Diesel fuel price report: September 23, 2013

September 23, 2013

diesel fuelU.S. diesel fuel prices fell for the second consecutive week, dropping $0.025 per gallon.

Diesel prices fell in most U.S. regions, with one region experiencing increasing costs.

The Rocky Mountain region experienced the only climb this week at $002 per gallon more than last week, though prices in the region are $0.285 per gallon lower than a year ago.

The West Coast less California region experienced the greatest weekly decline, with diesel costing $0.037 per gallon less than a week ago and $0.254 per gallon less than a year ago.

The average price for diesel in the U.S. this week is $0.025 per gallon less than a week ago and $0.137 per gallon lower than a year ago.

Year-over-year costs decreased in every region.

All prices reflect on-highway diesel fuel costs.

9/23/13 Change From One Week Ago Change From One Year Ago
U.S. $3.949 -0.025 -0.137
East Coast $3.956 -0.023 -0.136
  New England $4.071 -0.017 -0.120
  Central Atlantic $4.015 -0.029 -0.155
  Lower Atlantic $3.890 -0.020 -0.125
Midwest $3.929 -0.028 -0.088
Gulf Coast $3.862 -0.027 -0.133
Rocky Mountain $3.943 +0.002 -0.285
West Coast $4.111 -0.027 -0.212
  West Coast less California $3.995 -0.037 -0.254
  California $4.209 -0.019 -0.177

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

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