FIGURE 5-12 - Fuel Prices

FIGURE 5-12 - Fuel Prices

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Date Retail Regular Gasoline Prices (weekly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Dollars per gallon
Retail On-Highway Diesel Prices (weekly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Dollars per Gallon
Date Jet Fuel Prices Scheduled (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Dollars per Gallon
Jet Fuel Prices Non-Scheduled (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Dollars per Gallon
Railroad Fuel Prices (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Index: July 15, 1990 = 100
01/05/04 1.510 1.503 Jan-04 0.95 1.06 198.0
01/12/04 1.560 1.551 Feb-04 0.97 1.05 200.1
01/19/04 1.595 1.559 Mar-04 0.98 1.05 208.0
01/26/04 1.622 1.591 Apr-04 1.00 1.09 216.8
02/02/04 1.616 1.581 May-04 1.08 1.18 230.5
02/09/04 1.638 1.568 Jun-04 1.07 1.10 224.3
02/16/04 1.648 1.584 Jul-04 1.11 1.24 234.5
02/23/04 1.688 1.595 Aug-04 1.17 1.28 256.2
03/01/04 1.717 1.619 Sep-04 1.23 1.42 264.4
03/08/04 1.738 1.628 Oct-04 1.37 1.60 307.4
03/15/04 1.724 1.617 Nov-04 1.36 1.43 296.7
03/22/04 1.743 1.641 Dec-04 1.27 1.38 267.2
03/29/04 1.758 1.642 Jan-05 1.27 2.14 262.2
04/05/04 1.780 1.648 Feb-05 1.31 1.40 279.0
04/12/04 1.786 1.679 Mar-05 1.44 1.65 318.0
04/19/04 1.813 1.724 Apr-05 1.55 1.66 330.9
04/26/04 1.812 1.718 May-05 1.51 1.57 309.6
05/03/04 1.844 1.717 Jun-05 1.55 1.71 328.0
05/10/04 1.941 1.745 Jul-05 1.60 1.72 344.1
05/17/04 2.017 1.763 Aug-05 1.79 1.92 371.4
05/24/04 2.064 1.761 Sep-05 1.88 2.16 415.6
05/31/04 2.051 1.746 Oct-05 2.15 2.28 459.3
06/07/04 2.034 1.734 Nov-05 1.86 1.92 375.0
06/14/04 1.985 1.711 Dec-05 1.69 1.82 352.5
06/21/04 1.937 1.700 Jan-06 1.79 1.97 356.2
06/28/04 1.921 1.700 Feb-06 1.81 1.98 358.1
07/05/04 1.895 1.716 Mar-06 1.80 1.95 374.4
07/12/04 1.917 1.740 Apr-06 1.89 2.19 409.7
07/19/04 1.928 1.744 May-06 2.04 2.16 429.9
07/26/04 1.905 1.754 Jun-06 2.05 2.15 429.7
08/02/04 1.888 1.780 Jul-06 2.08 2.23 442.6
08/09/04 1.877 1.814 Aug-06 2.12 2.24 464.3
08/16/04 1.875 1.825 Sep-06 1.99 1.95 397.9
08/23/04 1.884 1.874 Oct-06 1.86 1.87 364.7
08/30/04 1.866 1.871 Nov-06 1.80 1.88 370.5
09/06/04 1.850 1.869 Dec-06 1.86 1.93 380.0
09/13/04 1.846 1.874 Jan-07 1.82 1.82 342.4
09/20/04 1.866 1.912 Feb-07 1.74 1.85 360.0
09/27/04 1.917 2.012 Mar-07 1.81 1.87 387.7
10/04/04 1.938 2.053 Apr-07 1.94 2.12 416.5
10/11/04 1.993 2.092 May-07 2.04 2.15 418.5
10/18/04 2.035 2.180 Jun-07 2.02 2.17 429.4
10/25/04 2.032 2.212 Jul-07 2.09 2.19 447.3
11/01/04 2.034 2.206 Aug-07 2.12 2.19 444.6
11/08/04 2.001 2.163 Sep-07 2.10 2.23 463.8
11/15/04 1.969 2.132 Oct-07 2.20 2.39 483.8
11/22/04 1.948 2.116 Nov-07 2.43 2.77 539.8
11/29/04 1.945 2.116 Dec-07 2.49 2.66 524.6
12/06/04 1.911 2.069 Jan-08 2.56 2.73 520.9
12/13/04 1.847 1.997 Feb-08 2.55 2.66 541.4
12/20/04 1.815 1.984 Mar-08 2.86 3.15 627.5
12/27/04 1.791 1.987 Apr-08 2.97 3.35 668.0
01/03/05 1.778 1.957 May-08 3.19 3.59 737.5
01/10/05 1.793 1.934 Jun-08 3.40 3.88 773.0
01/17/05 1.819 1.952 Jul-08 3.69 4.03 779.6
01/24/05 1.853 1.959 Aug-08 3.40 3.61 675.7
01/31/05 1.911 1.992 Sep-08 3.33 3.48 638.7
02/07/05 1.909 1.983 Oct-08 3.19 2.99 517.6
