Recent Comments

Diesel price up again

| February 22, 2011

Pump prices have risen 12 straight weeks.

For a 12th straight week, the national average retail price of diesel increased, rising 3.9 cents to $3.573 during the week ended Feb. 21, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. The price is the highest since Oct. 13, 2008, when it was $3.659.

Prices rose in all regions, topped by the West Coast where the price gained another 5.8 cents to $3.729. California became the most expensive place to buy diesel, increasing 5.2 cents to $3.799, 81.9 cents higher than a year ago. New England, which had been the most expensive area, climbed 2 cents to $3.769. The Rocky Mountain region advanced 5.7 cents to $3.568.

The national average price is 74.1 cents higher than the same week last year.

For state-by-state diesel prices, updated daily, click here.

Torque It Up – 1850 lb-ft Now Available In ISX15 400-475 HP Ratings

Notice: Overdrive is transitioning to a new comment platform due to technical problems with the former commenting system. The new commenting system is now live. We are currently in the process of moving all of the comments from the old system into the new system. We appreciate your patience in the meantime.


  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Matoviches and Overdrive magazine, Vehicle Tracking Sol. Vehicle Tracking Sol said: Diesel price climbs again: The price is the highest since Oct. 13, 2008, when it was $3.659. […]