Diesel price drops 5.1 cents
June 4, 2012
The national average retail diesel price fell 5.1 cents to $3.846 a gallon during the week ended June 4, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. The average price is 9.4 cents below the same week last year.
Average retail prices fell in all regions, led by a 6.7-cent decrease in the West Coast, excluding California. The smallest decrease was 2.9 cents in the Rocky Mountain region. The nation’s most expensive diesel on average is $4.16 a gallon in California. The least expensive diesel was $3.476 a gallon in the Midwest. The only regions where diesel remains over $4 a gallon are California, West Coast, West Coast (excluding California) and New England.
Complete diesel price information is available on EIA’s Website.
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