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Diesel Rises for Sixth Week, Up 11.5¢ to $3.965; Gasoline Rises 7.6¢ to $3.721 a Gallon


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Diesel rose 11.5 cents to $3.965 a gallon, its sixth straight gain, while gasoline rose 7.6 cents to $3.721 the Department of Energy said.

Trucking’s main fuel is now 13 cents above the same week last year, while gas is up 11.7 cents from a year ago, DOE records showed.

Diesel had plunged 50 cents in 12 straight declines prior to the current sixth-week stretch of gains, in which it has bounced back 31.7 cents.

Gasoline has now risen 36.5 cents in six straight increases after dropping 58.5 cents 13 previous consecutive downturns.

Crude oil dropped 14 cents to finish the trading day Monday at $92.73 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, Bloomberg reported.

Each week, DOE surveys about 350 diesel filling stations to compile a national snapshot average price.

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