Department of Energy
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Climbs Again, Rises 2.3¢ to $2.996 a Gallon

Diesel pumps in snow Geof Wilson/Flickr

The U.S. average retail price for diesel jumped 2.3 cents to $2.996 cents a gallon, the U.S. Department of Energy reported, while crude hovered near $62 a barrel amid political tensions in Iran and a decline in active U.S. oil wells.

January 8, 2018
Government, Fuel

Diesel Dips 0.9¢ to $2.901 a Gallon

Diesel pumps Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel slipped 0.9 cent to $2.901 a gallon. The cost of trucking's main fuel dropped in all regions, except New England (up 2.4 cents) and the Central Atlantic (unchanged).

Transport Topics
December 18, 2017
Government, Fuel

Diesel Drops 1.2¢ to $2.910 a Gallon

Diesel fuel Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel slipped 1.2 cents to $2.910 a gallon as oil prices closed in on $58 a barrel — but then forecasts for U.S. oil production pointed to record volumes next year, causing oil prices to ease some.

Transport Topics
December 11, 2017
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Jumps 6.3¢ to $2.882 a Gallon

Diesel truck stop Rodger Hinson/Flickr

The U.S. average retail price of diesel jumped 6.3 cents to $2.882 a gallon as oil climbed to its highest price since June 2015.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 6, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Soars 15.3 Cents to $2.758 a Gallon; Gas Up 28 Cents

Fuel pumps Eric Gay/AP

The U.S. average retail price of diesel vaulted 15.3 cents to $2.758 a gallon — its largest jump in 6½ years — as demand spiked while refineries in the Houston area reported difficulty restarting operations after the stubborn flood left by Hurricane Harvey.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 5, 2017
Government, Fuel

Diesel Climbs 1.7¢ to $2.598 a Gallon for Seventh Consecutive Gain

Diesel John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 1.7 cents to $2.598 in the seventh consecutive weekly rise for trucking's main fuel.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 14, 2017
Government, Fuel

Diesel Continues Upward Trend, Rises 5 Cents to $2.581

Diesel Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel jumped 5 cents to $2.581 in the sixth consecutive increase for trucking's main fuel.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2017
Government, Fuel

Diesel Jumps 2.4¢ to $2.531 a Gallon in Fifth Consecutive Increase

Diesel Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel climbed 2.4 cents to $2.531 as the cost of crude broke past $50 a barrel.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 31, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Price Increase Slows as National Average Edges Up 0.8¢ to $2.944

John Sommers II for TT

Diesel’s pump price increase slowed as the fuel’s national average rose 0.8 cent to $2.944 a gallon, while gasoline’s increase also decelerated, the Department of Energy reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 9, 2015
Business, Fuel

Diesel Average Climbs 3¢ to $2.865 a Gallon

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

U.S. retail fuel prices rose last week, with diesel gaining 3 cents a gallon, on average, while gasoline added 8.3 cents, the Department of Energy reported.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
February 17, 2015

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