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Nebraska Gasoline and Diesel Prices

For the week of July 3, Nebraska's average gasoline price increased nine cents per gallon from the previous week to $2.92, which was 69 cents higher than the price at this time last year. Weekly average prices in surveyed cities ranged from $2.83 in Kearney to $3.00 in Grand Island. Both Grand Island and North Platte had average prices of $3.00 and above on three days, but prices in North Platte fell on Thursday and Friday, which pulled down North Platte's weekly average. As of June 30, the Midwest gasoline stock level was at the bottom boundary of the normal range with 51.3 million barrels.

Nebraska's average diesel price rose ten cents to $3.02 per gallon. This week was the first week since last October to see an average price of $3.00 per gallon. According to the weekly price report, this week's state average was 66 cents higher than the price at this time last year. Weekly averages in the surveyed cities ranged from $2.95 in Norfolk to $3.07 in Lincoln. On the supply side, the Midwest distillate fuel inventory level was below the normal range with 21.7 million barrels of diesel fuel as of June 30.

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.

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

Nebraska's weekly average gasoline price graphed for the years 
	     2004 and 2005 and through the current week in 2006.

Regular Unleaded Gasoline Prices for the Week of July 3, 2006
(Price per Gallon)
  Columbus Grand Island Kearney Lincoln Norfolk North Platte Omaha State
Notes:The average may not equal the average of the components due to independent rounding. NA = Not Available.
Weekly Average $2.90 $3.00 $2.83 $2.94 $2.93 $2.99 $2.88 $2.92

Nebraska's weekly average diesel price graphed for the years 
	     2004 and 2005 and through the current week in 2006.

Diesel Prices for the Week of July 3, 2006
(Price per Gallon)
  Columbus Grand Island Kearney Lincoln Norfolk North Platte Omaha State
Notes:The average may not equal the average of the components due to independent rounding. NA = Not Available.
Weekly Average $3.01 $3.02 $3.03 $3.07 $2.95 $3.03 $2.98 $3.02

Source:Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

This report was updated on July 7, 2006. Typically, there is one week between updates.