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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Declining average prices for diesel continues

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went down nine-tenths of a cent to $2.414 per gallon for the week ending Monday, July 11. This marks the third decrease in four weeks, including an unchanged national average two weeks ago.

Diesel price averages went down in eight 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 fell by 2.1 cents per gallon. Prices were up nine-tenths of a cent in the Rocky Mountain region, the only increase in the nation.

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

U.S. – $2.414, down nine-tenths of a cent
East Coast – $2.424, down 1.4 cents
New England – $2.469, down 1.3 cents
Central Atlantic – $2.521, down 1.4 cents
Lower Atlantic – $2.341, down 1.4 cents
Midwest – $2.385, down four-tenths of a cent
Gulf Coast – $2.261, down 2.1 cents
Rocky Mountain – $2.445, up nine-tenths of a cent
West Coast – $2.708, down one-tenth of a cent
West Coast less California – $2.596, down three-tenths of a cent
California – $2.798, unchanged