Weekly Fuel Price Watch

Here is the weekly update for fuel price of power used by electric cooperatives and their members. In some cases, these represent averages across the country or in particular regions, and might differ from local market prices.  (Source: Energy Information Administration)

Coal Spot Prices (Powder River Basin 8800 Btu)

Week ending January 6: $11.05 per short ton
One month ago: $11.00 per short ton
One year ago: $11.55 per short ton

 

Natural Gas Spot Market (Henry Hub)

Week ending January 9: $3.14 per million Btu
One month ago: $3.60 per million Btu
One year ago: $2.54 per million Btu

 

U.S. Crude Oil Spot Prices (West Texas Intermediate)

Week ending January 9: $51.95 per barrel
One month ago: $52.74 per barrel
One year ago: $31.42 per barrel

 

On-Highway Diesel Prices

Week ending January 9: $2.60 per gallon
One month ago: $2.49 per gallon
One year ago: $2.18 per gallon

 

Retail Gasoline Prices (Regular)

Week ending January 2: $2.39 per gallon
One month ago: $2.24 per gallon
One year ago: $2.00 per gallon

 

Residential Propane Prices (October-March only)

Week ending January 9: $2.30 per gallon
One month ago: $2.16 per gallon
One year ago: $2.01 per gallon

 

No. 2 Heating Oil Residential (October-March only)

Week ending January 9: $2.64 per gallon
One month ago: $2.53 per gallon
One year ago: $2.16 per gallon