Average diesel price goes down after a period of increase

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The national average diesel price fell to $4.016 last week according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. This decrease follows five straight weeks of increases during January and February. The total increase was 14.4 cents, which cent the price above $4 for the first time in almost a year.

According to the ProMiles’ Fuel Surcharge Index, the national average price is down to $3.960 a gallon.

The regions with the highest diesel prices are New England and the Central Atlantic – around $4.3. Those with the lowest prices are the Gulf Coast and the West Coast where the price is below $4.

Read the source article at Overdrive Magazine

Eric is the Chief Marketing Officer of JW Surety Bonds. With years of experience in the surety industry, he is also a contributing author to the surety bond blog. He has held a range of different roles within the surety industry, from agent assistant to bond issuer, which gives him a unique insider perspective on surety related topics.

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