Diesel fuel price report: March 31, 2014

| Published on March 31, 2014

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U.S. diesel fuel prices are down for the third consecutive week, falling $0.013 per gallon for the week ending March 31.

This week, diesel prices also fell in all but one U.S. region.

The Central Atlantic region experienced the greatest weekly decrease this week, with diesel costing $0.036 per gallon less than a week ago but $0.158 more than a year ago.

The Gulf Coast region experienced the only increase this week, rising $0.004 per gallon since last week but falling $0.111 since a year ago.

The average price for diesel in the U.S. this week is $0.013 per gallon lower than a week ago and $0.018 per gallon lower than a year ago.

Year-over-year costs declined in six regions and rose in four.

3/31/14

Change From One Week Ago

Change From One Year Ago

U.S.

$3.975

-0.013

-0.018

East Coast

$4.094

-0.021

+0.069

  New England

$4.255

-0.024

+0.107

  Central Atlantic

$4.241

-0.036

+0.158

  Lower Atlantic

$3.955

-0.008

-0.003

Midwest

$3.959

-0.016

-0.011

Gulf Coast

$3.804

-0.004

-0.111

Rocky Mountain

$3.975

-0.009

+0.053

West Coast

$3.990

-0.019

-0.126

  West Coast less California

$3.908

-0.017

-0.108

  California

$4.060

-0.021

-0.140

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

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