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Diesel declines for fourth consecutive week


Monday, March 25, 2013
The decline marks the fourth consecutive weekly decline since the price peaked at $4.157 a gallon for the week ending Feb. 25. (The Trucker file photo)
The decline marks the fourth consecutive weekly decline since the price peaked at $4.157 a gallon for the week ending Feb. 25. (The Trucker file photo)

WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel dropped another 4.1 cents a gallon to $4.006 for the week ending March 25, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.

It is the fourth consecutive weekly decline since the price peaked at $4.157 a gallon for the week ending Feb. 25.

The price declined in all four regions with California leading the way at a 6.5 cent drop, followed by the total West Coast region at 6.1 cents a gallon.

The March 25 price is 14.1 cents a gallon lower than the same week one year ago.

Click here to see the prices by region for the past three weeks and to find the link that will allow you to review prices beginning in 1994.

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