Diesel fuel price report: January 6, 2014

| Published on January 6, 2014

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U.S. diesel fuel prices have increased for the third consecutive week, rising $0.007 per gallon for the week ending January 6.

Over the last few weeks, diesel prices climbed to $3.873 (December 23) and $3.903 (December 30) following a two-week fall that ended at $3.871 on December 16.

This week, diesel prices rose in most U.S. regions, though one region experienced declining costs.

The Central Atlantic region experienced the greatest weekly increase, with diesel costing $0.030 per gallon more than a week ago. Year-over-year prices for this region are down, with diesel costing $0.061 per gallon less than a year ago.

The Lower Atlantic region was was the only region to experience a decline. Prices in this region are down $0.009 per gallon for the week and $0.055 per gallon for the year.

The average price for diesel in the U.S. this week is $0.007 per gallon lower than a week ago and $0.001 per gallon lower than a year ago.

Year-over-year costs varied from region to region, rising in some areas and declining in others. All prices reflect on-highway diesel fuel costs.

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Change From One Week Ago

Change From One Year Ago

U.S.

$3.910

+0.007

-0.001

East Coast

$3.950

+0.007

-0.056

  New England

$4.115

+0.004

-0.038

  Central Atlantic

$4.046

+0.030

-0.061

  Lower Atlantic

$3.847

-0.009

-0.055

Midwest

$3.888

+0.001

+0.018

Gulf Coast

$3.802

+0.013

-0.035

Rocky Mountain

$3.901

+0.012

+0.213

West Coast

$4.034

+0.009

+0.046

  West Coast less California

$3.934

+0.004

+0.016

  California

$4.119

+0.015

+0.071

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

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