The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the U.S. has dropped another half of a cent, according to the weekly report issued for Monday, Sept. 9, by the Energy Information Administration.
This is the ninth consecutive week of decreases. The price slide began with the July 15 report, according to the EIA.
The U.S. average price is 28.7 cents lower than one year ago.
In two regions, the average price increased: the Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain regions.
Central Atlantic states showed the largest average decrease from a week ago, of 1.7 cents.
Following are the average prices for diesel fuel by region as reported by the EIA for Monday:
• U.S. – $2.971, down a half of a cent.
• East Coast – 2.992, down four-fifths of a cent.
• New England – $3.022, down a half of a cent.
• Central Atlantic – $3.161, down 1.7 cents.
• Lower Atlantic – $2.871, down three-tenths of a cent.
• Midwest – $2.864, down 1 cent.
• Gulf Coast – $2.745, up a half of a cent.
• Rocky Mountain – $2.933, up nine-tenths of a cent.
• West Coast – $3.548, down seven-tenths of a cent.
• West Coast without California – $3.131, down four-fifths of a cent.
• California – $3.878, down seven-tenths of a cent.