Diesel prices dip for fourth straight week

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Updated Nov 14, 2018
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The country’s at-pump diesel price average dipped for the fourth consecutive week, falling 2.1 cents during the week ending Nov. 12, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

The decrease brings the U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel to $3.317. Prices fell in all regions across the country, with the biggest decrease being seen in California, where prices dropped by 2.8 cents.

Despite the decrease, California is still home to the nation’s most expensive fuel at $4.04 per gallon, followed by the West Coast less California region at $3.514 per gallon.

The cheapest diesel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $3.085 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $3.187 per gallon.

Prices in other regions, according to DOE, are:

  • New England – $3.356
  • Central Atlantic – $3.483
  • Midwest – $3.262
  • Rocky Mountain – $3.378

ProMiles’ numbers during the week saw fuel prices fall by 2.3 cents on average, bringing its national average to $3.257 per gallon.

According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $4.001 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $3.098 per gallon.