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Release Date: September 27, 2012

Table 5.23 All Sellers Sales Prices for Selected Petroleum Products, 1994-2010 (Dollars per Gallon, Excluding Taxes)
Table 5.23   All Sellers Sales Prices for Selected Petroleum Products, 1994-2010
                        (Dollars 1 per Gallon, Excluding Taxes)
Product 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Sales Prices to Resellers 2
  Motor Gasoline
0.602 0.630 0.715 0.703 0.530 0.645 0.966 0.888 0.832 1.001 1.288 1.675 1.973 2.186 2.587 1.773 2.169
    Unleaded Regular .571 .599 .689 .677 .504 .621 .946 .868 .813 .982 1.271 1.659 1.956 2.165 2.570 1.753 2.151
      Conventional 3 .565 .583 .672 .658 .484 .596 .918 .838 .794 .950 1.241 1.639 1.930 3 2.145 3 2.564 3 1.732 3 2.133
      Oxygenated 3 .627 .662 .745 .754 .575 .690 1.016 .947 .858 1.031 1.289 1.667 1.951 [3] [3] [3] [3]
      Reformulated .632 .646 .733 .725 .551 .676 1.006 .930 .856 1.058 1.339 1.708 2.022 2.215 2.583 1.799 2.187
    Unleaded Midgrade .641 .673 .760 .751 .579 .694 1.014 .945 .886 1.056 1.338 1.719 2.024 2.252 2.636 1.803 2.196
      Conventional 3 .633 .651 .737 .723 .550 .658 .977 .901 .852 1.015 1.304 1.697 1.992 3 2.235 3 2.611 3 1.777 3 2.176
      Oxygenated 3 .689 .711 .789 .791 .599 .695 1.021 .965 .885 1.043 1.305 1.682 1.999 [3] [3] [3] [3]
      Reformulated .722 .719 .802 .801 .632 .758 1.080 1.022 .952 1.150 1.410 1.790 2.127 2.311 2.730 1.903 2.275
    Unleaded Premium .696 .724 .804 .794 .618 .724 1.055 .980 .929 1.105 1.400 1.792 2.122 2.362 2.749 1.959 2.350
      Conventional 3 .686 .695 .777 .764 .587 .688 1.013 .933 .897 1.055 1.351 1.756 2.083 3 2.330 3 2.743 3 1.932 3 2.327
      Oxygenated 3 .757 .787 .851 .856 .674 .779 1.119 1.020 .952 1.131 1.390 1.761 2.049 [3] [3] [3] [3]
      Reformulated .769 .779 .851 .845 .671 .787 1.117 1.054 .986 1.189 1.467 1.844 2.181 2.407 2.757 1.994 2.376
  No. 2 Distillate .529 .536 .660 .611 .450 .538 .901 .785 .728 .891 1.178 1.727 1.999 2.208 2.975 1.727 2.216
    No. 2 Diesel Fuel .538 .546 .667 .616 .454 .552 .904 .791 .735 .891 1.191 1.754 2.029 2.230 3.013 1.730 2.219
      Ultra-Low Sulfur (<= 15 ppm 4) NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 2.258 3.022 1.742 2.222
      Low Sulfur (> 15 and <= 500 ppm 4) .542 .551 .673 .619 .457 .557 .909 .794 .738 .895 1.197 1.761 2.045 2.211 2.983 1.648 2.180
      High Sulfur (> 500 ppm 4) .519 .524 .639 .602 .437 .519 .875 .771 .712 .870 1.146 1.704 1.915 1.959 2.887 1.724 2.177
  Residual Fuel Oil .322 .366 .427 .396 .284 .355 .579 .496 .526 .675 .682 1.006 1.141 1.342 1.851 1.341 1.727
    Sulfur <= 1 5 .350 .383 .461 .424 .305 .382 .638 .542 .548 .732 .740 1.107 1.205 1.377 1.898 1.349 1.812
    Sulfur > 1 5 .298 .344 .397 .375 .271 .333 .523 .438 .502 .621 .638 .899 1.087 1.314 1.821 1.337 1.694
  Propane (Consumer Grade) .336 .354 .471 .426 .297 .354 .603 .556 .440 .615 .761 .939 1.041 1.206 1.455 .955 1.226

Sales Prices to End Users 2
  Motor Gasoline
.729 .761 .843 .831 .660 .762 1.091 1.022 .943 1.135 1.423 1.828 2.121 2.338 2.772 1.893 2.316
    Unleaded Regular .690 .721 .809 .797 .623 .728 1.063 .993 .915 1.108 1.399 1.807 2.098 2.313 2.750 1.867 2.290
      Conventional 3 .685 .714 .801 .785 .610 .708 1.044 .968 .901 1.082 1.373 1.789 2.073 3 2.297 3 2.731 3 1.842 3 2.267
      Oxygenated 3 .737 .773 .861 .887 .694 .782 1.118 1.059 .964 1.142 1.414 1.768 2.076 [3] [3] [3] [3]
