The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went down eight-tenths of a cent to $2.399 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Sept. 12. This marks the second consecutive decrease after two weeks of increases.
Diesel price averages went down in eight of 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average decrease was in the Lower Atlantic region, where prices at the pump fell by 1.2 cents per gallon. Prices were up 1 cent in the California region, the largest increase in the nation.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
U.S. – $2.399, down eight-tenths of a cent
East Coast – $2.399, down nine-tenths of a cent
New England – $2.410, down 1 cent
Central Atlantic – $2.495, down four-tenths of a cent
Lower Atlantic – $2.323, down 1.2 cents
Midwest – $2.376, down 1.1 cents
Gulf Coast – $2.256, down eight-tenths of a cent
Rocky Mountain – $2.489, down four-tenths of a cent
West Coast – $2.666, up two-tenths of a cent
West Coast less California – $2.553, down 1 cent
California – $2.756, up 1 cent