The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel had an increase of 1.3 cents from last week to $2.128 per gallon for the week ending Monday, April 11. This marks the first weekly increase after a short-lived decrease last week.
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 West Coast less California region, where prices at the pump rose by 2.1 cents per gallon. Prices were down six-tenths of a cent in the New England region, the only decrease in the nation.
Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
U.S. – $2.128, up 1.3 cents
East Coast – $2.187, up eight-tenths of a cent
New England – $2.237, down six-tenths of a cent
Central Atlantic – $2.301, up five-tenths of a cent
Lower Atlantic – $2.090, up 1.3 cents
Midwest – $2.082, up 1.7 cents
Gulf Coast – $1.992, up nine-tenths of a cent
Rocky Mountain – $2.142, up 1.9 cents
West Coast – $2.332, up 1.5 cents
West Coast less California – $2.200, up 2.1 cents
California – $2.437, up 1.1 cents