Diesel Drops 3.2¢ to $2.316
The U.S. average retail price of diesel fell 3.2 cents to $2.316, according to the Department of Energy, while oil prices climbed out of last week's bear market.
Diesel is 30.1 cents cheaper than it was a year ago, when the price was $2.617, DOE said after its Aug. 8 survey of fueling stations.
Trucking's main fuel was down in every region.
Meanwhile, the U.S. regular gasoline average price fell 0.9 cent to $2.15 a gallon, 47.9 cents cheaper than a year ago, DOE's Energy Information Administration reported. It was gasoline's lowest average price since April 18 when it was $2.137.