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Nebraska's Petroleum
Average Annual Prices
by Product

Aviation gasoline ($25.57) had the highest price among the petroleum products in 2019, followed by kerosene ($21.80), motor gasoline ($20.90), distillate fuel ($20.45), and jet fuel ($14.37), propane ($13.02), and residual fuel ($11.27).

From 2018 to 2019, kerosene decreased 9.3 percent, jet fuel decreased 8.1 percent, distillate fuel decreased 5.3 percent, aviation gasoline decreased 5.4 percent, motor gasoline decreased 4.7 percent, and propane decreased 13.6 percent. Residual fuel increased 1.8 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.

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chart showing Petroleum Average Annual Prices by Product in Nebraska.

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Nebraska Petroleum
Average Annual Prices by Product
1990 – 2019

(Nominal Dollars per Million Btu)

Year Aviation
Gasoline
Distillate
Fuel
Jet Fuel Kerosene Motor
Gasoline
Propane Residual
Fuel
2019 $25.57 $20.45 $14.37 $21.80 $20.90 $13.02 $11.27
2018 $27.04 $21.60 $15.64 $24.03 $21.93 $15.07 $11.07
2017 $24.13 $17.87 $12.10 $16.89 $19.78 $14.37 $9.75
2016 $21.62 $15.37 $9.72 $13.52 $17.62 $11.02 $0.00
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

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Nebraska Petroleum
Average Annual Prices by Product
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

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

The table and graph were updated on December 8, 2021.
Typically, there are one to two years between updates.

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