Weekly Fuel Price Watch

Here is the weekly update for fuel price of power used by electric cooperatives and their members. The prices are the most recent available at time of update. 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)

November 19: $30.70 per short ton
One month ago: $13.25 per short ton
One year ago: $11.60 per short ton

Natural Gas Spot Market (Henry Hub)

November 16: $5.11 per million Btu
One month ago: $5.54 per million Btu
One year ago: $2.75 per million Btu

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

November 15: $80.85 per barrel
One month ago: $81.18 per barrel
One year ago: $41.52 per barrel

On-Highway Diesel Prices

November 22: $3.72 per gallon
One month ago: $3.71 per gallon
One year ago: $2.46 per gallon

Retail Gasoline Prices (Regular)

November 22: $3.49 per gallon
One month ago: $3.48 per gallon
One year ago: $2.10 per gallon

Residential Propane Prices (October-March only)

November 15: $2.74 per gallon
One month ago: $2.69 per gallon
One year ago: $1.85 per gallon

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

November 15: $3.41 per gallon
One month ago: $3.37 per gallon
One year ago: $2.18 per gallon

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