The state average retail price of gasoline increased 3 cents from last week to $1.94. The state average
retail diesel price jumped another 6 cents to $2.05 per gallon with some help from Kearney who had an average of
$2.10 over the last three days of this week.
Midwest diesel fuel inventories are above the normal range for this time of year while the Gulf Coast and
Rocky Mountain regions� inventories are low. Although both regional and national gasoline stocks remain
tight, the Oil Price Information Service has predicted that comfortable levels could be coming this month.