Diesel price average gains another 3 cents

Diesel price average gains another 3 cents

For the second week in a row, the average retail pump price for diesel rose about 3 cents, according to data tracked by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Diesel across the U.S. came in at $2.811 per gallon for the week ending April 27, up 3.1 cents—but that’s still about $1.16 per gallon lower compared to this time a year ago, and still among the lowest prices in five years. The price has decreased 40 cents since the end of 2014.

Prices increased in every region of the country, led by the West Coast region:  Diesel was up 5.4 cents in California to $3.156, and a whopping 6.9 cents in the rest of region, to $2.856.

The Central Atlantic isn’t home to bargain diesel prices either, at $3.11, up 2.9 cents.

The lowest diesel prices remain the in Gulf Coast region at $2.683 (up 3.9 cents) and the Midwest at $2.691 (up 3.2 cents).

 

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