Diesel drops again, down 1.4 cents to $2.87

Diesel drops again, down 1.4 cents to $2.87

For the third week in a row, diesel prices across the U.S have slipped, according to data tracked by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

The average U.S. retail pump price for diesel was down 1.4 cents in the June 15 report, to $2.87 per gallon. That’s $1.01 per gallon cheaper compared to the same week in 2014.

Diesel prices decreased in every region, falling 3.5 cents to $3.001 in California, but the Golden State still has the highest price in the lower 48 states, $3.182.

The price of a gallon of diesel dipped 2 full pennies in the Midwest, falling to $2.754 for the lowest regional cost, edging the Gulf Coast where the price fell 0.6 cents $2.777.

Other than the West Coast, only the East Coast is still above the $3 mark, at $3.117 (-0.5 cents) in the Central Atlantic region and $3.073 (-0.3 cents) in New England.

 

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