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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Diesel prices slightly down after two-week of climbing

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went down two-tenths of a cent to $2.407 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Sept. 5. This marks the first decrease after two weeks of increases.

Diesel price averages went down in five 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 six-tenths of a cent per gallon. Prices were up 1.7 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. – $2.407, down two-tenths of a cent
East Coast – $2.408, down two-tenths of a cent
New England – $2.420, down three-tenths of a cent
Central Atlantic – $2.499, up three-tenths of a cent
Lower Atlantic – $2.335, down six-tenths of a cent
Midwest – $2.387, down four-tenths of a cent
Gulf Coast – $2.264, down five-tenths of a cent
Rocky Mountain – $2.493, up 1.7 cents
West Coast – $2.664, up six-tenths of a cent
West Coast less California – $2.563, up eight-tenths of a cent
California – $2.746, up five-tenths of a cent