Diesel prices drop to lowest in two months

on Jul 29, 2016

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went down 2.3 cents to $2.379 per gallon for the week ending Monday, July 25. This marks the fifth decrease in five weeks, including an unchanged national average four weeks ago. The national average is the lowest since May 23 when prices were $2.357.

Diesel price averages went down in all 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average decrease was in the West Coast less California region, where prices at the pump fell by 3.3 cents per gallon. Prices were down one-tenth of a cent in the Rocky Mountain region, the smallest decrease in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:

U.S. – $2.402, down 2.3 cents

East Coast – $2.411, down 2.4 cents

New England – $2.446, down 1.2 cents

Central Atlantic – $2.503, down 2.2 cents

Lower Atlantic – $2.332, down 2.6 cents

Midwest – $2.369, down 2.8 cents

Gulf Coast – $2.262, down 2.0 cents

Rocky Mountain – $2.435, down one-tenth of a cent

West Coast – $2.686, down 2.3 cents

West Coast less California – $2.569, down 3.3 cents

California – $2.780, down 1.6 cents

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Source: Landline Magazine