Diesel Fuel Increases

Diesel Fuel Increases  

Despite differences last week, two diesel fuel indexes were in agreement on Monday, Oct. 1. Diesel increased by 4.2 cents on one and 4.3 cents on another.

According to the federal Energy Information Administration, the average cost for a gallon of diesel fuel nationwide on Monday, Oct. 1, was 4.2 cents higher than a week previous.

However, mileage-tracking software company ProMiles reported the U.S. average being more than 4 cents higher.

AAA reports prices on Monday for diesel nearly 3 cents higher than last Monday.

On Monday, the EIA reported the U.S. average price per gallon of diesel cost $3.313.

The average price per gallon for diesel fuel is 52.1 cents higher than a year ago, according to EIA data.

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

  • U.S. – $3.313, up 4.2 cents.
  • East Coast – $3.292, up 3.8 cents.
  • New England – $3.305, up 3.5 cents.
  • Central Atlantic – $3.447, up 3.1 cents.
  • Lower Atlantic – $3.18, up 4.4 cents.
  • Midwest – $3.278, up 6 cents.
  • Gulf Coast – $3.079, up 2.7 cents.
  • Rocky Mountain – $3.367, up 1.2 cents.
  • West Coast – $3.802, up 4.3 cents
  • West Coast less California – $3.506, up 3.3 cents.
  • California – $4.038, up 5.2 cents.