02/14/05 1.898 1.986 Nov-08 2.50 2.35 405.1
02/21/05 1.905 2.020 Dec-08 1.98 1.95 310.9
02/28/05 1.928 2.118 Jan-09 1.76 1.83 293.3
03/07/05 1.999 2.168 Feb-09 1.84 1.74 273.9
03/14/05 2.056 2.194 Mar-09 1.64 1.63 254.4
03/21/05 2.109 2.244 Apr-09 1.74 1.72 292.1
03/28/05 2.153 2.249 May-09 1.74 1.73 302.0
04/04/05 2.217 2.303 Jun-09 1.90 1.93 363.6
04/11/05 2.280 2.316 Jul-09 1.91 1.96 353.8
04/18/05 2.237 2.259 Aug-09 2.03 2.09 386.2
04/25/05 2.236 2.289 Sep-09 1.99 2.08 371.6
05/02/05 2.235 2.262 Oct-09 1.99 2.28 395.4
05/09/05 2.186 2.227 Nov-09 2.15 2.09 411.0
05/16/05 2.163 2.189 Dec-09 2.12 2.17 400.5
05/23/05 2.125 2.156 Jan-10 2.21 2.28 419.1
05/30/05 2.097 2.160 Feb-10 2.16 2.14 405.1
06/06/05 2.116 2.234 Mar-10 2.20 2.30 432.4
06/13/05 2.130 2.276 Apr-10 2.30 2.40 466.4
06/20/05 2.161 2.313 May-10 2.33 2.45 444.5
06/27/05 2.215 2.336 Jun-10 2.18 2.35 426.6
07/04/05 2.226 2.348 Jul-10 2.21 2.26 423.4
07/11/05 2.328 2.408 Aug-10 2.23 2.29 436.7
07/18/05 2.317 2.392 Sep-10 2.11 2.07 441.6
07/25/05 2.289 2.342        
08/01/05 2.291 2.348        
08/08/05 2.368 2.407        
08/15/05 2.550 2.567        
08/22/05 2.612 2.588        
08/29/05 2.610 2.590        
09/05/05 3.069 2.898        
09/12/05 2.955 2.847        
09/19/05 2.786 2.732        
09/26/05 2.803 2.798        
10/03/05 2.928 3.144        
10/10/05 2.848 3.150        
10/17/05 2.725 3.148        
10/24/05 2.603 3.157        
10/31/05 2.480 2.876        
11/07/05 2.376 2.698        
11/14/05 2.296 2.602        
11/21/05 2.201 2.513        
11/28/05 2.154 2.479        
12/05/05 2.147 2.425        
12/12/05 2.185 2.436        
12/19/05 2.211 2.462        
12/26/05 2.197 2.448        
01/02/06 2.238 2.442        
01/09/06 2.327 2.485        
01/16/06 2.320 2.449        
01/23/06 2.336 2.472        
01/30/06 2.357 2.489        
02/06/06 2.342 2.499        
02/13/06 2.284 2.476        
02/20/06 2.240 2.455        
02/27/06 2.254 2.471        
03/06/06 2.331 2.545        
03/13/06 2.366 2.543        
03/20/06 2.504 2.581        
03/27/06 2.498 2.565        
04/03/06 2.588 2.617        
04/10/06 2.683 2.654        
04/17/06 2.783 2.765        
04/24/06 2.914 2.876        
05/01/06 2.919 2.896        
05/08/06 2.909 2.897        
05/15/06 2.947 2.920        
05/22/06 2.892 2.888        
05/29/06 2.867 2.882        
06/05/06 2.892 2.890        
06/12/06 2.906 2.918        
06/19/06 2.871 2.915        
06/26/06 2.869 2.867        
07/03/06 2.934 2.898        
07/10/06 2.973 2.918        
07/17/06 2.989 2.926        
07/24/06 3.003 2.946        
07/31/06 3.004 2.980        
08/07/06 3.038 3.055        
08/14/06 3.000 3.065        
08/21/06 2.924 3.033        
08/28/06 2.845 3.027        
09/04/06 2.727 2.967        
09/11/06 2.618 2.857        
09/18/06 2.497 2.713        
09/25/06 2.378 2.595        
10/02/06 2.310 2.546        
10/09/06 2.261 2.506        
10/16/06 2.226 2.503        
10/23/06 2.208 2.524        
10/30/06 2.218 2.517        
11/06/06 2.200 2.506        
11/13/06 2.232 2.552        
11/20/06 2.239 2.553        
11/27/06 2.246 2.567        
12/04/06 2.297 2.618        
12/11/06 2.293 2.621        
12/18/06 2.320 2.606        
