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Natural Gas Service Providers and
Their Prices in Nebraska

2010

In 2010, the residential sector paid an estimated average of $10.11 (including taxes) per thousand cubic feet for natural gas, the commercial sector paid an estimated average of $8.86, and the industrial sector paid an estimated average of $7.71.  The electric power sector paid an estimated average of $7.10.

The state's natural gas was supplied by twenty companies whose average 2010 residential rates ranged from Hastings Utilities' $5.60 to the City of Stromsburg's $14.62 per thousand cubic feet.  Commercial rates ranged from SourceGas' $4.55 to the City of Stromsburg's $15.02.  Rates for natural gas used by electric utilities ranged from Stuart Gas Company's $4.10 to City of Wahoo's $17.07.  Industrial rates ranged from the Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha's $5.49 to the City of Superior's $13.33.

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
2010

(Average Price per Thousand Cubic Feet Including Taxes)

Company Type of
Company
Sectors
Commercial Electric
Power
Industrial Residential Vehicle
Fuel
State of Nebraska $7.07 W $5.85 $8.95 NA
Alma Natural Gas Company, City of Consumer-Owned $10.23 NA NA $11.60 NA
Black Hills Energy Investor-Owned $8.23 NA $5.82 $10.06 NA
Central City Gas Department Consumer-Owned $8.11 NA NA $8.46 NA
Falls City, City of Consumer-Owned $11.80 NA $11.35 $12.79 NA
Fremont Department of Utilities Consumer-Owned $9.32 $7.19 $6.15 $10.52 NA
Hastings Utilities Consumer-Owned $6.37 $4.34 $6.20 $6.50 NA
Lyons, City of Consumer-Owned $9.70 NA $10.19 $10.58 NA
Metropolitan Utilities District of Omaha Consumer-Owned $6.44 $4.21 $5.49 $8.05 NA
MidAmerican Energy Company Investor-Owned $7.40 NA $7.01 $8.51 NA
Nebraska City Utilities Consumer-Owned $7.09 $5.70 $7.09 $8.60 NA
Northwestern Energy Investor-Owned $6.53 NA $6.29 $9.39 NA
Pender, Village of Consumer-Owned $8.48 NA NA $9.99 NA
Ponca Public Utilities Consumer-Owned $8.48 NA NA $8.50 NA
Scribner Utilities, City of Consumer-Owned $9.37 NA NA $10.43 NA
SourceGas Investor-Owned $1.39 NA NA $4.55 NA
Stromsburg, City of Consumer-Owned $13.65 NA NA $15.02 NA
Stuart Gas Company Consumer-Owned $11.39 $4.10 $5.84 $13.16 NA
Superior, City of Consumer-Owned $14.06 NA $13.33 $14.21 NA
Wahoo, City of Consumer-Owned $9.32 $17.07 NA $10.67 NA
Wisner, City of Consumer-Owned $9.81 NA NA $10.57 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. E = Estimate. 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 May 1, 2012.

Typically, there is one year between updates.