LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The average price for a gallon of diesel in the U.S. is up to $3.899 per gallon as of Feb. 5, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). That’s an increase from Jan. 29’s average of $3.867 and Jan. 22’s $3.838 per gallon.
The only area that saw a decrease in the average price is in the Lower Atlantic region, where the price dropped to $3.929 from $3.949 on Jan. 29, according to the EIA.
The highest price is found in California at $5.121 per gallon, while the lowest is in the Rocky Mountain region at $3.650 per gallon.
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.