The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the U.S. is a tiny bit less than a week ago, according to the weekly report issued for Monday, Aug. 5, by the Energy Information Administration.
This is the fourth consecutive week that the U.S. average price has decreased. In the New England and Midwest regions, the average prices rose a small fraction of a cent. Otherwise, decreases were recorded for all regions.
The largest decrease was in the Central Atlantic region, where the average price dropped 1.3 cents.
The Gulf Coast region has the lowest diesel prices, an average of $2.793 per gallon.
Following are the average prices for diesel fuel by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:
• U.S. – $3.032, down one-fifth of a cent.
• East Coast – $3.055, down two-fifths of a cents.
• New England – $3.107, up one-tenth of a cent.
• Central Atlantic – $3.233, down 1.3 cents.
• Lower Atlantic – $2.923, down one-tenth of a cent.
• Midwest – $2.942, down four-fifths of a cent.
• Gulf Coast – $2.793, up one-fifth of a cent.
• Rocky Mountain – $2.965, down one-fifth of a cent.
• West Coast – $3.605, down one-tenth of a cent.
• West Coast without California – $3.182, down two-fifths of a cent.
• California – $3.94, no change.