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Monday, September 26, 2022

Fuel Prices Down After Five Weeks Rising

 

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went down three-tenths of a cent to $2.912 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Nov. 20. This marks the first decrease after five consecutive weeks of increases.

Diesel prices went down in six of 10 regions in the United States, according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average decrease was in the West Coast less California region, where prices at the pump went down 1.3 cents per gallon. Prices went up 3.7 cents in the Central Atlantic region, the largest increase in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
• U.S. – $2.912, down three-tenths of a cent
• East Coast – $2.896, up 1.2 cents
• New England – $2.862, up 1.2 cents
• Central Atlantic – $3.055, up 3.7 cents
• Lower Atlantic – $2.789, down six-tenths of a cent
• Midwest – $2.873, down 1.1 cents
• Gulf Coast – $2.689, down eight-tenths of a cent
• Rocky Mountain – $3.003, up 1.1 cents
• West Coast – $3.378, down 1.2 cents
• West Coast less California – $3.107, down 1.3 cents
• California – $3.599, down 1.1 cents