West Coast diesel prices pulled down the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the U.S. three-quarters of a cent from last week, according to the weekly report issued for Monday, July 22, by the Energy Information Administration.
While the U.S. average decreased seven-tenths of a cent, the average price for the West Coast as a whole went down 1.3 cents. The average price for the West Coast without California went down 1.1 cents, and the average price for California went down 1.3 cents.
The EIA also reported a drop in the average for the Central Atlantic region going down 1.3 cents.
The average price for diesel fuel is below $3 per gallon in four regions: Lower Atlantic, Midwest, Gulf Coast, and Rocky Mountain.
Following are the average prices for diesel fuel by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:
- U.S. – $3.044, down seven-tenths of a cent.
- East Coast – $3.072, down four-fifths of a cent.
- New England – $3.122, down nine-tenths of a cent.
- Central Atlantic – $3.259, down 1.3 cents.
- Lower Atlantic – $2.937, up two-fifths of a cent.
- Midwest – $2.948, down four-fifths of a cent.
- Gulf Coast – $2.804, down one-tenth of a cent.
- Rocky Mountain – $2.978, up three-tenths of a cent.
- West Coast – $3.611, down 1.3 cents.
- West Coast without California – $3.198, down 1.1 cents.
- California – $3.939, down 1.3 cents.