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Nebraska's Petroleum
Average Annual Expenditures
by Product

Expenditures on petroleum products decreased 3.6 percent to $5,136.4 million ($5.1 billion) in 2019 from expenditures of $5,325.9 million ($5.3 billion) in 2018.

Motor gasoline expenditures and distillate fuel (diesel fuel and heating oil) expenditures comprised nearly all (92 percent) of the money spent on petroleum products in 2019. Propane expenditures were 2.9 percent, lubricants expenditures were 2.5 percent, jet fuel expenditures were 1.3 percent, and asphalt and road oil expenditures were 1.3 percent of the total. Expenditures on each of the other fuels were less than 1 percent of the total.

The expenditures are in nominal dollars to provide a better comparison.

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chart showing Petroleum Average Annual Expenditures by Product Nebraska.

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Nebraska Petroleum
Average Annual Expenditures
by Product
1990 – 2019

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year Asphalt
& Road Oil
Aviation
Gasoline
Distillate
Fuel
Jet Fuel Kero­sene Lubri­cants Motor
Gasoline
Other
Petroleum1
Propane Residual
Fuel
Annual
Total
2019 $68.2 $4.8 $2,407.9 $68.3 $0.2 $127.5 $2,293.0 $18.7 $147.6 $0.2 $5,136.4
2018 $67.2 $5.1 $2,480.3 $71.0 $0.2 $128.5 $2,402.3 $22.4 $148.6 $0.4 $5,325.9
2017 $56.5 $4.4 $1,990.1 $50.7 $0.1 $121.4 $2,151.3 $11.5 $117.6 $0.1 $4,548.8
2016 $48.6 $4.1 $1,709.0 $33.2 $0.2 $129.2 $1,924.8 $9.7 $97.8 $0.0 $3,996.5
2015 $76.0 $4.2 $2,038.6 $50.4 $0.1 $136.8 $2,118.5 $11.0 $173.9 $0.0 $4,636.2
2014 $96.2 $6.4 $2,955.5 $67.4 $0.4 $129.6 $2,950.6 $18.7 $280.1 $0.1 $6,563.7
2013 $90.9 $5.7 $3,038.9 $91.1 $0.2 $124.3 $2,962.5 $19.3 $287.7 $0.0 $6,668.3
2012 $115.0 $7.3 $3,173.0 $74.8 $0.2 $122.0 $2,968.0 $7.1 $211.5 $0.1 $6,721.6
2011 $95.0 $7.4 $3,072.5 $77.8 $0.3 $127.9 $2,896.1 $7.1 $259.5 $0.1 $6,573.7
2010 $97.4 $6.3 $2,476.9 $57.5 $0.7 $113.9 $2,351.2 $6.1 $236.1 $0.1 $5,367.3
2009 $79.5 $6.5 $1,578.2 $48.2 $0.8 $97.8 $1,925.3 $3.9 $242.0 $0.4 $3,982.6
2008 $50.3 $9.1 $2,470.2 $113.6 $0.6 $106.9 $2,630.6 $6.9 $290.9 $6.3 $5,685.3
2007 $52.1 $9.5 $2,013.9 $87.8 $1.1 $98.5 $2,404.7 $5.4 $254.4 $3.5 $4,931.0
2006 $54.4 $9.0 $1,778.6 $88.4 $0.9 $88.8 $2,145.1 $5.4 $243.4 $3.8 $4,417.7
2005 $41.6 $7.7 $1,543.4 $69.9 $1.6 $73.2 $1,876.5 $3.6 $219.1 $5.9 $3,842.5
2004 $41.2 $4.3 $1,138.3 $45.7 $1.3 $62.9 $1,579.9 $3.2 $194.3 $7.3 $3,078.2
2003 $42.1 $5.1 $865.7 $45.0 $0.8 $59.6 $1,316.3 $2.9 $183.6 $3.4 $2,524.5
2002 $23.0 $5.0 $681.4 $47.1 $0.3 $59.5 $1,182.0 $3.0 $169.7 $2.6 $2,173.7
2001 $24.3 $4.8 $746.2 $37.5 $1.0 $55.3 $1,231.6 $3.7 $149.4 $3.2 $2,257.0
2000 $29.5 $3.5 $853.2 $47.2 $0.8 $57.1 $1,287.0 $2.3 $146.6 $3.5 $2,430.5
1999 $38.7 $3.2 $732.9 $36.2 $0.3 $57.6 $931.0 $2.5 $99.0 $1.3 $1,902.6
1998 $28.6 $2.6 $689.6 $21.4 $0.6 $53.0 $867.3 $2.7 $85.1 $1.9 $1,752.8
1997 $33.0 $4.2 $741.5 $28.0 $0.8 $51.6 $995.0 $3.4 $101.5 $1.8 $1,960.9
1996 $36.7 $3.5 $774.9 $27.9 $0.7 $48.4 $1,017.7 $3.6 $123.8 $3.1 $2,040.2
1995 $20.2 $3.2 $587.1 $22.7 $0.5 $50.1 $928.0 $4.0 $79.6 $1.8 $1,697.3
1994 $19.9 $3.0 $582.3 $28.1 $0.7 $50.9 $869.4 $4.2 $80.4 $2.8 $1,641.7
1993 $15.5 $3.0 $563.8 $27.8 $0.8 $50.2 $859.6 $3.2 $74.9 $3.9 $1,602.7
1992 $15.6 $3.5 $566.7 $30.7 $0.7 $49.6 $857.6 $3.8 $90.2 $2.3 $1,620.8
1991 $29.9 $3.7 $542.6 $33.1 $0.7 $48.8 $882.0 $2.4 $94.4 $2.5 $1,640.0
1990 $29.0 $3.9 $562.3 $50.0 $1.9 $49.8 $920.2 $7.4 $98.2 $3.6 $1,726.2

