Nebraska's retail gasoline price fell 4 cents from last week to land at $2.27, which was 36 cents higher than the price at this time last year. Metro prices ranged from $2.22 in Grand Island to $2.29 in North Platte. The price in Columbus rose a penny from last week while the other metros fell 2 to 12 cents per gallon. This week was the second consecutive week that the Midwest Region saw the largest regional decline, dropping 7 cents. As of July 22, the Midwest gasoline stock level was in the normal range with 51.5 million barrels.
Nebraska's diesel average decreased 6 cents from last week to arrive at $2.36 per gallon. Metro prices ranged from $2.33 in North Platte to $2.40 in Kearney. According to the weekly price report, this week's state average was 58 cents higher than the price at this time last year. On the supply side, the Midwest distillate fuel inventory level was just above the normal range with 23.4 million barrels as of July 22.
An archive of this report and historical weekly prices are available.