Diesel Price Average Drops to $4.207
August 18, 2008
The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel plummeted to $4.207 in the past week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
The EIA's weekly price recap shows the average price fell 14.6 cents from last week's $4.353.
The highest prices were found in the New England area, where they averaged $4.422; the lowest in the Midwest at $4.13.
This is the fifth week in a row prices have fallen, from a high of $4.764 on July 14.