Nebraska Gasoline and Diesel Prices



The Midwest Region had the lowest regional prices in the nation for both regular unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel this week.  The regional average price of gasoline fell 12.5 cents to $2.326.  Diesel fuel's average price fell 32.8 cents to $2.907.

Nebraska's weekly average gasoline price decreased 10 cents per gallon from last week to $2.28, which was 27 cents higher than the price at this time last year.  Weekly average prices in the surveyed cities ranged from $2.16 in Columbus to $2.30 in North Platte.  As of October 28, the Midwest gasoline stock level was in the normal range with 49.1 million barrels.

Nebraska's average diesel price fell 33 cents per gallon, or 10 percent, from last week to $3.01.  According to the weekly price report, this week's state average was 83 cents higher than the price at this time last year.  Weekly averages in the surveyed cities ranged from $2.87 in Norfolk to $3.19 in Omaha.  On the supply side, the Midwest distillate fuel inventory level was at the bottom of the normal range with 18.6 million barrels of diesel fuel as of October 28.

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




Regular Unleaded Gasoline Prices for the
Week of October 31, 2005

(Price per Gallon)
  Columbus Grand Island Kearney Lincoln Norfolk North Platte Omaha State Average
Weekly Average $2.16 $2.22 $2.28 $2.28 $2.24 $2.30 $2.23 $2.28

Diesel Prices for the
Week of October 31, 2005

(Price per Gallon)
  Columbus Grand Island Kearney Lincoln Norfolk North Platte Omaha State Average
Weekly Average $2.94 $2.92 $3.00 $3.04 $2.87 $3.00 $3.19 $3.01

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 November 7, 2005.  Typically, there is one week between updates.

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