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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Fuel prices begin slowing down after the hurricanes

 

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went down 1.6 cents to $2.786 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Sept. 18. This marks the first decrease after three weeks of increases.

Diesel price averages went up in six of 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average decrease was in the Gulf Coast region, where prices at the pump went down by 3.2 cents per gallon. Prices went up four-tenths of a cent in the New England region, the largest increase in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
• U.S. – $2.786, down 1.6 cents
• East Coast – $2.814, down 1.5 cents
• New England – $2.765, up four-tenths of a cent
• Central Atlantic – $2.919, down three-tenths of a cent
• Lower Atlantic – $2.749, down 2.7 cents
• Midwest – $2.743, down 1.0 cent
• Gulf Coast – $2.615, down 3.2 cents
• Rocky Mountain – $2.813, down 1.4 cents
• West Coast – $3.103, up one-tenths of a cent
• West Coast less California – $3.009, up two-tenths of a cent
• California – $3.179, unchanged