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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

U.S. Diesel Price Down Again

 The 10th consecutive weekly price drop has brought the average retail prices for a gallon of diesel fuel to just a few pennies above the $3 mark, according to the federal Energy Information Administration.

On Monday, Dec. 24, reported the average price for a gallon of diesel across the U.S. dropped 4.4 cents to $3.077. There are three regions – the Lower Atlantic, Midwest and Gulf Coast – where the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel dropped below $3 per gallon.

The price is 17.4 cents higher than one year ago Monday.

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

  • U.S. – $3.077, down 4.4 cents.
  • East Coast – $3.132, down 3.3 cents.
  • New England – $3.237, down 3.9 cents.
  • Central Atlantic – $3.31, down 3.2 cents.
  • Lower Atlantic – $2.987, down 3.42 cents.
  • Midwest – $2.944, down 7.4 cents.
  • Gulf Coast – $2.869, down 3.1 cents.
  • Rocky Mountain – $3.11, down 6.8 cents.
  • West Coast – $3.588, down 1.6 cents.
  • West Coast without California – $3.281, down 3.2 cents.
  • California – $3.832, down three-tenths of a cent.