Diesel Fuel Goes Up Slightly
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up five-tenths of a cent to $2.577 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Feb. 27. This marks the third consecutive increase after four straight weeks of decreases.
Diesel price averages went up in seven of 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average increase was in the Rocky Mountain region, where prices at the pump went up by 3.4 cents per gallon. Prices decreased by four-tenths of a cent in the California region, the only decrease in the nation.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
U.S. – $2.577, up five-tenths of a cent
East Coast – $2.635, up seven-tenths of a cent
New England – $2.658, unchanged
Central Atlantic – $2.772, up two-tenths of a cent
Lower Atlantic – $2.533, up 1.2 cents
Midwest – $2.499, up four-tenths of a cent
Gulf Coast – $2.433, unchanged
Rocky Mountain – $2.582, up 3.4 cents
West Coast – $2.877, up one-tenth of a cent
West Coast less California – $2.772, up five-tenths of a cent
California – $2.962, down four-tenths of a cent