Diesel Prices Drops — Again

 

For the fifth week in a row, the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the U.S. has dropped, according to the weekly report issued for Monday, Aug. 12, by the Energy Information Administration.

The national average price has been dropping every week since July 8, when the price was $3.055 per gallon.

Decreases were reported for all regions, ranging from 1.8 cents in the Central Atlantic, Midwest and West Coast without California regions to 3.4 cents in New England.

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

  • U.S. – $3.011, down 2.1 cents.
  • East Coast – $3.034, down 2.1 cents.
  • New England – $3.073, down 3.4 cents.
  • Central Atlantic – $3.215, down 1.8 cents.
  • Lower Atlantic – $2.904, down 1.9 cents.
  • Midwest – $2.924, down 1.8 cents.
  • Gulf Coast – $2.763, down 2.4 cents.
  • Rocky Mountain – $2.94, down 2.5 cents.
  • West Coast – $3.58, down 2.5 cents.
  • West Coast without California – $3.164, down 1.8 cents.
  • California – $3.909, down 3.1 cents.