Diesel fuel price report: August 5, 2013

| Published on August 5, 2013

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After three consecutive weeks of rising diesel costs, U.S. diesel fuel prices fell in every region this week.

The Lower Atlantic region experienced the greatest weekly decrease at $0.016 per gallon less than last week, though the region’s diesel prices were $0.039 per gallon higher than a year ago.

The Rocky Mountain region experienced the greatest weekly increase at $0.018 per gallon more than last week and $0.118 per gallon higher than a year ago. The Rocky Mountain region was one of three regions to see rising diesel fuel costs.

The average price for diesel in the U.S. this week is $0.006 per gallon more less a week ago but $0.059 per gallon higher than a year ago.

All prices reflect on-highway diesel fuel costs.

 
8/5/13 Change From One Week Ago Change From One Year Ago
U.S. $3.909 -0.006 +0.059
East Coast $3.919 -0.012 +0.050
  New England $4.056 -0.005 +0.110
  Central Atlantic $3.983 -0.010 +0.049
  Lower Atlantic $3.845 -0.016 +0.039
Midwest $3.878 -0.008 +0.027
Gulf Coast $3.841 -0.004 +0.089
Rocky Mountain $3.931 +0.018 +0.118
West Coast $4.054 +0.002 +0.095
  West Coast less California $3.961 -0.009 +0.078
  California $4.133 +0.011 +0.110

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration (dollars per gallon, prices include all taxes).

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