The national average diesel fuel price decreased a penny to $3.99 per gallon according to the EIA analysis released April 3, 2013, 15 cents lower than last year at this time. Over the last five weeks the average price has fallen 17 cents.
All regions of the nation had a price drop except the West Coast where the price increased two cents to $4.12 per gallon. The East Coast had the largest decrease where the average price fell three cents to $4.03 per gallon. The Gulf Coast price decreased two cents to $3.92 per gallon. Both the Midwest and Rocky Mountain prices decreased by one cent. The Midwest’s average price is $3.97 per gallon , and the Rocky Mountain’s average price per gallon is $3.92.