Diesel down again, drops 3.3 cents this week

Diesel down again, drops 3.3 cents this week

Average U.S. diesel prices have fallen for the second consecutive week and are back below $2.50 a gallon.

According to the most recent data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), diesel dropped 3.3 cents this week to $2.498 from last week’s $2.531. This week’s price is $1.137-per-gallon cheaper than the same week last year.

Across the board, diesel prices are mostly down – with the exception of California, which saw a 5 tenths of cent increase to $2.813 from $2.808.  All regions remain under the $3-per-gallon mark, according to EIA.

Average U.S. retail pump prices for gasoline are down 4.9 cents per gallon this week to $2.228 from $2.277. That is 82.8-cents-per-gallon less than the same week last year.

Gas prices are down across the board, with every region remaining well below the $3-per-gallon mark. The Gulf Coast is the first region to see prices fall below the $2-per-gallon mark, with a drop of 5.8 cents to $1.945 from $2.003.

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