Diesel drops 4.1 cents to $2.071

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The country’s average diesel price dropped another 4.1 cents nationwide this week, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.071. The most significant decrease came in the Rocky Mountain region, where prices dropped 6.3 cents, followed by the Gulf Coast region, where prices dropped 5.7 cents.

The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.459 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $2.264 per gallon.

The cheapest fuel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $1.957 per gallon, followed by the Midwest at $1.987 per gallon.

Prices in other regions, according to the DOE’s weekly report, are:

•New England – $2.24
•Lower Atlantic – $2.025
•Rocky Mountain – $2.015
•West Coast less California – $2.16

ProMiles’ numbers have the average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel at $1.997 nationwide.

The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.363 per gallon, followed by New England at $2.269 per gallon.

The cheapest fuel can be found in the Midwest region at $1.949 per gallon, followed by the Gulf Coast region at $1.955 per gallon.

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