Diesel prices climb again in most recent week

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For the 10th week in a row, the price of diesel has increased across the United States, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

The price for a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.431, a 2.4-cent increase over last week’s price.

Prices rose in all regions during the week ending June 13, with the most significant increase coming in California, where prices jumped 4.5 cents.

The nation’s most expensive fuel can be found in California at $2.791 per gallon, followed by the West Coast less California region at $2.61 per gallon.

The cheapest diesel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.307 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.372 per gallon.

Prices in other regions, according to the DOE, are as follows:

  • New England – $2.492
  • Central Atlantic – $2.537
  • Midwest – $2.39
  • Rocky Mountain – $2.413

ProMiles’ numbers during the same week have the average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel at $2.399 per gallon nationwide, a 1.8-cent increase over last week’s numbers.

According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.782 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.304 per gallon.

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