Diesel Price Rises for Fifth Week, Gaining 2.6¢ to $2.904
“Diesel’s national average price rose for a fifth consecutive week, climbing 2.6 cents to $2.904 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported May 18.
“Gasoline also rose for the fifth week, gaining 5.3 cents to $2.744, DOE said after its weekly survey of filling stations.
“This week marks the first in two months that the price of diesel has topped $2.90, according to DOE records.”
“Each week, DOE surveys about 400 diesel filling stations and 800 gasoline stations to compile national average prices.”