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Nebraska Gasoline and Diesel Prices

For the week of October 30, Nebraska's average gasoline price increased two cents per gallon from the previous week to $2.26, which was two cents lower than the price at this time last year. This week, average prices in surveyed cities ranged from $2.18 in Columbus to $2.32 in Lincoln. As of October 27, the Midwest gasoline stock level was in the normal range with 50.3 million barrels.

Nebraska's average diesel price had at no change at $2.58 per gallon. According to the weekly price report, this week's state average was 43 cents lower than the price at this time last year. Weekly averages in the surveyed cities ranged from $2.52 in North Platte to $2.62 in Kearney. On the supply side, the Midwest distillate fuel inventory level was at the bottom boundary of the normal range with 22.1 million barrels of diesel fuel as of October 27.

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 30, 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 $2.18 $2.20 $2.26 $2.32 $2.22 $2.28 $2.26 $2.26

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 30, 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 $2.56 $2.53 $2.62 $2.54 $2.53 $2.52 $2.58 $2.58

Source:Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

This report was updated on November 3, 2006. Typically, there is one week between updates.