WASHINGTON — The average on-highway cost of a gallon of diesel dropped two-tenths of one cent to $2.595 for the week ending April 24, the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy reported Monday.
The ups and downs of recent weeks were evident in regional reporting where five regions reported decreases and five regions reported increases.
One region showed no change.
The largest drop was six-tenths of one cent in the Midwest region, the largest increase was 1.2 cents in the New England states.
The price was 39.7 cents a gallon over last year when the price of oil was trading for $7-$8 less than the week just ended, the DOE said.