12/25/06 2.341 2.596        
01/01/07 2.334 2.580        
01/08/07 2.306 2.537        
01/15/07 2.229 2.463        
01/22/07 2.165 2.430        
01/29/07 2.165 2.413        
02/05/07 2.191 2.435        
02/12/07 2.241 2.476        
02/19/07 2.296 2.491        
02/26/07 2.383 2.551        
03/05/07 2.505 2.626        
03/12/07 2.559 2.685        
03/19/07 2.577 2.681        
03/26/07 2.610 2.676        
04/02/07 2.707 2.790        
04/09/07 2.802 2.840        
04/16/07 2.876 2.877        
04/23/07 2.869 2.851        
04/30/07 2.971 2.811        
05/07/07 3.054 2.792        
05/14/07 3.103 2.773        
05/21/07 3.218 2.803        
05/28/07 3.209 2.817        
06/04/07 3.157 2.799        
06/11/07 3.076 2.792        
06/18/07 3.009 2.805        
06/25/07 2.982 2.835        
07/02/07 2.959 2.829        
07/09/07 2.981 2.849        
07/16/07 3.049 2.889        
07/23/07 2.958 2.889        
07/30/07 2.876 2.886        
08/06/07 2.838 2.898        
08/13/07 2.771 2.847        
08/20/07 2.785 2.868        
08/27/07 2.749 2.863        
09/03/07 2.796 2.893        
09/10/07 2.818 2.924        
09/17/07 2.787 2.964        
09/24/07 2.812 3.032        
10/01/07 2.788 3.048        
10/08/07 2.770 3.035        
10/15/07 2.762 3.039        
10/22/07 2.823 3.094        
10/29/07 2.872 3.157        
11/05/07 3.013 3.303        
11/12/07 3.111 3.425        
11/19/07 3.099 3.410        
11/26/07 3.097 3.444        
12/03/07 3.061 3.416        
12/10/07 3.000 3.325        
12/17/07 2.998 3.309        
12/24/07 2.980 3.308        
12/31/07 3.053 3.345        
01/07/08 3.109 3.376        
01/14/08 3.068 3.326        
01/21/08 3.017 3.270        
01/28/08 2.977 3.259        
02/04/08 2.978 3.280        
02/11/08 2.960 3.280        
02/18/08 3.042 3.396        
02/25/08 3.130 3.552        
03/03/08 3.162 3.658        
03/10/08 3.225 3.819        
03/17/08 3.284 3.974        
03/24/08 3.259 3.989        
03/31/08 3.290 3.964        
04/07/08 3.332 3.955        
04/14/08 3.389 4.059        
04/21/08 3.508 4.143        
04/28/08 3.603 4.177        
05/05/08 3.613 4.149        
05/12/08 3.722 4.331        
05/19/08 3.791 4.497        
05/26/08 3.937 4.723        
06/02/08 3.976 4.707        
06/09/08 4.039 4.692        
06/16/08 4.082 4.692        
06/23/08 4.079 4.648        
06/30/08 4.095 4.645        
07/07/08 4.114 4.727        
07/14/08 4.113 4.764        
07/21/08 4.064 4.718        
07/28/08 3.955 4.603        
08/04/08 3.880 4.502        
08/11/08 3.809 4.353        
08/18/08 3.740 4.207        
08/25/08 3.685 4.145        
09/01/08 3.680 4.121        
09/08/08 3.648 4.059        
09/15/08 3.835 4.023        
09/22/08 3.718 3.958        
09/29/08 3.632 3.959        
10/06/08 3.484 3.875        
10/13/08 3.151 3.659        
10/20/08 2.914 3.482        
10/27/08 2.656 3.288        
11/03/08 2.400 3.088        
11/10/08 2.224 2.944        
11/17/08 2.072 2.809        
11/24/08 1.892 2.664        
12/01/08 1.811 2.615        
12/08/08 1.699 2.515        
12/15/08 1.659 2.422        
12/22/08 1.653 2.366        
12/29/08 1.613 2.327        
01/05/09 1.684 2.291        
01/12/09 1.784 2.314        
01/19/09 1.847 2.296        
01/26/09 1.838 2.268        
