Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Diesel rolls up another 2.2 cents to $2.946


Monday, March 22, 2010
Every region showed an increase in price for the week. Three regions topped the $3.00 mark, as did California.(The Trucker: BARB KAMPBELL)
Every region showed an increase in price for the week. Three regions topped the $3.00 mark, as did California.(The Trucker: BARB KAMPBELL)

WASHINGTON — Diesel prices are rolling, but not in the direction that truckers might hope.

For the fifth consecutive week, the average retail on-highway diesel price rose, this week by $0.022 per gallon, reaching $2.946 per gallon, according to the U.S. energy Information Administration.

Every region showed an increase in price for the week. Three regions topped the $3.00 mark, as did California.

The highest price diesel was in the Central Atlantic region where a gallon cost $3.079 per gallon, followed by California, where a gallon of diesel was $3.072 a gallon.

The place with the lowest price was the Gulf Coast at $2.904 per gallon, followed by the Midwest at $2.922 a gallon.

The U.S. average was $0.856 more than one year ago for the same week.

For a three week comparison of prices, go here.

Barb Kampbell of The Trucker staff can be reached for comment at barbkampbell@thetrucker.com.

 

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