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Natural Gas Service Providers and
Their Prices in Nebraska


In 2008, the residential sector paid an average of $11.11 (including taxes) per thousand cubic feet for natural gas, the commercial sector paid $9.62, and the industrial sector paid $9.12.  The electric power sector average price was withheld.

The state's natural gas was supplied by nineteen companies whose average 2008 residential rates ranged from Hastings Utilities' $7.19 to the Stuart Gas Company's $13.42 per thousand cubic feet.  Commercial rates ranged from City of Wisner's $5.94 to the City of Stromsburg's $13.61.  Rates for natural gas used by electric utilities ranged from Stuart Gas Company's $4.10 to Nebraska City Utilities' $10.89.  Industrial rates ranged from the Black Hills Energy's $8.08 to the City of Falls City's $14.06.

Notes:  An archive is available.  Divide the price by ten (10) to obtain the price per hundred cubic feet (ccf) or the approximate price per therm.

Nebraska's Natural Gas Prices
by Company and by Sector

(Average Price per Thousand Cubic Feet Including Taxes)

Company Type of
Commercial Electric
Industrial Residential Vehicle
State of Nebraska $9.62 W $9.12 $11.11 NA
Alma Natural Gas Company, City of Consumer-Owned $11.58 NA NA $13.17 NA
Black Hills Energy Investor-Owned $10.51 NA $8.08 $12.01 NA
Central City Gas Department Consumer-Owned $9.19 NA $11.90 $9.49 NA
Falls City, City of Consumer-Owned $12.78 NA $14.06 $13.04 NA
Fremont Department of Utilities Consumer-Owned $11.11 $10.79 $9.42 $12.58 NA
Hastings Utilities Consumer-Owned $7.82 $4.42 $9.28 $7.19 NA
Lyons, City of Consumer-Owned $11.61 NA $12.17 $12.41 NA
Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha Consumer-Owned $9.17 $9.70 $8.96 $10.37 NA
MidAmerican Energy Company Investor-Owned $9.65 NA $10.05 $11.65 NA
Nebraska City Utilities Consumer-Owned $11.11 $10.89 $10.37 $11.46 NA
Northwestern Energy Investor-Owned $9.07 NA $9.13 $12.21 NA
Pender, Village of Consumer-Owned $9.92 NA NA $11.38 NA
Ponca Public Utilities Consumer-Owned $11.26 NA NA $11.26 NA
Scribner Utilities, City of Consumer-Owned $11.51 NA NA $12.38 NA
Stromsburg, City of Consumer-Owned $13.61 NA NA $14.60 NA
Stuart Gas Company Consumer-Owned $11.89 $4.10 $9.65 $13.42 NA
Superior, City of Consumer-Owned $12.93 NA $13.10 $13.18 NA
Wahoo, City of Consumer-Owned $13.05 $9.61 NA $10.54 NA
Wisner, City of Consumer-Owned $5.94 NA $10.33 $8.63 NA

Sources: Natural Gas Annual and Form EIA-176, Annual Report of Natural and Supplemental Gas Supply and Disposition.  Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC.  Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Notes: NA = Not Applicable. W = Withheld. Organizations, groups, companies, or individuals in the agency's links pages are for information only and are not an endorsement by the State of Nebraska or the Nebraska Energy Office and its management or staff.

This table was updated on December 29, 2010.

Typically, there is one year between updates.