Diesel price averages Change very little
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up two-tenths of a cent to $2.579 per gallon for the week ending Monday, March 6. This marks the fourth consecutive increase after four straight weeks of decreases.
Diesel price averages went up in four 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 4.3 cents per gallon. Prices decreased by 1.2 cents 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. – $2.579, up two-tenths of a cent
East Coast – $2.633, down two-tenths of a cent
New England – $2.646, down 1.2 cents
Central Atlantic – $2.78, up eight-tenths of a cent
Lower Atlantic – $2.525, down eight-tenths of a cent
Midwest – $2.502, up three-tenths of a cent
Gulf Coast – $2.429, down four-tenths of a cent
Rocky Mountain – $2.625, up 4.3 cents
West Coast – $2.877, unchanged
West Coast less California – $2.779, up seven-tenths of a cent
California – $2.956, down six-tenths of a cent