Weekly Fuel Report -- Highway Fuels Fall, Farm Diesel Climbs

March 12, 2013 09:14 AM
 

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National gasoline prices fell $0.049 to a national average of $3.710 during the report week. Farm diesel moved to the upside and highway diesel declined across the board.

Farm Diesel --

Farm diesel moved six cents higher in the Inputs Monitor Regional Index last week to $3.64. Some dramatic moves were observed as North Dakota added 25 cents to $3.67; Ohio added 20 cents after scoring last week's regional low and Missouri rounds out the top three gainers during the report week adding 13 cents to $3.61 per gallon.

The regional low was observed in Kansas at $3.48 per gallon and Illinois again provides the high mark at $3.82 despite shedding one cent during the week.

Farm Diesel 3/12/13
Three Weeks Ago
Previous Week
Current Week
Change
Iowa
$3.64
$3.65
$3.62
-$0.03
Illinois
$3.79
$3.83
$3.82
-$0.01
Indiana
$3.54
$3.61
$3.69
+$0.08
Wisconsin
$3.71
$3.71
$3.66
-$0.05
Minnesota
$3.60
$3.63
$3.65
+$0.02
South Dakota
$3.48
$3.64
$3.68
+$0.04
North Dakota
$3.42
$3.42
$3.67
+$0.25
Nebraska
$3.48
$3.48
$3.50
+$0.02
Missouri
$3.48
$3.48
$3.61
+$0.13
Kansas
$3.43
$3.45
$3.48
+$0.03
Ohio
$3.37
$3.37
$3.57
+$0.20
Michigan
$3.78
$3.78
$3.79
+$0.01
Midwest Average
$3.56
$3.58
$3.64
+$0.06

 

Gasoline-

Average national retail price for regular gasoline fell $0.049 to $3.710 per gallon -- $0.119 below year-ago prices.

East Coast gasoline down $0.036 to $3.726; Midwest falls $0.091 to $3.618; Gulf Coast $0.034 lower to $3.542; Rocky Mountain gasoline $0.007 lower to $3.469, and the West Coast posts a $0.020 decline to $4.049.

Highway Diesel --

National average price for highway diesel $0.042 lower nationwide, ending the report week at $4.088 -- $0.035 above year-ago.

East Coast $0.047 lower to $4.120; Midwest highway diesel down $0.042 to $4.043; Gulf Coast $0.029 lower to $4.036; Rocky Mountain regional diesel falls $0.037 to $4.010, and West coast regional diesel down $0.053 to end the week at $4.227.


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