

After a 1.3-cent decrease in California, the state saw its average diesel prices fall back below $4 per gallon to $3.99 per gallon – the most expensive in the nation. The West Coast less California region holds the second-highest fuel prices at $3.489 per gallon.

The cheapest fuel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $3.037 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $3.148 per gallon.

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

  • New England – $3.292
  • Central Atlantic – $3.42
  • Midwest – $3.199
  • Rocky Mountain – $3.344

ProMiles’ numbers during the week saw fuel prices during the week fall by 2.4 cents to $3.206 per gallon nationwide.

According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $3.987 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $3.061 per gallon.