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Diesel prices up for the first time in three weeks

Diesel prices up for the first time in three weeks

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up 2.4 cents to $2.556 per gallon for the week ending Monday, April 3. This marks the first increase after three straight weeks of decreases.

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 New England region, where prices at the pump went up by 3.7 cents per gallon. Prices increased by four-tenths of a cent in the California region, the smallest increase in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
• U.S. – $2.556, up 2.4 cents
• East Coast – $2.605, up 1.9 cents
• New England – $2.63, up 3.7 cents
• Central Atlantic – $2.739, up 1.5 cents
• Lower Atlantic – $2.505, up 1.8 cents
• Midwest – $2.481, up 2.3 cents
• Gulf Coast – $2.414, up 3.6 cents
• Rocky Mountain – $2.623, up 2.6 cents
• West Coast – $2.839, up 1.7 cents
• West Coast less California – $2.735, up 3.2 cents
• California – $2.923, up four-tenths of a cent