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Petroleum Average Annual Prices
in Nebraska by Product

Aviation gasoline ($33.16) had the highest price among the petroleum products in 2014, closely followed by kerosene ($31.19), motor gasoline ($27.59), propane ($27.06) distillate fuel ($26.38), jet fuel ($20.59), and residual fuel ($15.88).

From 2013 to 2014, jet fuel decreased 10.1 percent, motor gasoline decreased 4.4 percent, and distillate fuel decreased 3.2 percent. Propane increased 15.5 percent, kerosene increased 6.5 percent, and aviation gasoline increased 1.4 percent. Although a price was reported in 2014, no price was reported for residual fuel in 2013 to be able to make this calculation.

The prices in the table and graph below are in nominal dollars per million Btu to make a comparison easier among the petroleum products.

chart showing Petroleum Average Annual Prices by Product in Nebraska, from 1970 through 2014.

Petroleum Average Annual Prices by Product
Nebraska, 1990 – 2014

(Nominal Dollars per Million Btu)

Year Aviation
Gasoline
Distillate
Fuel
Jet Fuel Kerosene Motor
Gasoline
Propane Residual
Fuel
2014 $33.16 $26.38 $20.59 $31.19 $27.59 $27.06 $15.88
2013 $32.71 $27.25 $22.89 $29.30 $28.85 $23.43 $0.0
2012 $33.04 $27.61 $22.97 $28.59 $29.59 $21.67 $12.73
2011 $31.64 $27.28 $23.03 $27.37 $28.96 $23.86 $9.86
2010 $25.19 $21.07 $16.78 $24.02 $22.74 $19.50 $9.21
2009 $20.32 $16.92 $12.20 $19.87 $19.00 $17.58 $7.54
2008 $27.23 $26.10 $22.56 $22.86 $25.38 $22.13 $12.28
2007 $23.70 $20.19 $16.00 $21.73 $22.94 $19.44 $7.90
2006 $22.31 $18.54 $14.70 $18.82 $20.49 $17.61 $7.71
2005 $18.56 $16.28 $13.19 $15.25 $17.92 $15.69 $6.46
2004 $15.13 $11.90 $8.77 $10.70 $14.58 $13.05 $5.02
2003 $12.42 $9.66 $6.59 $8.90 $12.24 $11.45 $3.87
2002 $10.72 $8.40 $5.44 $7.95 $10.88 $9.32 $3.40
2001 $11.01 $9.03 $5.94 $8.53 $11.58 $11.16 $4.04
2000 $10.87 $9.82 $6.76 $8.76 $12.07 $10.34 $3.88
1999 $8.81 $7.09 $4.08 $4.97 $8.72 $7.28 $2.65
1998 $8.11 $6.36 $3.49 $4.46 $8.19 $6.92 $2.55
1997 $9.39 $7.56 $4.59 $5.84 $9.62 $8.78 $2.65
1996 $9.29 $8.00 $4.89 $6.07 $10.02 $8.75 $2.94
1995 $8.36 $6.91 $4.01 $5.20 $9.21 $7.13 $2.38
1994 $7.96 $6.86 $3.99 $5.60 $9.21 $7.07 $2.08
1993 $8.24 $6.99 $4.33 $5.95 $9.11 $6.81 $2.27
1992 $8.54 $7.03 $4.64 $6.57 $9.09 $7.57 $1.97
1991 $8.71 $7.19 $5.01 $6.61 $9.43 $8.08 $2.02
1990 $9.32 $7.51 $6.03 $8.12 $9.49 $9.17 $2.22

Petroleum Average Annual Prices by Product
Nebraska, 1970 – 1989

(Nominal Dollars per Million Btu)

Year Aviation
Gasoline
Distillate
Fuel
Jet Fuel Kerosene Motor
Gasoline
Propane Residual
Fuel
1989 $8.28 $6.31 $4.54 $6.06 $8.42 $7.65 $2.04
1988 $7.41 $5.62 $4.14 $4.91 $7.22 $7.12 $2.17
1987 $7.55 $6.03 $4.38 $5.14 $7.58 $6.98 $2.53
1986 $8.41 $5.61 $4.43 $5.05 $7.28 $7.30 $2.71
1985 $9.99 $6.51 $6.19 $7.60 $9.67 $7.22 $4.28
1984 $10.27 $6.79 $6.50 $7.69 $9.55 $6.38 $4.65
1983 $10.44 $6.82 $6.63 $7.58 $9.61 $6.62 $4.46
1982 $10.92 $7.07 $7.19 $7.05 $10.71 $6.21 $4.22
1981 $10.84 $7.60 $7.60 $7.57 $11.37 $5.94 $4.38
1980 $9.02 $6.24 $6.47 $5.56 $10.06 $5.78 $3.21
1979 $5.73 $4.24 $4.03 $4.24 $7.41 $4.33 $2.26
1978 $4.29 $3.06 $2.90 $3.44 $5.50 $3.67 $1.70
1977 $3.97 $2.92 $2.69 $3.23 $5.29 $3.94 $1.86
1976 $3.59 $2.61 $2.26 $2.88 $5.06 $3.50 $1.76
1975 $3.45 $2.38 $2.09 $2.63 $4.76 $3.14 $1.74
1974 $3.23 $2.20 $1.60 $2.42 $4.27 $2.99 $1.62
1973 $2.36 $1.28 $0.93 $1.51 $3.21 $2.61 $0.70
1972 $2.19 $1.01 $0.78 $1.23 $3.00 $1.61 $0.71
1971 $2.21 $0.99 $0.78 $1.21 $3.00 $1.55 $0.60
1970 $2.17 $0.95 $0.75 $1.18 $3.03 $1.59 $0.48

Sources: State Energy Price and Expenditure Report. Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

The table and graph were updated on September 21, 2016.
Typically, there are one to two years between updates.