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Diesel Prices Set New Record High

October 26, 2004

The national average price-per-gallon for diesel fuel on Oct. 25 reached $2.212, well above the Oct. 18 high of $2.180, said the U.S. Energy Information Service as reported in Land Line magazine.For a month now - a historic first - the average price of diesel fuel in all U.S. regions remained above the $2 mark.The highest prices in the nation continue to be in California, where the price currently averages $2.437 per gallon, and in the West Coast region, where the price stands at $2.380.Meanwhile, in New England, the average price is $2.213; in the Central Atlantic, the price is $2.309; on the East Coast, the price is $2.213; it’s $2.161 in the Lower Atlantic states; $2.185 in the Midwest; $2.144 in the Gulf Coast states; and $2.278 in the Rocky Mountain states.
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