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Friday, April 16, 2021

Diesel prices highest in nearly a year.

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up 5.6 cents to $2.445 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Oct. 10. This marks the second consecutive increase after four consecutive weeks of decreases and the highest prices since Nov. 23, 2015, when diesel was also $2.445.

Diesel price averages went up in all 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average increase was in the Gulf Coast and West Coast less California regions, where prices at the pump went up by 6.7 cents per gallon. Prices were up 3.6 cents in the Lower Atlantic region, the smallest increase in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:

U.S. – $2.445, up 5.6 cents
East Coast – $2.441, up 4.3 cents
New England – $2.453, up 3.9 cents
Central Atlantic – $2.54, up 5.4 cents
Lower Atlantic – $2.363, up 3.6 cents
Midwest – $2.417, up 6.1 cents
Gulf Coast – $2.317, up 6.7 cents
Rocky Mountain – $2.508, up 4.1 cents
West Coast – $2.712, up 5.4 cents
West Coast less California – $2.591, up 6.7 cents
California – $2.809, up 4.3 cents