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Diesel Continues Upward Trend, Rises 5 Cents to $2.581 in Sixth Straight Increase.

By Pulltarps Mfg | August 8, 2017
Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The U.S. average retail price of diesel jumped 5 cents to $2.581 as the cost of crude dipped just below $50 a barrel and investors sought reassurance that oil production cuts would tighten further, experts said.

Diesel now costs 26.5 cents more than it did a year ago, when it was $2.316 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Aug. 7.

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