Diesel Falls 9.5¢ to $4.444 a Gallon

A truck carrying fuel
The national average for the price of diesel has dropped 17.8 cents a gallon over the last two weeks. (Bim/Getty Images)

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The national average price for a gallon of diesel sank by 9.5 cents, reaching $4.444 a gallon, according to data for the week ending Feb. 13 provided by the Energy Information Administration.


  • The price of diesel fell in all 10 regions surveyed by EIA, from a high of 12.1 cents in the Lower Atlantic to a low of 3.7 cents in California.
  • The diesel drop comes on the heels of a healthy 8.3-cent drop a week ago. The price of diesel has fallen in 11 of the last 14 weeks.
  • Trucking’s main fuel is now just 42.5 cents more expensive than a year ago.
  • Gasoline's price also dropped, by 5.4 cents a gallon, making the national average $3.39 a gallon.

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices

Fuel chart for 0213

Source: EIA.gov

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