Average Gallon of Gas $2.12, Diesel $2.26 in 2009

May 21, 2009









If you don’t have a fleet card to lock in a rate or prevent unauthorized purchases, it can be difficult to manage, let alone predict, your fuel expenses. But having a good idea of what you’ll spend on gas this year helps.

The Department of Energy said the national average price for regular gasoline at the end of 2009 will be $2.12 per gallon, according to a story from businessfleet.com.

Diesel fuel will average $2.26 a gallon this year and rise to an average $2.48 in 2010. Gas prices will rise to $2.30 avg. per gallon in 2010, 12 cents under the previous forecast, while diesel fuel will rise to an average $2.48 per gallon next year.

For today’s average gas price in your city, click here.

As we mentioned above, a fleet card can better control your fuel costs while saving you cash along the way. If you don’t have one and would like to know more, visit fleetcardsusa.com.

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