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Diesel price falls 3rd week

| August 31, 2010

For a third straight week, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel declined this week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The national price declined 1.9 cents to $2.938 in the latest week.

The price is 26.4 cents higher than a year ago.

All regions reported lower prices except the Rocky Mountain area, where the price again gained less than a penny. The Gulf Coast fell 2.8 cents to $2.888. The East Coast dropped 2.2 cents to $2.93. California retained its position as the most expensive in the U.S., dropping 2.1 cents to $3.15 a gallon.

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


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