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Sunday, December 4, 2022

Three Months of fuel prices dropping nudge up

 The U.S. average price for a gallon of diesel fuel has gone up, according to the federal Energy Information Administration.

On Monday, Feb. 18, the EIA reported the average price for a gallon of diesel across the U.S. was 4 cents higher than a year ago.

The average prices in each region tracked by the EIA have increased from a week ago. Increases ranged from less than a penny in New England to 5.5 cents in the Lower Atlantic and Midwest states.

The increase in the U.S. average pushed the price above $3 per gallon. The U.S. average price had stayed below $3 per gallon for the five previous weeks.

Monday’s average price is 2.1 cents lower than one year ago.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:

  • U.S. – $3.006, up 4 cents
  • East Coast – $3.073, up 4.2 cents.
  • New England – $3.165, up two-fifths of a cent.
  • Central Atlantic – $3.256, up 3.1 cents.
  • Lower Atlantic – $2.927, up 5.5 cents.
  • Midwest – $2.904, up 5.5 cents.
  • Gulf Coast – $2.809, up 3.3 cents.
  • Rocky Mountain – $2.887, up 1.7 cents.
  • West Coast – $3.458, up 2.3 cents.
  • West Coast without California – $3.1044, up 2 cents.
  • California – $3.739, up 2.5 cents.