Diesel prices continue to decline

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Diesel prices across the United States dropped an average of 2.4 cents during the week ending Nov. 30, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.421. Fuel prices dropped in all regions except New England during the week.

The most significant decrease was seen in the West Coast less California region, where prices dropped 4.5 cents, followed by the Midwest region, where prices dropped 3 cents.

The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.717 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $2.567 per gallon.

The cheapest diesel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.254 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.355 per gallon.

Prices in other regions are as follows:

•New England – $2.527
•Midwest – $2.411
•Rocky Mountain – $2.541
•West Coast less California – $2.51

Similarly, ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index saw diesel prices dropping 2.7 cents during the same time period to a national average of $2.361 per gallon.

According to ProMiles, the most expensive diesel is in California at $2.647 per gallon, and the cheapest is in the Gulf Coast region at $2.25 per gallon.

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