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Thursday, February 2, 2023

U.S. diesel prices drop for sixth week

 

For the sixth consecutive week, average diesel prices across the U.S. have declined, according to the Energy Information Administration.

The average price for a gallon of diesel on Monday, Feb. 5, was $3.086. On Monday, March 19, it was 11.4 cents lower, $2.972 per gallon. The year started with average U.S. diesel price at $2.91 per gallon on Jan. 1.

Despite the continuing downward trend, the average price for Rocky Mountain states was up 2.2 cents. The Gulf Coast and West Coast without California regions each saw increases of less than half a cent.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:
• U.S. – $2.972, down four-tenths of a cent
• East Coast – $3.009, down 1.5 cents
• New England – 3.101, down six-tenths of a cent
• Central Atlantic – $3.20, down 2.1 cents
• Lower Atlantic – $2.858, down 1.3 cents
• Midwest – $2.898, down one-tenth of a cent
• Gulf Coast – $2.786, up four-tenths of a cent
• Rocky Mountain – $2.925, up 2.2 cents
• West Coast – $3.384, down two-tenths of a cent
• West Coast less California – $3.06, up eight-tenths of a cent
• California – $3.641, down 1.1 cents.