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Diesel Fuel @ $3.964 but Ukraine Issues Could Present Problems

Nationwide prices for diesel fuel remain near $4.00 per gallon as outside factors continue to keep fuel prices on their toes. With U.S. commercial crude inventories at record levels, you would typically expect large declines in diesel fuel and gas prices.

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Do Rising Fuel Prices Make Your Fuel Supplier Smile?

Diesel fuel prices have been rising steadily over the past month. Most of us are accustomed to volatility in fuel prices, but they have actually been relatively stable over the past 10 months. About a year ago, diesel fuel prices were approximately 15 cents higher than where they are now. Then, the price fell rapidly during March 2013 and hovered around an average of $3.90 per gallon across the U.S. until a few weeks ago.

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Diesel Fuel Prices and Lady Luck

Diesel fuel prices up, diesel fuel prices down. Where is it and why? The same can be said about gas prices but the answer is not easy. Last week, I was asked for a prediction on diesel fuel prices for the next 12 years. I wanted to say, I can’t go to a casino and predict Black or Red enough on roulette, so I don’t gamble but you want our company to predict diesel fuel prices, not for next week, but for 12 years in the future?

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A Date With Lower Diesel Fuel Prices Again

8 for 8. Diesel fuel prices fell yet another week, making this the 8th straight week. The national Department of Energy (DOE) reported diesel fuel prices fell 5.5 cents for the week of April 22, 2013. This makes the cost of diesel fuel $3.887 per gallon. This almost 2 dimes (19.8 cents) cheaper than this time last year.

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