The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went down one-tenth of a cent to $2.420 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Nov. 28. This marks the fourth consecutive decrease after a short-lived, one-week increase two weeks ago. Prices have not been this low since Oct. 3 when diesel was averaging at $2.389.
Diesel price averages went down in five of 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average decrease was in the Gulf Coast region, where prices at the pump went down by six-tenths of a cent per gallon. Prices were up six-tenths of a cent in the Lower Atlantic region, the largest increase in the nation.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
U.S. – $2.42, down one-tenth of a cent
East Coast – $2.446, up four-tenths of a cent
New England – $2.472, up one-tenth of a cent
Central Atlantic – $2.549, unchanged
Lower Atlantic – $2.361, up six-tenths of a cent
Midwest – $2.356, unchanged
Gulf Coast – $2.29, down six-tenths of a cent
Rocky Mountain – $2.45, down five-tenths of a cent
West Coast – $2.727, down three-tenths of a cent
West Coast less California – $2.635, down two-tenths of a cents
California – $2.80, down four-tenths of a cent