Eight Weeks of Price Dropping For Diesel Fuel



The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the U.S. has dropped again, according to the weekly report issued for Monday, Sept. 2, by the Energy Information Administration.

This is the eighth consecutive week of decreases. The price slide began with the July 15 report, according to the EIA.

The EIA suggests slowing pace of declines, with no change recorded for two regions: Lower Atlantic and the West Coast without California.

The U.S. average price is 27.6 cents lower than one year ago.

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

  • U.S. – $2.976, down seven-tenths of a cent.
  • East Coast – $3, down three-tenths of a cent.New England – $3.027, down two-fifths of a cent.
  • Central Atlantic – $3.178, down four-fifths of cent.
  • Lower Atlantic – $2.874, no change.
  • Midwest – $2.874, down 1.6 cents.
  • Gulf Coast – $2.74, down two-fifths of a cent.
  • Rocky Mountain – $2.924, down 1.2 cents.
  • West Coast – $3.555, down one-tenth of a cent.
  • West Coast without California – $3.139, no change.
  • California – $3.885, down one-fifth of a cent