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National, on-highway diesel takes 3.9-cent jump

To put things in perspective, however, all reporting regions were down from what they were this time a year ago and only the New England and California sectors were selling above $4 a gallon, New England at $4.040 and California at $4.056.

The Trucker News Services

12/3/2013

Following last week’s lead, which marked the first time diesel prices had gone up in 10 weeks, national, on-highway prices at the pump took a 3.9-cent spurt up to $3.883 a gallon compared with $3.844 last week.

All 10 of the Energy Information Administration’s reporting regions showed diesel was up 2 cents or more per gallon, with the West Coast less California sector showing a 5.7-cent upswing to $3.929, up from $3.872 the week prior.

Rocky Mountain region diesel prices went up the least, 2.1 cents, to $3.858 this week compared with last week’s $3.837 a gallon.

To put things in perspective, however, all reporting regions were down from what they were this time a year ago and only the New England and California sectors were selling above $4 a gallon, New England at $4.040 and California at $4.056.

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