Nebraska Gasoline and Diesel Prices



Nebraska's average gasoline price fell three cents per gallon from last week to $2.24, which is 48 cents higher than the price at this time last year.  Weekly average prices in surveyed cities ranged from $2.14 in Columbus to $2.26 in Omaha.  As of December 23, the Midwest gasoline stock level was above the normal range with 52.9 million barrels.

Nebraska's average diesel price decreased two cents from last week to $2.50 per gallon.  According to the weekly price report, this week's state average was 52 cents higher than the price at this time last year.  Weekly averages in the surveyed cities ranged from $2.43 in Columbus and Lincoln to $2.54 in Norfolk.  On the supply side, the Midwest distillate fuel inventory level was below the normal range with 19 million barrels of diesel fuel as of December 23.

Regular unleaded gasoline is regular unleaded motor gasoline with an 87 to 88 octane.  Diesel fuel is fuel used for internal combustion in diesel engines.

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Regular Unleaded Gasoline Prices for the
Week of December 26, 2005

(Price per Gallon)
  Columbus Grand Island Kearney Lincoln Norfolk North Platte Omaha State Average
Weekly Average $2.14 $2.19 $2.24 $2.25 $2.20 $2.25 $2.26 $2.24

Diesel Prices for the
Week of December 26, 2005

(Price per Gallon)
  Columbus Grand Island Kearney Lincoln Norfolk North Platte Omaha State Average
Weekly Average $2.43 $2.48 $2.52 $2.43 $2.54 $2.52 $2.50 $2.50

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 December 30, 2005.  Typically, there is one week between updates.

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