(April 9 2012) -- Pricing for diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) fell by a
penny per gallon while bulk tote prices actually increased two cents per
gallon between February and March.
According to Integer Research, which tracks DEF prices via
its DiscoverDEF website, the
average U.S. DEF pump price fell by a penny to $2.74 per gallon as the
pump price is now down two cents per gallon since December of last
The company says there is no change to the pump price in Canada since
the first location came online in October 2011.
At the five Pilot Flying J sites currently offering DEF in Canada the
price is at about 80 cents per litre (about $3.16 per gallon in U.S.
In an interview with Fleet Owner, the company noted that generally
the retail pump price of DEF is about 11 percent more expensive in
Canada than the U.S. average.
Meanwhile, bulk tote prices increased two cent to $2.02 per gallon
between February and March in the U.S, although Integer adds that some
fleets receiving bulk DEF deliveries to permanent storage units
experienced a small drop in pricing.