Diesel fuel prices rose 3.9 cents to $3.88 per gallon on average for the week ending Dec. 2. Diesel is now 14.4 cents lower than it was a year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
It was a better week for fleets that rely on gasoline. The national average price of gasoline fell 2.1 cents to $3.27 per gallon for the week , remaining near a low for 2013.
The average price fell after two consecutive weekly increases after gasoline fell to $3.19 per gallon on Nov. 11, which marked a three-year low. Gasoline is now 12.2 cents lower than it was a year ago, according to federal data released Monday.
The average price of gasoline in Missouri and Oklahoma remained below the $3-per-gallon level at $2.94 and $2.97 respectively. Kansas fell to $3.00, according to AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report on Monday.
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