For the fifth week in a row, the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the U.S. has gone up, according to the federal Energy Information Administration.
According the April 22 report from EIA, the U.S. national average price for diesel fuel went up 2.9 cents to $3.147 per gallon. The average price rose in all regions, but the leader was in the Rocky Mountain region, where the average price went up 6.1 cents from last Monday.
The average price in the West Coast region without California went up 5.7 cents per gallon from last Monday.
The average price in California was pushed up to barely above $4 per gallon. Only in the Gulf Coast region did the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel stay below $3.
Following are the average prices for diesel fuel by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:
- U.S. – $3.147, up 2.9 cents.
- East Coast – $3.174, up 2.1 cents.
- New England – $3.217, up 1.2 cents.
- Central Atlantic – $3.37, up 2.8 cents.
- Lower Atlantic – $3.033, up 1.8 cents.
- Midwest – $3.042, up 3.2 cents.
- Gulf Coast – $2.917, up 1.8 cents.
- Rocky Mountain – $3.143, up 6.1 cents.
- West Coast – $3.696, up 4.5 cents.
- West Coast without California – $3.309, up 5.7 cents.
- California – $4.003, up 3.6 cents.