Diesel fuel price report: February 3, 2014

| Published on February 3, 2014

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U.S. diesel fuel prices have risen for the second consecutive week, climbing $0.047 per gallon for the week ending February 3.

This week, diesel prices also rose in most U.S. regions, with only one region experiencing declining costs.

The Central Atlantic region experienced the greatest weekly increase, with diesel costing $0.137 per gallon more than a week ago and $0.116 per gallon more than a year ago.

The Rocky Mountain region was the only area to experience falling costs. Diesel prices in the Rocky Mountain region are $0.003 per gallon less than a year ago but $0.016 higher than a year ago.

The average price for diesel in the U.S. this week is $0.047 per gallon less than a week ago but $0.071 per gallon lower than a year ago.

Year-over-year costs declined in all but three regions.

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Change From One Week Ago

Change From One Year Ago

U.S.

$3.951

+0.047

-0.071

East Coast

$4.070

+0.074

-0.018

  New England

$4.305

+0.134

+0.068

  Central Atlantic

$4.281

+0.137

+0.116

  Lower Atlantic

$3.868

+0.016

-0.133

Midwest

$3.942

+0.068

-0.036

Gulf Coast

$3.775

+0.003

-0.166

Rocky Mountain

$3.860

-0.003

+0.016

West Coast

$3.994

+0.015

-0.172

  West Coast less California

$3.902

+0.027

-0.174

  California

$4.072

+0.004

-0.170

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

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