According to the Department of Energy, the price of diesel fell for the first time in six weeks, falling from an average of $1.529 per gal. for the week ending May 28 to $1.514 for June 4.
Seven of nine reporting regions reported a price decrease, while the West Coast region remained the same. The Rocky Mountain region reported a price increase to $1.622 per gal., up $0.010 from the prior week.
The Lower Atlantic region reported the lowest price, at $1.402 per gal., while the East Coast and Gulf Coast also reported prices under $1.50.