Diesel Price Up Slightly

The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the U.S. has gone up a penny form last week, according to the weekly report issued for Monday, July 8, by the Energy Information Administration.

It is a mixed bag of increasing and decreasing prices by region. In the Midwest, the EIA reports the average price rose 4.4 cents, the largest increase in the country. The largest decrease was in the Rocky Mountain region, a drop of 1.8 cents.

Following are the average prices for diesel fuel by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:

U.S. – $3.055, up 1.3 cents.

East Coast – $3.081, up one-tenth of a cent.

New England – $3.134, down one-tenth of a cent.

Central Atlantic – $3.275, up a half cent.

Lower Atlantic – $2.94, down one-tenth of a cent.

Midwest – $2.968, up 4.4 cents.

Gulf Coast – $2.804, up one-tenth of a cent.

Rocky Mountain – $2.98, down 1.8 cents.

West Coast – $3.624, down two-fifths of a cent.

West Coast without California – $3.208, up three-tenths of a cent.

California – $3.953, down 1 cent.