Diesel prices up after a month of falling prices
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up seven-tenths of a cent to $2.565 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Feb. 13. This marks the first increase after four straight weeks of decreases.
Diesel price averages went up in nine of 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average increase was in the Gulf Coast region, where prices at the pump went up by 2.1 cents per gallon. Prices decreased by five-tenths of a cent in the Midwest region, the only decrease in the nation.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
U.S. – $2.565, up seven-tenths of a cent
East Coast – $2.626, up eight-tenths of a cent
New England – $2.668, up seven-tenths of a cent
Central Atlantic – $2.765, up two-tenths of a cent
Lower Atlantic – $2.519, up 1.1 cents
Midwest – $2.487, down five-tenths of a cent
Gulf Coast – $2.424, up 2.1 cents
Rocky Mountain – $2.522, up seven-tenths of a cent
West Coast – $2.869, up 1.3 cents
West Coast less California – $2.761, up 1.3 cents
California – $2.957, up 1.3 cents