Nebraska Gasoline and Diesel Prices



On Thursday, gasoline prices started creeping up possibly due to reports on additional supply disruption from Hurricane Rita.  Nebraska's weekly average gasoline price fell 24 cents from last week to $2.68, which was 81 cents higher than the price at this time last year.  Weekly average prices in the surveyed cities ranged from $2.61 in Grand Island to $2.75 in Kearney.  The Midwest Region saw the largest regional price decline this week of 22 cents per gallon.  As of September 16, the Midwest gasoline stock level is in the normal range with 50.5 million barrels.

Nebraska's diesel average fell 9 cents from last week to $2.72 per gallon.  According to the weekly price report, this week's state average was 80 cents higher than the price at this time last year.  Weekly average prices in the surveyed cities ranged from $2.67 in Columbus and Norfolk to $2.73 in Kearney.  The Midwest Region saw the largest regional price decline of 13 cents per gallon.  On the supply side, the Midwest distillate fuel inventory level was at the upper boundary of the normal range with 22.8 million barrels of diesel fuel as of September 16.

An archive of this report and historical weekly prices are available.




Regular Unleaded Gasoline Prices for the
Week of September 19, 2005

(Price per Gallon)
  Columbus Grand Island Kearney Lincoln Norfolk North Platte Omaha State Average
Weekly Average $2.62 $2.61 $2.75 $2.69 $2.70 $2.70 $2.62 $2.68

Diesel Prices for the
Week of September 19, 2005

(Price per Gallon)
  Columbus Grand Island Kearney Lincoln Norfolk North Platte Omaha State Average
Weekly Average $2.67 $2.68 $2.73 $2.68 $2.67 $2.70 $2.70 $2.72

Source:  Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Notes:  Averages may not equal the average of the components due to independent rounding.  NA = Not Available.

This table was updated on September 26, 2005.  Typically, there is one week between updates.

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