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Diesel will average $3.87 a gallon this summer — 2 cents less than last summer and about 9 cents below its current national average price, the Department of Energy reported.
Gasoline will average $3.57, a penny less than it did last summer and slightly below its current price, DOE said in its monthly short-term energy outlook released April 8.
Trucking’s primary fuel will average $3.86 a gallon this year, a penny higher than last month’s outlook.
Gasoline will average $3.45 a gallon, with a projected price in December of $3.17 a gallon, which would be a four-year low.
Diesel averaged $3.92 and gasoline averaged $3.51 last year, and DOE projected that diesel will average $3.76 and gasoline $3.36 in 2015.