Diesel price drops 0.9-cent

After two weeks of increases, the average weekly retail on-highway diesel price dipped this week, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The price dropped 0.9-cent to $2.951.

The national average price is 35 cents higher than the same week last year.

Most of the regions tracked by DOE recorded small decreases, except for New England, which gained 0.7-cent, and the West Coast, which increased 0.1-cent. The Rocky Mountain area fell 2.3 cents and the Midwest declined 1.6 cents.

The nation’s highest diesel price by region remains California at $3.139. The cheapest is the Gulf Coast at $2.883.
For state-by-state diesel prices, updated daily, click here.