Diesel prices across the U.S. ticked slightly upward during the week ending Oct. 3, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.
The price of a gallon of on-highway diesel rose by seven-tenths of a cent, regaining the decrease from the previous week. The U.S.’ average price for fuel is now $2.389 per gallon nationwide.
The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.766 per gallon, followed by the West Coast less California region at $2.524 per gallon.
The cheapest fuel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.25 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic region at $2.327 per gallon.
Average prices in other regions, according to the DOE, are:
- New England – $2.414
- Central Atlantic – $2.486
- Midwest – $2.356
- Rocky Mountain – $2.467
ProMiles’ numbers during the same week show diesel prices rising by six-tenths of a penny to $2.355 per gallon nationwide.
According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.732 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.25 per gallon.