Aviation gasoline ($33.04) had the highest price among the petroleum products in 2012, closely followed by motor gasoline ($28.67), kerosene ($28.59), distillate fuel ($27.37), jet fuel ($22.97), and propane ($21.66). Residual fuel ($12.73) had the lowest price among the petroleum products.
From 2011 to 2012, residual fuel increased 29.1 percent, kerosene increased 4.5 percent, aviation gasoline increased 4.4 percent, motor gasoline increased 1.7 percent, and distillate fuel increased 1.2 percent, . Propane decreased 9.2 percent, and jet fuel decreased 0.3 percent.
The prices in the table and graph below are in nominal dollars per million Btu to make a comparison easier among the petroleum products.