How you can find the history of diesel prices?


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As of 2015, both the United States Energy Information Administration and the World Bank publish information on the historical prices of diesel fuel on their websites. The EIA website features weekly, monthly and yearly prices for ultra low-sulfur diesel fuel for every year from 2007 until 2015.

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Updated each week to show the most recent price for the previous week, the website also shows the prices for low sulfur diesel fuel from 2007 and 2008, as well as historical and current prices for regular, midgrade and premium gasoline. The prices are listed in U.S. dollars per gallon including all taxes.

On this site, it is possible to view the average price for the entire United States or the prices for certain regions, such as the East Coast, Midwest, West Coast, Gulf Coast or Rocky Mountain regions. The website also features pricing information for many major U.S. cities and states, including New York, Denver, Boston, Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles.

The World Bank features current and historical average annual prices for diesel fuel for the majority of countries in the world. For the United States, the average yearly price is available for every year from 1994 to 2014. On this website, the prices are listed in U.S. dollars per liter. For foreign countries, the price has been converted from the local currency into U.S. dollars.

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