Diesel fuel prices rise for 2nd consecutive week

June 30, 2014


U.S. diesel fuel prices are up for the second consecutive week, rising $0.001 per gallon for the week ending June 23.

This week, diesel prices also rose in seven of 10 U.S. regions.

The West Coast less California region experienced the greatest weekly increase this week, with diesel costing $0.021 per gallon less than a week ago and $0.138 more than a year ago.

The greatest weekly decreases occurred in the Lower Atlantic and Midwest regions, which each saw diesel prices fall $0.006 per gallon since last week. Year over year, diesel fuel costs are up $0.156 per gallon in the Lower Atlantic region and $0.054 in the Midwest region.

The average price for diesel in the U.S. this week is $0.103 per gallon higher than a year ago.

Year-over-year costs rose in every region.


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).


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