Diesel fuel prices saw almost no change during the week ending Sept. 25, with prices falling by just three-tenths of a cent during the 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 $2.788. While prices fell in most regions, the Rocky Mountain region experienced a 1.9-cent jump during the week. The Central Atlantic region and California also saw increases during the week of six-tenths of a cent and one-tenth of a cent, respectively.
The most significant decrease during the week was seen in the Gulf Coast region, where prices dropped 1.5 cents.
California continues to maintain the nation’s most expensive diesel at $3.18 per gallon, followed by the West Coast less California region at $3.008 per gallon.
The cheapest diesel can still be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.624 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.74 per gallon.
Prices in other regions, according to the DOE, are:
- New England – $2.762
- Central Atlantic – $2.925
- Midwest – $2.741
- Rocky Mountain – $2.832
ProMiles’ numbers during the week had diesel prices falling by four-tenths of a cent to $2.754 per gallon nationwide.
According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $3.142 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.639 per gallon.