Diesel fuel prices across the U.S. remained flat during the most recent week, falling by less than a cent, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.
DOE reports that fuel prices across the country fell by seven-tenths of a cent to $3.044 per gallon of on-highway diesel. Prices are down 17.6 cents from the same week a year ago, according to DOE’s numbers.
Most regions saw little change during the most recent week ending July 22, with the biggest change being seen in the Central Atlantic region and California, where prices fell by 1.3 cents in each. The Rocky Mountain region is the only region that saw prices rise during the week – an increase of just three-tenths of a cent.
California continues to hold the nation’s most expensive fuel at $3.939 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $3.259 per gallon.
The cheapest fuel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.804 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.937 per gallon.
Prices in other regions, according to DOE, are:
- New England – $3.122
- Midwest – $2.948
- Rocky Mountain – $2.978
- West Coast less California – $3.198
ProMiles’ numbers during the same week saw fuel prices increase by half of a cent to $2.952 per gallon nationwide.
According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $3.855 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.815 per gallon.