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)

July 31: $12.00 per short ton
One month ago: $11.95 per short ton
One year ago: $12.05 per short ton

Natural Gas Spot Market (Henry Hub)

July 28: $1.83 per million Btu
One month ago: $1.88 per million Btu
One year ago: $2.02 per million Btu

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

July 27: $41.46 per barrel
One month ago: $40.30 per barrel
One year ago: $68.80 per barrel

On-Highway Diesel Prices

August 3: $2.42 per gallon
One month ago: $2.44 per gallon
One year ago: $3.03 per gallon

Retail Gasoline Prices (Regular)

August 3: $2.18 per gallon
One month ago: $2.18 per gallon
One year ago: $2.85 per gallon

Residential Propane Prices (October-March only)

March 30: $1.87 per gallon
One month ago: $1.97 per gallon
One year ago: $2.40 per gallon

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

March 30: $2.42 per gallon
One month ago: $2.82 per gallon
One year ago: $3.22 per gallon