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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Average Diesel Fuel Price closer to $2 in US

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel had a decrease of 6.5 cents from last week to $2.112 per gallon for the week ending Tuesday, Jan. 19. This marks the lowest nationwide weekly average since March 23, 2009, when diesel prices were $2.09.

Diesel price averages went down in all 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average decrease was in the Midwest and California regions, where prices at the pump dropped 7.3 cents per gallon. Prices were down 4.5 cents in the Central Atlantic region, the smallest decrease in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:

U.S. – $2.112, down 6.5 cents
East Coast – $2.174, down 5.5 cents
New England – $2.277, down 5.8 cents
Central Atlantic – $2.305, down 4.5 cents
Lower Atlantic – $2.054, down 6.2 cents
Midwest – $2.023, down 7.3 cents
Gulf Coast – $2.014, down 6.6 cents
Rocky Mountain – $2.078, down 5.6 cents
West Coast – $2.359, down 6.7 cents
West Coast less California – $2.198, down 6 cents
California – $2.489, down 7.3 cents