WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel rose 1.4 cents to $3.064 for the week ending October 28, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.
All but reporting region posted an increase led by an 8.9 cents a gallon increase on the West Coast minus California (Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and Washington).
The second largest increase was 4.9 cents a gallon in the West Coast region including California.
The lone decrease (1.7 cents a gallon) was in the New England states (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island).
The price for the week ending October 28 was 29.1 cents a gallon lower than the comparable week in 2019.