The U. S. average retail price of diesel was unchanged the week of February 4 at $2.965 a gallon. This price is nearly eleven cents cheaper (2018).

The average price increased in three regions…East Coast…Central Atlantic and Lower Atlantic, and dropped in all the other.








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Diesel Fuel Prices

The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel in the United States for the week of January 28, 2019 is $2.965. Even though the price in California was slightly down from the previous week, it continues to be the highest in the country at $3.726 per gallon. The Gulf Coast Region remains the most economical area of the Union to purchase diesel fuel. The average price in this region is $2.789 per gallon. Seven regions showed a slight decrease in price, while only three increased. Hopefully, this trend will continue in 2019.




The cost of diesel fuel is 57.4 cents per gallon higher than it was one year ago. The United States average is now $3.157 per gallon. California is the highest area in the country @ $3.83. The lowest is in the Gulf Coast region @ $2.94 a gallon. The Energy Information Administration sites many factors for the increase. OPEC is committed to reducing oil production until the end of 2018. Tensions between the United States and Iran are another factor. The EIA predicts that the price will climb from now through September. Carrier operations will be effected as this rising expense joins driver compensation as the factor to determine delivery cost.


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The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel in the United States increased over 6 cents the week of April 16, 2018. The price jumped to $3.104 a gallon making it the largest single increase of the year. This price is up over 50 cents a gallon more than this time last year, when it was $2.597. Because of this volatile market, some carriers are operating trucks that run on compressed natural gas.source:transport topics


The U. S on-highway diesel fuel price for the week of April 22, 2018 averaged $3.133 per gallon. It has been on the rise for the past month. The most expensive region in America is on the West Coast. The price per gallon ranges from $3.616 to nearly $4.00 at $3.815. The only region in the country less than $3.00 per gallon is the Gulf Coast at $2.936. Source: www.eia.goc/ diesel



The United States on-highway diesel fuel price for the week of 4/02/18 averaged $3.042 per gallon. This price is up 0.032 from the previous week. The price increased in every region in the country. California remained the highest price at $3.714 per gallon. The Gulf Coast region continues to be the most economical at $2.851 per gallon.






Weekly Diesel Fuel Prices

The United States on highway diesel fuel for the week March 25, 2018, averaged $3.010 per gallon. This price is up slightly in every region of the country. The previous week’s average was $2.972 per gallon. The range from highest to lowest was California at $3.669 as compared to the Gulf Coast region at $2.823.


Diesel Fuel Prices

U. S. on-highway diesel fuel price for the week of 01/22/18 averaged $3.025 per gallon. The price went down slightly in seven regions across the country. It went up a few tenths in the five remaining  regions in the United States. California is the highest at $3.643 per gallon. The Gulf Coast Region remains the lowest  at $2.815.


source: www.eia.gov/petroleum

Deep Freeze Felt At Diesel Pump

Bitter cold temperatures across the United States has increased the demand for heating oil and low-sulfur diesel fuel. The price of diesel fuel increased by 7 cents due to this demand. The average retail  price nationwide as of January 10, 2018 is at $2.973 per gallon. This is the highest increase since  January, 2015. The highest price per gallon is in the California region at $3.590. The lowest is in the Gulf Coast region at $2.774 per gallon. It is recommended that because of the frigid temps, drivers should keep their fuel tanks full overnight to prevent clogging and freezing.


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