The weekly retail on-highway diesel price U.S. average increased $0.082 per gallon today reaching a price $2.879 a gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The price today was $0.565 per gallon more than one year ago today.
All regions and California showed increases of at least $0.063 per gallon with the New England region climbing fastest with a $0.133 a gallon increase this week to $3.068 per gallon. This was the most expensive region this week as well.
The least expensive diesel could be found in the Rocky Mountain region at $2.814 per gallon which was an increase of $0.068 from last week.
California’s price was $3.032 per gallon, up $0.698 a gallon from last year.
A three week comparison of prices may be found here.
Barb Kampbell of The Trucker staff can be reached for comment at firstname.lastname@example.org.