A little more than two months into 2017, diesel prices have remained flat week-to-week, falling to no lower than $2.558 per gallon and rising no higher than $2.597 per gallon since the beginning of the year, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly numbers.
Prices after the first full week of the year were at $2.597, and prices during the week ending March 6 are $2.579 per gallon.
Looking at diesel prices region-by-region during the most recent week, most regions remained relatively flat, rising or falling by less than one cent, except for New England, which saw a decrease of 1.2 cents, and the Rocky Mountain region, which saw a 4.3-cent increase.
The nation’s most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.956 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $2.78 per gallon.
The cheapest fuel can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.429 per gallon, followed by the Midwest region at $2.502 per gallon.
Prices in other regions, according to the DOE, are:
ProMiles’ numbers during the same week had diesel prices holding from last week at $2.524 per gallon.
According to ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the most expensive diesel can be found in California at $2.89 per gallon, and the cheapest can be found in the Gulf Coast region at $2.434 per gallon.