The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Diesel Price Posts Fourth Straight Increase to $1.396

September 12, 2002

The national average price of diesel fuel rose 0.8 cent to $1.396 a gallon, its fourth straight weekly increase, the U.S. Department of Energy said Sept. 9. The price has now increased 9.3 cents over the four-week period and is at its highest point since Sept. 24, 2001. At that time, however, it had just posted the first of 13 straight decreases in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks. DOE also said the price of gasoline rose 0.1 cent last week to $1.395 per gallon. The West Coast diesel price continued to surge, the DOE reported, as the average price rose 4.2 cents to $1.548. Likewise, the price in its largest state, California, jumped another 1.4 cents to $1.62, its highest since price since the first report after the attacks. Another significant move in a regional price was the 1.8-cent increase in the Rocky Mountains. Its price is now 1.437 after rising 10.5 cents since Aug. 5.
Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

Sponsored by

SDK stands for Software Development Kit.

Read more

Fuel Saving Strategies Survey

View our 2008 survey to benchmark your fleet's fuel and green strategies with other fleets.

Fuel Calculator

A managed fuel program can help you save time and money and gain control over the way you fuel your vehicles. Determine your potential savings by using our fuel calculator.
Launch Fuel Calculator 

Fuel Prices

U.S. Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Prices.

Launch Fuel Prices 

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher