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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Diesel highest in nearly two months

 

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up 2.4 cents to $2.531 per gallon for the week ending Monday, July 31. This marks the fifth consecutive increase after a month of decreases and the highest prices since June 5 when diesel cost $2.564.

Diesel price averages went up in all 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average increase was in the Midwest region, where prices at the pump went up by 3.4 cents per gallon. Prices increased by 1.6 cents in the New England region, the smallest increase in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
• U.S. – $2.531, up 2.4 cents
• East Coast – $2.566, up 2 cents
• New England – $2.59, up 1.6 cents
• Central Atlantic – $2.706, up 2.1 cents
• Lower Atlantic – $2.462, up 2.1 cents
• Midwest – $2.486, up 3.4 cents
• Gulf Coast – $2.359, up 1.7 cents
• Rocky Mountain – $2.615, up 1.7 cents
• West Coast – $2.816, up 2.8 cents
• West Coast less California – $2.704, up 2.6 cents
• California – $2.907, up 3 cents