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Diesel national average up one cent

Diesel national average up one cent

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up a penny to $2.491 per gallon for the week ending Monday, July 17. This marks the third consecutive increase after a month 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 Midwest region, where prices at the pump went up by 1.7 cents per gallon. Prices decreased by five-tenths of a cent in the New England region, the largest decrease in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
• U.S. – $2.491, up 1 cent
• East Coast – $2.532, up nine-tenths of a cent
• New England – $2.573, down five-tenths of a cent
• Central Atlantic – $2.678, up six-tenths of a cent
• Lower Atlantic – $2.420, up 1.3 cents
• Midwest – $2.438, up 1.7 cents
• Gulf Coast – $2.324, up 1.3 cents
• Rocky Mountain – $2.587, up three-tenths of a cent
• West Coast – $2.771, unchanged
• West Coast less California – $2.656, up three-tenths of a cent
• California – $2.865, down two-tenths of a cent

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