Diesel dips a penny, steady near $2.50

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Diesel fuel prices dropped nearly a cent during the week ending Nov. 7, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.47, a nine-tenths of a cent drop from the previous week.

Prices increased in the West Coast less California region by 1.8 cents and in the Central Atlantic region by a tenth of a cent.

The most significant decrease came in the Midwest region, where prices dropped 1.8 cents.

The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.84 per gallon, followed by the West Coast less California region at $2.673 per gallon.

The cheapest fuel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.34 per gallon, followed by the Lower Atlantic at $2.384 per gallon.

Prices in other regions, according to the Department of Energy, are:

  • New England – $2.502
  • Central Atlantic – $2.584
  • Midwest – $2.425
  • Rocky Mountain – $2.532

ProMiles’ numbers during the same week show diesel prices dropping a 1.3 cents to $2.424 per gallon nationwide.

According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.832 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.334 per gallon.

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