Diesel fuel prices across the country dipped by an average of a cent in the last week, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.
With the slight decrease, the U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $3.034, the lowest national average since the week ending Feb. 18.
During the most recent week, prices fell in all regions except California, which stayed mostly flat, increasing by just one-tenth of a cent. The largest decrease was seen in New England, where prices fell by 1.6 cents.
California remains home to the nation’s highest fuel prices at $3.94 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $3.246 per gallon.
The cheapest diesel can be found in the Gulf Coast at $2.793 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.924 per gallon.
Prices in other regions, according to DOE, are:
- New England – $3.106
- Midwest – $2.94
- Rocky Mountain – $2.967
- West Coast less California – $3.186
ProMiles’ numbers during the same week saw fuel prices fall by 1.4 cents to $2.938 per gallon nationwide.
According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $3.843 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.80 per gallon.