WASHINGTON — The weekly retail on-highway diesel price dropped for the fifth consecutive week, this time falling $0.013 a gallon to $2.756, according to the Energy Information Administration.
The U.S. price as of Feb. 15, but announced a day late because of President’s Day, was up $0.570 a gallon from a year ago.
All regions and California dropped in price this week.
The least expensive gallon of diesel could be found in the Midwest at $2.705. The most expensive was in the New England region where it was $2.991 per gallon. California was down $0.018 per gallon to $2.902 a gallon.
A three week comparison of prices may be found here.
Barb Kampbell of The Trucker staff can be reached for comment at email@example.com.