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Nebraska Gasoline and Diesel Prices

For the week of October 16, Nebraska's average gasoline price decreased two cents per gallon from the previous week to $2.21, which was 31 cents lower than the price at this time last year. This week, average prices in surveyed cities ranged from $2.11 in Columbus and Norfolk to $2.28 in North Platte. As of October 13, the Midwest gasoline stock level was above the normal range with 54.4 million barrels.

Nebraska's average diesel price had risen one cent to $2.56 per gallon. According to the weekly price report, this week's state average was 69 cents lower than the price at this time last year. Weekly averages in the surveyed cities ranged from $2.44 in Norfolk to $2.62 in Kearney. On the supply side, the Midwest distillate fuel inventory level was at the bottom of the normal range with 24.1 million barrels of diesel fuel as of October 13.

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 October 16, 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 $2.11 $2.16 $2.25 $2.21 $2.11 $2.28 $2.18 $2.21

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 October 16, 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 $2.54 $2.53 $2.62 $2.53 $2.44 $2.53 $2.54 $2.56

Source:Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

This report was updated on October 23, 2006. Typically, there is one week between updates.