      Reformulated .743 .741 .833 .822 .651 .777 1.109 1.051 .949 1.183 1.478 1.861 2.168 2.357 2.807 1.944 2.358
    Unleaded Midgrade .770 .802 .885 .880 .711 .812 1.146 1.086 1.002 1.195 1.482 1.877 2.183 2.412 2.846 1.969 2.390
      Conventional 3 .766 .793 .874 .865 .695 .787 1.122 1.052 .985 1.166 1.453 1.855 2.151 3 2.389 3 2.816 3 1.934 3 2.357
      Oxygenated 3 .821 .838 .929 .964 .763 .853 1.185 1.120 1.031 1.193 1.459 1.824 2.138 [3] [3] [3] [3]
      Reformulated .851 .829 .916 .915 .748 .869 1.197 1.156 1.042 1.277 1.569 1.945 2.273 2.476 2.936 2.077 2.494
    Unleaded Premium .852 .883 .962 .955 .786 .880 1.218 1.154 1.081 1.282 1.580 1.988 2.303 2.529 2.961 2.124 2.542
      Conventional 3 .846 .871 .950 .939 .769 .856 1.192 1.119 1.063 1.245 1.538 1.958 2.263 3 2.497 3 2.935 3 2.082 3 2.504
      Oxygenated 3 .908 .938 1.019 1.054 .845 .940 1.279 1.218 1.128 1.307 1.568 1.915 2.236 [3] [3] [3] [3]
      Reformulated .937 .914 .991 .988 .822 .931 1.267 1.217 1.116 1.355 1.660 2.043 2.373 2.584 3.004 2.196 2.607
  No. 2 Distillate .675 .673 .793 .753 .599 .678 1.044 .948 .874 1.058 1.339 1.895 2.176 2.365 3.222 1.964 2.449
    No. 2 Distillate to Residences 6 .884 .867 .989 .984 .852 .876 1.311 1.250 1.129 1.355 1.548 2.052 2.365 2.592 3.219 2.386 2.798
    No. 2 Diesel Fuel .628 .636 .757 .714 .562 .654 1.006 .912 .837 1.008 1.316 1.886 2.165 2.348 3.230 1.918 2.415
      Ultra-Low Sulfur (<= 15 ppm 4) NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 2.386 3.233 1.922 2.423
      Low Sulfur (> 15 and <= 500 ppm 4) .642 .645 .767 .719 .565 .663 1.014 .917 .841 1.014 1.325 1.899 2.183 2.317 3.232 1.913 2.381
      High Sulfur (> 500 ppm 4) .598 .614 .732 .698 .555 .620 .981 .892 .822 .986 1.281 1.833 2.084 2.187 3.187 1.865 2.308
  Residual Fuel Oil .358 .397 .464 .429 .311 .378 .609 .533 .561 .696 .725 1.041 1.212 1.376 1.944 1.340 1.729
    Sulfur <= 1 5 .403 .433 .529 .472 .356 .406 .683 .620 .612 .785 .794 1.148 1.322 1.445 2.098 1.422 1.953
    Sulfur > 1 5 .327 .376 .430 .407 .292 .366 .576 .498 .540 .651 .687 .985 1.175 1.354 1.896 1.312 1.662
  Propane (Consumer Grade) .776 .766 .886 .878 .774 .781 1.048 1.094 .958 1.150 1.307 1.530 1.727 1.888 2.245 1.777 1.976
1Prices are not adjusted for inflation.  See "Nominal Dollars" in Glossary. 6See Note 5, "Historical Residential Heating Oil Prices," at end of section for historical data.
2Sales for resale (wholesale sales) are those made to purchasers who are other than ultimate
consumers.  Sales to end users are those made directly to the ultimate consumer, including bulk
customers, such as agriculture, industry, and utilities, as well as residential and commercial customers.
NA=Not available.
3Beginning in 2007, oxygenated motor gasoline is included with conventional motor gasoline. Note:  Data for this table are not available for 2011.
4Parts per million. Web Page:  For related information, see http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/.
5Sulfur content by weight. Sources:  -  1994-2009-U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Petroleum Marketing Annual,
annual reports.  -  2010-EIA, Petroleum Marketing Monthly (April 2011); EIA, Form EIA-782A,
"Refiners'/Gas Plant Operators' Monthly Petroleum Product Sales Report"; and EIA, Form EIA-782B,
"Resellers'/Retailers' Monthly Petroleum Product Sales Report."
U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)