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Petroleum Average Annual Prices
in Nebraska by Product

Aviation gasoline ($24.86) had the highest price among the petroleum products in 2015, closely followed by propane ($19.82), motor gasoline ($19.80), distillate fuel ($18.24), kerosene ($16.95), and jet fuel ($11.88). Residual fuel had no reported price.

From 2014 to 2015, kerosene decreased 45.7 percent, jet fuel decreased 42.3 percent, distillate fuel decreased 31.8 percent, and motor gasoline decreased 28.2 percent. Propane decreased 26.8 percent, and aviation gasoline decreased 25.0 percent. Although a price was reported in 2014, no price was reported for residual fuel in 2015 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 2015.

Petroleum Average Annual Prices by Product
Nebraska, 1990 – 2015

(Nominal Dollars per Million Btu)

Year Aviation
Gasoline
Distillate
Fuel
Jet Fuel Kerosene Motor
Gasoline
Propane Residual
Fuel
2015 $24.86 $18.24 $11.88 $16.95 $19.80 $19.82 $0.00
2014 $33.16 $26.74 $20.59 $31.19 $27.59 $27.06 $15.88
2013 $32.71 $27.62 $22.89 $29.30 $28.85 $23.43 $0.0
2012 $33.04 $27.72 $22.97 $28.59 $29.59 $21.67 $12.73
2011 $31.64 $27.31 $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 August 2, 2017.
Typically, there are one to two years between updates.