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Nebraska Petroleum
Average Annual Expenditures
by Product
1970 – 1989

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year Asphalt
& Road Oil
Aviation
Gasoline
Distillate
Fuel
Jet Fuel Kero­sene Lubri­cants Motor
Gasoline
Other
Petroleum1
Propane Residual
Fuel
Annual
Total
1989 $23.2 $3.9 $473.6 $37.1 $0.7 $44.4 $814.6 $8.9 $103.0 $4.8 $1,514.2
1988 $29.7 $3.6 $462.0 $34.2 $2.1 $41.6 $705.4 $6.1 $92.3 $5.6 $1,382.5
1987 $31.7 $3.4 $442.6 $32.9 $3.0 $40.4 $711.9 $6.7 $83.4 $4.2 $1,360.4
1986 $24.9 $5.0 $393.2 $32.8 $4.8 $37.8 $679.4 $6.6 $66.2 $4.3 $1,254.9
1985 $15.8 $4.9 $470.8 $45.9 $3.2 $39.0 $901.4 $5.6 $68.9 $1.7 $1,557.2
1984 $20.8 $5.5 $474.4 $49.3 $3.8 $41.8 $896.6 $5.5 $49.7 $2.0 $1,549.5
1983 $21.5 $6.3 $459.0 $53.9 $3.3 $37.6 $904.3 $5.9 $117.4 $2.9 $1,612.1
1982 $21.8 $6.8 $380.8 $57.2 $3.7 $35.6 $1,027.3 $6.0 $109.1 $5.1 $1,653.4
1981 $24.5 $11.7 $362.4 $60.9 $3.7 $40.7 $1,095.0 $6.8 $87.6 $1.7 $1,695.0
1980 $18.6 $9.7 $332.7 $56.2 $2.0 $33.9 $1,008.9 $3.3 $96.7 $4.3 $1,566.2
1979 $14.0 $5.2 $317.5 $42.3 $1.4 $27.0 $796.6 $2.6 $75.4 $9.8 $1,291.9
1978 $23.5 $4.5 $225.4 $31.9 $8.9 $19.2 $638.0 $2.2 $75.2 $13.0 $1,041.7
1977 $15.0 $3.7 $185.6 $26.2 $10.2 $16.4 $606.3 $1.7 $87.2 $11.9 $964.3
1976 $7.7 $2.5 $158.2 $21.1 $10.4 $23.4 $573.0 $1.8 $86.2 $15.9 $900.3
1975 $10.3 $2.5 $117.9 $19.3 $8.2 $22.3 $516.3 $1.4 $68.0 $11.2 $777.5
1974 $11.6 $2.8 $113.2 $15.8 $8.5 $22.7 $457.5 $1.4 $60.0 $10.1 $703.8
1973 $5.1 $2.0 $69.4 $8.5 $6.7 $17.5 $352.8 $1.4 $52.9 $2.9 $519.2
1972 $5.1 $1.0 $53.4 $7.4 $5.4 $16.1 $321.3 $1.0 $36.9 $3.0 $450.6
1971 $6.1 $2.2 $43.9 $7.8 $4.7 $14.2 $303.0 $0.9 $32.5 $2.0 $417.3
1970 $5.3 $2.2 $41.4 $7.3 $3.9 $14.8 $294.4 $0.0 $34.1 $2.3 $405.7

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

Notes: Totals may not equal the sum of the components due to independent rounding.

1Other petroleum is the subtotal of sixteen (16) petroleum products consumed in the industrial sector.

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

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