The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went down three-tenths of a cent to $2.788 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Sept. 25. This marks the second consecutive decrease after three weeks of increases.
Diesel price averages went down in six of 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average decrease was in the Gulf Coast region for the second straight week, where prices at the pump went down by 1.5 cents per gallon. Prices went up 1.9 cents in the Rocky Mountain region, the largest increase in the nation.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
• U.S. – $2.788, down three-tenths of a cent
• East Coast – $2.811, down three-tenths of a cent
• New England – $2.762, down three-tenths of a cent
• Central Atlantic – $2.925, up six-tenths of a cent
• Lower Atlantic – $2.74, down nine-tenths of a cent
• Midwest – $2.741, down two-tenths of a cent
• Gulf Coast – $2.624, down 1.5 cents
• Rocky Mountain – $2.832, up 1.9 cents
• West Coast – $3.103, unchanged
• West Coast less California – $3.008, down one-tenth of a cent
• California – $3.180, up one-tenth of a cent