Diesel Prices Going Back Down

 

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went down 1.4 cents to $2.776 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Oct. 9. This marks the first decrease after a short-lived increase last week and the lowest prices since Sept. 5, when diesel averaged at $2.758

Diesel price averages went down in all 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration. The largest average decrease was in the Lower Atlantic region, where prices at the pump went down by 3.6 cents per gallon. Prices went down four-tenths of a cent in the Rocky Mountain region, the smallest decrease in the nation.

Following are the average prices by region as reported by the EIA:
• U.S. – $2.776, down 1.6 cents
• East Coast – $2.793, down 2.6 cents
• New England – $2.751, down 1.6 cents
• Central Atlantic – $2.919, down 1.5 cents
• Lower Atlantic – $2.712, down 3.6 cents
• Midwest – $2.738, down nine-tenths of a cent
• Gulf Coast – $2.599, down 1.6 cents
• Rocky Mountain – $2.856, down four-tenths of a cent
• West Coast – $3.088, down 2.1 cents
• West Coast less California – $2.993, down 2.5 cents
• California – $3.166, down 1.6 cents