Diesel fuel price report: May 19, 2014

| Published on May 19, 2014

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U.S. diesel fuel prices are down for the third consecutive week, falling $0.014 per gallon for the week ending May 19.

This week, diesel prices also fell in all 10 U.S. regions.

The Central Atlantic and Midwest regions experienced the greatest weekly declines this week, with diesel in each region costing $0.020 per gallon less than a week ago. Year-over-year costs are up $0.211 in the Central Atlantic region, while diesel in the Midwest region is $0.033 less than a year ago.

The average price for diesel in the U.S. this week is $0.014 per gallon lower than a week ago but $0.044 per gallon higher than a year ago.

Year-over-year costs rose in all but two regions.

5/19/14

Change From One Week Ago

Change From One Year Ago

U.S.

$3.934

-0.014

+0.044

East Coast

$4.027

-0.014

+0.156

  New England

$4.139

-0.018

+0.148

  Central Atlantic

$4.136

-0.020

+0.211

  Lower Atlantic

$3.919

-0.008

+0.110

Midwest

$3.901

-0.020

-0.033

Gulf Coast

$3.791

-0.006

+0.016

Rocky Mountain

$3.954

-0.016

+0.106

West Coast

$4.025

-0.011

+0.017

  West Coast less California

$3.923

-0.005

-0.009

  California

$4.110

-0.016

+0.038

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

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