Diesel Prices Fall For Sixth Straight Week

The nationwide price of diesel dropped for the sixth week in a row last week, falling around three cents. 

That dip brought the average down to $4.247, according to the latest Energy Information Administration report

For the second straight week, the Rocky Mountain region had the steepest price decline — more than six cents — with a gallon of diesel now costing $4.431. 

The East Coast’s average fell nearly five cents, leaving the region’s per-gallon price at $4.36. The Midwest and Gulf Coast each saw price drops of around three cents, dropping their respective averages to $4.094 and $3.998. 

Breaking from the other regions, prices on the West Coast rose, increasing three-tenths of a cent to $4.898. 

Overall, the price of diesel is $1.003 cheaper than a year ago at this time.