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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Diesel reaches highest prices in nearly three months

Diesel reaches highest prices in nearly three months

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up 2.6 cents to $2.582 per gallon for the week ending Monday, April 10. This marks the second consecutive increase after three straight weeks of decreases, and the highest prices since Jan. 16 when diesel was at $2.585.

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

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
• U.S. – $2.582, up 2.6 cents
• East Coast – $2.62, up 1.5 cents
• New England – $2.639, up nine-tenths of a cent
• Central Atlantic – $2.761, up 2.2 cents
• Lower Atlantic – $2.516, up 1.1 cents
• Midwest – $2.515, up 3.4 cents
• Gulf Coast – $2.446, up 3.2 cents
• Rocky Mountain – $2.64, up 1.7 cents
• West Coast – $2.862, up 2.3 cents
• West Coast less California – $2.772, up 3.7 cents
• California – $2.935, up 1.2 cents