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Diesel drops slightly from last week, averages $3.919

All 10 reporting regions saw a drop from last year. In the United States, diesel was down by 16 cents compared to the same week in 2012.

The Trucker Staff

9/30/2013

The National on-highway diesel prices dropped slightly from last week by 3.0 cents, giving an overall total of $3.919 for the week compared to last week’s $3.949, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the U.S. Department of Energy.

All 10 reporting regions saw a drop from last year. In the United States, diesel was down by 16 cents compared to the same week in 2012.

Truckers in California saw the most significant drop by 3.7 cents, but still held the most expensive spot at $4.172. The lowest drop in diesel prices were in the Rocky Mountain region, only down by 1.6 cents.

Diesel was cheapest in the Gulf Coast at $3.831.

This is the lowest diesel prices have been since Aug. 26, when they were pegged at $3.913.

Diesel follows oil at a slower rate. Benchmark oil for November fell to $102.33 on the New York Mercantile Exchange today.

For more details on specific prices by reporting region, click here.

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