Diesel fuel price report: January 20, 2014

January 21, 2014


U.S. diesel fuel prices have fallen for the second consecutive week, dropping $0.013 per gallon for the week ending January 20.

This week, diesel prices also fell in most U.S. regions, though three regions saw increasing costs.

The West Coast  and West Coast less California regions experienced the greatest weekly decline, with diesel costing $0.030 per gallon less than a week ago in both regions. Year-over-year costs are down $0.038 per gallon and $0.050 per gallon, respectively.

The Central Atlantic region experienced the greatest weekly increase, with diesel costing $0.015 per gallon more than a week ago but $0.029 less than 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 $0.029 per gallon lower than a year ago.

Year-over-year costs declined in every region but the Rocky Mountain region, which experienced an increase of $0.182 per gallon .


Change From One Week Ago

Change From One Year Ago





East Coast




  New England




  Central Atlantic




  Lower Atlantic








Gulf Coast




Rocky Mountain




West Coast




  West Coast less California








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

To view last week’s diesel fuel report, click here.

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