Echo: Diesel prices near $3 mark

Diesel prices spiked through the month of October, and started the first full week of November 41 cents higher than the average price last year this week. The average price per gallon is $2.88, according to the Energy Information Administration.

The average price dipped slightly the week of Oct. 9 to $2.776 per gallon, but has climbed ever since. The biggest jump in price was this week at six cents.

For more information, visit the EIA’s website.