Aviation gasoline ($31.64) had the highest price among the petroleum products in 2011, closely followed by motor gasoline ($28.19), kerosene ($27.37), distillate fuel ($27.05), propane ($23.84), and jet fuel ($23.03). Residual fuel ($9.86) had the lowest price among the petroleum products.
All petroleum product prices had increased from 2010 to 2011. Price increases were as follows: residual fuel–7.1 percent, jet fuel–37 percent, distillate fuel–29 percent, aviation gasoline–26 percent, kerosene–14 percent, motor gasoline–27 percent, and propane–22 percent.
The prices in the table below are in nominal dollars per million Btu to make a comparison easier among the petroleum products.