LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel is up across the nation.
According to the Energy Information Administration’s Dec. 25 numbers, diesel fuel rose from $3.894 on Dec. 18 to $3.914 per gallon.
Prices are mixed around the nation.
Along the East Coast, prices from a week ago are up to above $4 at $4.022.
The price on Dec. 18 was $3.969.
Prices have also risen along the Gulf Coast, where the average gallon sat at $3.608 as of Dec. 25. That’s up from $3.569 on Dec. 18.
Born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and raised in East Texas, John Worthen returned to his home state to attend college in 1998 and decided to make his life in The Natural State. Worthen is a 20-year veteran of the journalism industry and has covered just about every topic there is. He has a passion for writing and telling stories. He has worked as a beat reporter and bureau chief for a statewide newspaper and as managing editor of a regional newspaper in Arkansas. Additionally, Worthen has been a prolific freelance journalist for two decades, and has been published in several travel magazines and on travel websites.