Diesel prices drop again

| July 13, 2010

For a third straight week, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel dropped this week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The national price declined 2.1 cents to $2.903 in the latest week.

Diesel prices have declined eight weeks out of the past nine. The price is 36 cents higher than a year ago.

All regions declined in price led by a 3.3-cent drop to $3.022 in the Central Atlantic. California diesel fell less than a penny to $3.123, remaining the most expensive in the U.S. The cheapest diesel remained on the Gulf Coast at $2.857 a gallon.

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