Diesel continues plummet, down 22 cents year over
The price of diesel has now fallen every week since Feb. 25, marking nine straight weeks of decline and, now, the lowest diesel price since mid-summer of last year. The national average diesel price, reported by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration, was $3.851 this week — a 22.2-cent difference from the same week in 2012.
Moreover, the price of diesel fell in all regions in the U.S., led by a 5.2-cent drop in the West Coast less California region. The Gulf Coast region has the nation’s lowest average price — $3.757 — while California has the highest (and only average above $4), $4.047.
For more diesel pricing information, visit eia.gov.
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