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Diesel averages $4.10

| April 19, 2011

The national average retail price of diesel increased another 2.7 cents to $4.105 a gallon during the week ended April 18, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

The biggest gain was 5.8 cents to $4.212 in New England. California rose another 4.3 cents to $4.44, the nation’s highest. The West Coast, excluding California, gained 1.1 cents to $4.319. The Gulf Coast increased 3.2 cents to $4.033. All regions pierced the $4 a gallon level the previous week.

The national average price is at its highest level since Sept. 1, 2008, when it was $4.121 and $1.03 a gallon higher than the same week last year.

For diesel price information click here.

  • Trucker Matt

    If the govt don’t drop all taxes on fuel soon and begin drilling, it will all fall apart. Oh wait, I think that is exactly what they want. To see it all fall apart and then “fundamentally change America forever”. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.