The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $3.07, which is about 10 cents higher than the same week a year ago.
Price changes varied by region across the country during the most recent week with the most significant increase being seen in New England (up 1.7 cents) and the most significant decrease being seen in the West Coast less California region (down 2.3 cents).
The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $3.781 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $3.313 per gallon.
The cheapest diesel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $3.869 per gallon, followed by the Rocky Mountain region at $2.944 per gallon.
Prices in other regions, according to DOE, are:
- New England – $3.20
- Lower Atlantic – $2.981
- Midwest – $2.992
- West Coast less California – $3.139
ProMiles’ numbers during the same week saw fuel prices hold at $2.989 per gallon.
According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $3.68 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.875 per gallon.