Diesel prices up for sixth consecutive week

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The average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel nationwide made a slight jump in the week ending May 25, increasing one cent over the previous week.

The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of diesel is now $2.914, which is $1.011 lower than the same week in 2014. This is the sixth consecutive week diesel prices have risen.

Prices increased in all regions across the country during the week. California saw the least significant increase, with prices only going up one-tenth of a cent. The West Coast less California region saw the most significant increase of 2.4 cents.

The country’s most expensive diesel is still in California at $3.269 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic division at $3.162.

The cheapest diesel in the nation is in the Midwest region at $2.80 per gallon, followed by the Gulf Coast region at $2.803.