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Petroleum Average Annual Prices
in Nebraska by Product

Aviation gasoline ($32.71) had the highest price among the petroleum products in 2013, closely followed by motor gasoline ($28.85), kerosene ($29.30), distillate fuel ($27.25), jet fuel ($22.89), and propane ($23.42). No price was reported for residual fuel.

From 2012 to 2013, motor gasoline decreased 2.5 percent, distillate fuel decreased 1.3 percent, aviation gasoline decreased 1.0 percent, and jet fuel decreased 0.4 percent. Propane increased 8.1 percent, and kerosene increased 2.5 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.

chart showing Petroleum Average Annual Prices by Product in Nebraska, from 1970 through 2011.

Petroleum Average Annual Prices by Product
Nebraska, 1990 – 2013

(Nominal Dollars per Million Btu)

Year Aviation
Gasoline
Distillate
Fuel
Jet Fuel Kerosene Motor
Gasoline
Propane Residual
Fuel
2013 $32.71 $27.25 $22.89 $29.30 $28.85 $23.42 $0.0
2012 $33.04 $27.61 $22.97 $28.59 $29.59 $21.66 $12.73
2011 $31.64 $27.28 $23.03 $27.37 $28.96 $23.85 $9.86
2010 $25.19 $21.07 $16.78 $24.02 $22.74 $19.51 $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 $22.14 $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 February 4, 2016.
Typically, there are one to two years between updates.