02/02/09 1.892 2.246        
02/09/09 1.926 2.219        
02/16/09 1.964 2.186        
02/23/09 1.909 2.130        
03/02/09 1.934 2.087        
03/09/09 1.941 2.045        
03/16/09 1.910 2.017        
03/23/09 1.962 2.090        
03/30/09 2.046 2.221        
04/06/09 2.037 2.228        
04/13/09 2.051 2.229        
04/20/09 2.059 2.221        
04/27/09 2.049 2.201        
05/04/09 2.078 2.185        
05/11/09 2.240 2.216        
05/18/09 2.309 2.231        
05/25/09 2.435 2.274        
06/01/09 2.524 2.352        
06/08/09 2.624 2.498        
06/15/09 2.672 2.572        
06/22/09 2.691 2.616        
06/29/09 2.642 2.608        
07/06/09 2.612 2.594        
07/13/09 2.528 2.542        
07/20/09 2.463 2.496        
07/27/09 2.503 2.528        
08/03/09 2.557 2.550        
08/10/09 2.647 2.625        
08/17/09 2.637 2.652        
08/24/09 2.628 2.668        
08/31/09 2.613 2.674        
09/07/09 2.588 2.647        
09/14/09 2.577 2.634        
09/21/09 2.552 2.622        
09/28/09 2.499 2.601        
10/05/09 2.468 2.582        
10/12/09 2.489 2.600        
10/19/09 2.574 2.705        
10/26/09 2.674 2.801        
11/02/09 2.694 2.808        
11/09/09 2.666 2.801        
11/16/09 2.629 2.790        
11/23/09 2.639 2.787        
11/30/09 2.629 2.775        
12/07/09 2.634 2.772        
12/14/09 2.599 2.748        
12/21/09 2.589 2.726        
12/28/09 2.607 2.732        
01/04/10 2.665 2.797        
01/11/10 2.751 2.879        
01/18/10 2.739 2.870        
01/25/10 2.705 2.833        
02/01/10 2.661 2.781        
02/08/10 2.652 2.769        
02/15/10 2.608 2.756        
02/22/10 2.655 2.832        
03/01/10 2.702 2.861        
03/08/10 2.751 2.904        
03/15/10 2.788 2.924        
03/22/10 2.819 2.946        
03/29/10 2.798 2.939        
04/05/10 2.826 3.015        
04/12/10 2.858 3.069        
04/19/10 2.860 3.074        
04/26/10 2.849 3.078        
05/03/10 2.898 3.122        
05/10/10 2.905 3.127        
05/17/10 2.864 3.094        
05/24/10 2.786 3.021        
05/31/10 2.728 2.980        
06/07/10 2.725 2.946        
06/14/10 2.701 2.928        
06/21/10 2.743 2.961        
06/28/10 2.757 2.956        
07/05/10 2.726 2.924        
07/12/10 2.718 2.903        
07/19/10 2.722 2.899        
07/26/10 2.749 2.919        
08/02/10 2.735 2.928        
08/09/10 2.783 2.991        
08/16/10 2.745 2.979        
08/23/10 2.704 2.957        
08/30/10 2.682 2.938        
09/06/10 2.682 2.931        
09/13/10 2.721 2.943        
09/20/10 2.723 2.960        
09/27/10 2.694 2.951        

SOURCES: Retail gasoline and on-highway diesel prices: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Weekly Retail Gasoline and Diesel Prices, available at http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/ as of November 2010; Jet fuel prices: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information, Fuel Cost and Consumption, available at http://www.bts.gov/programs/airline_information/ as of November 2010; Railroad fuel prices: Association of American Railroads, Index of Monthly Railroad Fuel Prices (Washington, DC: Monthly Issues), available at http://www.aar.org/~/media/aar/RailCostIndexes/MRF201009.ashx as of November 2010.