The national average price for a gallon of diesel fell 0.3 cents to $2.503 for the week ending Oct. 15. In spite of the overall price drop, some regions posted an increase.
The Gulf Coast region saw the largest run-up, 1.5 cents to $2.461. The region most in need of a price relief—California—also saw the largest decline, down 4.8 cents to $2.703.
California remained the most expensive region in which to purchase diesel in spite of this. The Midwest was the cheapest region in which to fill up at $2.459, in spite of a 1.1-cent increase.
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