fuel prices

Government, Business, Fuel

Average Price of Diesel Rises 1¢ to $3.08 a Gallon

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The U.S. retail diesel average rose 1 cent to $3.08 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported, as the price of crude oil slipped just below $59 per barrel amid concern over a possible slowdown in the U.S. economy.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
March 25, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Average Diesel Price Drops 0.9¢ to $3.070 a Gallon

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 0.9 cent to $3.070 a gallon, according to the Department of Energy, even as crude oil prices broached the $60 mark for the first time in four months.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
March 18, 2019
Business, Fuel

Diesel Rises a Whisker to $2.966 a Gallon

Truck at a Pilot fueling stop isydiavibes/Flickr

The U.S. average retail price of diesel increased ever so slightly the week of Feb. 4, rising to $2.966 a gallon, one-tenth of a cent higher than last week.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
February 4, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Slides 1.4¢ in First Decline Since Aug. 20

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel inched down 1.4 cents to $3.380 a gallon as crude oil prices slipped amid growing U.S. inventories of crude.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Jumps 7.2¢ to $3.385 a Gallon

Diesel Tanker trucks are filled with gasoline at the Valero Energy Corp. oil refinery in Memphis, Tenn., in 2015. (Luke Sharett/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel jumped 7.2 cents to $3.385 a gallon as oil prices remained at levels not seen in four years over supply concerns. The increase was the seventh consecutive weekly rise for diesel, and the fuel has risen 17.8 cents a gallon since Aug. 20.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Spikes 4.2¢ to $3.313 a Gallon

Diesel Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel spiked 4.2 cents to $3.313 a gallon as oil prices climbed to levels not seen in four years. Besides oil prices being at a four-year high, diesel is at its highest price since Dec. 15, 2014, when it was $3.419.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 1, 2018
Business, Fuel

Diesel Prices Keep Climbing for Fifth Straight Week

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The nationwide average price of diesel continued to climb last week, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report released Sept. 24.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 24, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel, Gas Prices Creep Upward

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The nationwide average price of diesel fuel increased by one penny to $3.268 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Sept. 17.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 17, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Inches Up 0.6¢ to $3.258 a Gallon

Tractor-trailers pull in for diesel to a truck stop at night David C. Worley/Flickr

The U.S. average retail price of diesel inched up 0.6 cent to $3.258 a gallon, while crude oil prices fell amid questions over supplies in light of looming sanctions against Iran.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Price of Diesel Nudges Up as Industry Seems Resolved to Higher Costs

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The national average retail price of diesel fuel increased by 2.6 cents, pushing the weekly average to $3.252 a gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Department’s weekly report released Sept. 4. Trucking’s main fuel now costs 49.4 cents a gallon more than it did a year ago, when it was $2.758 a gallon.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 4, 2018

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