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Diesel down for week by 0.7 cents

Only one of 10 reporting regions jumped up in price. The Lower Atlantic rose 0.1 cents, making it $3.947 for the week.

The Trucker Staff

4/15/2014

The National on-highway diesel prices were down only a smidge at 0.7 cents from last week’s $3.959, making it $3.952 for the week, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Only one of 10 reporting regions jumped up in price. The Lower Atlantic rose 0.1 cents, making it $3.947 for the week.

Truckers on the Gulf Coast were paying the least for diesel at just $3.790 while those in the New England region were hit in the pocketbooks, paying $4.220. The New England region also saw the largest drop in price from the week before at 2.0 cents.

This week’s diesel is the lowest its been since Feb. 3 when it was $3.951 a gallon. Diesel prices typically follow oil prices, which was $103.13 a barrel as of Tuesday morning.

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

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