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Diesel prices experience another week of slight gains


The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up nine-tenths of a cent to $2.481 per gallon for the week ending Monday, July 10. This marks the second 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 West Coast less California region, where prices at the pump went up by 2.5 cents per gallon. Prices decreased by one-tenth of a cent in the Rocky Mountain region, the only decrease in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
• U.S. – $2.481, up nine-tenths of a cent
• East Coast – $2.523, up one-tenth of a cent
• New England – $2.578, unchanged’
• Central Atlantic – $2.672, up one-tenth of a cent
• Lower Atlantic – $2.407, unchanged
• Midwest – $2.421, up 1.8 cents
• Gulf Coast – $2.311, up four-tenths of a cent
• Rocky Mountain – $2.584, down one-tenth of a cent
• West Coast – $2.771, up 1.2 cents
• West Coast less California – $2.653, up 2.5 cents
• California – $2.867, up one-tenth of a cent