EIA reports diesel average sees steep increase

Diesel prices head up for seventh straight week

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The United States Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported today that the national average price per gallon for diesel gasoline saw a steep increase this week.

Rising 7.2 cents, the national diesel average now stands at $3.385 per gallon. This marks the seventh consecutive week of increases during which time the average has gone up a cumulative 17.8 cents.

Compared to the same week a year ago, the average is up 60.9 cents.

West Texas Intermediate Crude oil is currently trading at $74.10 per barrel


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