Diesel Fuel Prices Inching Upward

 The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the U.S. jiggled up just slightly from a week ago, according to the federal Energy Information Administration.

On Monday, March 11, the EIA reported the U.S. average price for a gallon of diesel fuel was three-tenths of a cent higher than a week previous.

Monday’s average price is a dime higher than one year ago.

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

  • U.S. – $3.079, up three-tenths of a cent.
  • East Coast – $3.23, up two-fifths of a cent.
  • New England – $3.183, up three-fifths of a cent.
  • Central Atlantic – $3.315, up 1.4 cents.
  • Lower Atlantic – $2.9815, down two-fifths of a cent.
  • Midwest – $3.011, down three-tenths of a cent.
  • Gulf Coast – $2.8817 up 2.1 cents.
  • Rocky Mountain – $2.939, up 1.1 cents.
  • West Coast – $3.505, up one-fifth of a cent.
  • West Coast without California – $3.12, up seven-tenths of a cent.
  • California – $3.7789, down one-tenth of a cent.