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Nebraska Gasoline and Diesel Prices

For the week of September 11, Nebraska's average gasoline price fell 17 cents per gallon from the previous week to $2.47, which was 45 cents lower than the price at this time last year. This week, average prices in surveyed cities ranged from $2.30 in Columbus to $2.68 in North Platte. Prices in surveyed cities ranged from 13 to 22 cents per gallon lower than last week. As of September 8, the Midwest gasoline stock level was at the bottom of the normal range with 49.4 million barrels.

Nebraska's average diesel price declined 19 cents to $2.96 per gallon. According to the weekly price report, this week's state average was 15 cents higher than the price at this time last year. Weekly averages in the surveyed cities ranged from $2.87 in Norfolk to $2.98 in Grand Island and Kearney. Prices in surveyed cities ranged from 11 to 21 cents per gallon lower than last week. On the supply side, the Midwest distillate fuel inventory level was just below the normal range with 23 million barrels of diesel fuel as of September 8.

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, average gasoline prices for each month, average diesel prices for each month, and historical weekly prices are available for diesel and three grades of motor gasoline.

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 September 11, 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 $2.30 $2.34 $2.46 $2.48 $2.39 $2.68 $2.37 $2.47

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 September 11, 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 $2.97 $2.98 $2.98 $2.97 $2.87 $2.96 $2.93 $2.96

Source:Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

This report was updated on September 19, 2006. Typically, there is one week between updates.