fuel prices

Labor Day Fuel Prices Lowest in Decade

Labor Day Fuel Prices Lowest in Decade

Drivers filling up their tanks for the holiday weekend paid substantially as fuel prices were at their lowest Labor Day level since 2010, while the number of people expected to be on the road will be the highest since 2008.
Across the nation, the average price of diesel dropped almost $0.014 …

Fourth of July Weekend Fuel Prices Highest Since 2008

Fourth of July Weekend Fuel Prices Highest Since 2008

This past Fourth of July weekend, drivers across the country found themselves paying more for diesel fuel than they have in the past six years over the holiday weekend.
Nationwide, the average price for a gallon of diesel was $3.913, a $0.085 rise over last year’s cost, according to the U.S. …

Fuel Prices Down Across the Country

Fuel Prices Down Across the Country

Along with snow, ice storms, and winter weather advisors for nearly half the country, this week brings with it one thing that is not winter weather-related: lower fuel prices.  Across the nation, the average price of diesel dropped $0.112 from last year’s price at this time of $3.991, while the …

Fuel Prices Down Almost 10% in U.S. Over Past Year

Fuel Prices Down Almost 10% in U.S. Over Past Year

As we near the end of October, American drivers are perhaps getting an early Halloween treat as fuel prices fall significantly from last year’s levels.  According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, both diesel and gasoline prices are noticeably lower than they were a year ago in every …

Diesel Fuel Down 4% From Labor Day 2012

Diesel Fuel Down 4% From Labor Day 2012

Americans will pay considerably less for fuel this weekend than they did last Labor Day.  The national average price of diesel fuel is down 4.3% or 18 cents since then, a period where hurricanes and refinery shutdowns resulted in higher prices, and gasoline costs 6% or 22 cents less, according …

New Study Finds Diesels Cost Less Over Time Than Gasoline Counterparts

New Study Finds Diesels Cost Less Over Time Than Gasoline Counterparts

A recent University of Michigan study finds that, over their life span, diesel cars cost owners thousands less compared to cars running on conventional gasoline.  The study was compiled by the university’s Transportation Research Institute.
Results show that, although diesels may have a higher initial price tag, the total cost of …

Fuel Prices Drop Across the Country

Fuel Prices Drop Across the Country

According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the price per gallon of diesel that drivers are paying at the pump has gone down by 1.4%, while the average price of gasoline has gone down by 0.2%.
The average price of diesel was $3.887 this past week, down $0.055 from last …

Fuel Prices Spike Across Nation, Drivers Pay 5% More at the Pump

Fuel Prices Spike Across Nation, Drivers Pay 5% More at the Pump

The average price of gasoline in the U.S. rose by $0.136 or 4.9% to $3.747 in the past week. The cost of diesel fuel rose by $0.053 or 2.1% to $4.157 in the same period.
In some regions, the price per gallon of diesel fuel was lower than that of gasoline.
The …

Fuel Prices Up Across Country in Past Week

Fuel Prices Up Across Country in Past Week

The price of diesel at the pump has gone up nearly $0.10 per gallon since last week, to $4.022 per gallon.  Gasoline prices have also gone up across the country, by $0.181 and now averages $3.538.
Diesel prices have gone up the most on the West Coast, up $0.017 from last …

Fuel Prices Drop Nationwide, California Sees Spike

Fuel Prices Drop Nationwide, California Sees Spike

California became the most expensive state in the U.S. to fill your tank when the price of gasoline increased overnight by over 20 cents per gallon yesterday.  On average, Californians were paying $4.49 per gallon for regular gasoline but some stations were charging more than $5.
The increase followed an Exxon-Mobile …

Fuel Prices Continue to Rise into the Fall, Up 12% Since Start of Summer

Fuel Prices Continue to Rise into the Fall, Up 12% Since Start of Summer

The price of gasoline and diesel fuel continues to rise, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, and both are approaching their 2012 highs. Currently, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.847, and is $4.132 for diesel.
Nationally, the price of gasoline …

Fuel Prices Up 18% for Summer

Fuel Prices Up 18% for Summer

Domestic fuel prices are on the rise, according to the latest data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Prices have risen consistently since July, which marked a three-month low. A gallon of regular unleaded gas currently costs an average of $3.72 and diesel $3.97.
These prices represent a 2% increase …