Table 22. Average price of natural gas sold to commercial consumers, State, 2001-2003;

Table 22. Average price of natural gas sold to commercial consumers, State, 2001-2003; – dollars per thousand cubic feet

Table 22. Average Price of Natural Gas Sold to Commercial Consumers, by

State, 2001-2003

(Dollars per Thousand Cubic Feet)

2003

State YTD YTD YTD August July June

2003 2002 2001

Alabama 9.76 8.96 10.54 10.91 9.85 11.05

Alaska 3.32 3.16 3.05 3.11 3.05 2.84

Arizona 7.60 8.66 7.61 7.81 7.56 7.58

Arkansas 7.33 6.97 8.36 9.48 9.47 9.72

California NA 5.77 11.37 7.57 7.85 7.79

Colorado 5.25 4.85 8.36 6.92 7.00 6.81

Connecticut 10.81 NA 8.37 10.63 7.08 11.02

Delaware 8.70 9.67 10.16 9.63 9.49 10.28

District of Columbia NA 10.49 12.55 11.35 11.60 11.80

Florida 11.10 7.78 11.42 11.11 11.51 11.71

Georgia 9.99 8.18 10.13 11.16 12.05 12.23

Hawaii 19.50 17.56 17.54 19.31 19.13 19.97

Idaho 6.35 8.29 7.28 8.42 7.70 6.64

Illinois 8.33 5.78 9.93 10.27 10.92 11.08

Indiana 8.68 6.68 9.36 9.78 10.23 10.67

Iowa 7.69 5.14 8.39 8.13 9.67 9.14

Kansas NA 7.13 8.91 NA 10.87 9.63

Kentucky 8.08 7.03 9.71 11.36 10.64 10.49

Louisiana NA 6.49 9.36 8.52 8.92 9.19

Maine 10.98 NA 10.92 11.43 11.58 11.4

Maryland 8.08 6.82 11.01 7.94 8.00 8.23

Massachusetts 10.80 8.42 11.81 11.10 10.95 10.65

Michigan 6.59 5.95 5.30 8.49 8.97 8.23

Minnesota 7.75 NA 8.67 7.47 7.43 8.61

Mississippi NA 6.04 9.03 6.78 7.62 7.66

Missouri 8.32 6.92 10.30 10.47 10.30 10.00

Montana 6.59 5.45 7.47 9.29 9.09 7.62

Nebraska 6.90 4.80 8.29 5.41 7.17 7.24

Nevada 7.22 7.68 7.58 7.25 7.24 7.16

New Hampshire NA 8.06 11.75 11.76 13.23 14.09

New Jersey 8.50 5.85 8.31 6.14 9.15 8.42

New Mexico 6.74 4.25 7.43 7.69 7.88 6.94

New York 8.87 6.29 10.81 7.69 8.25 9.09

North Carolina 9.19 6.89 10.83 11.33 11.27 11.18

North Dakota 6.94 NA 8.38 7.55 8.31 8.03

Ohio 8.01 6.14 9.32 8.30 8.97 9.06

Oklahoma 7.94 7.30 9.19 10.02 10.40 9.87

Oregon 7.69 9.11 7.65 8.02 7.92 7.36

Pennsylvania 9.10 7.23 11.13 9.23 10.02 9.97

Rhode Island 9.96 10.14 10.59 12.80 10.77 11.88

South Carolina 9.94 7.72 10.73 9.86 9.87 10.25

South Dakota 7.10 5.09 8.49 7.92 8.46 8.37

Tennessee 8.39 7.02 9.97 8.99 9.32 8.74

Texas 7.51 5.32 7.35 6.77 7.71 7.88

Utah 5.50 5.17 7.08 7.09 7.13 5.54

Vermont 7.83 8.32 7.74 8.19 8.29 8.07

Virginia NA 6.85 10.03 10.16 11.12 10.09

Washington NA 8.71 8.67 NA NA (R) 7.62

West Virginia NA 7.52 6.62 NA NA 7.56

Wisconsin 8.19 5.85 8.61 8.24 8.26 8.65

Wyoming 5.15 5.00 9.01 7.68 7.90 6.59

Total 8.21 6.44 9.18 8.19 8.76 (R) 8.87

2003

State May April March February January

Alabama 11.68 11.57 10.00 8.80 8.70

Alaska 3.22 3.30 3.79 3.77 3.39

Arizona 7.56 7.37 7.72 7.63 7.59

Arkansas 9.69 8.48 7.03 6.09 6.20

California 7.37 8.72 8.73 8.18 NA

Colorado 6.68 6.72 5.10 4.10 4.16

Connecticut 11.95 11.85 13.35 9.57 10.08

Delaware 9.93 9.12 9.29 8.26 7.61

District of Columbia 11.63 12.28 13.41 12.13 NA

Florida 11.71 11.70 12.54 10.15 9.56

Georgia 11.16 11.05 11.40 8.97 8.09

Hawaii 20.63 20.34 19.55 18.65 18.59

Idaho 6.44 6.42 6.09 6.05 6.03

Illinois 9.81 9.21 9.50 7.19 6.99

Indiana 9.58 10.18 9.79 7.82 7.73

Iowa 8.34 8.50 8.50 6.90 6.78

Kansas 9.92 9.52 7.67 7.29 6.80

Kentucky 10.22 9.48 8.09 7.28 6.99

Louisiana 8.68 8.22 NA NA 8.03

Maine 17.75 11.53 11.11 9.76 10.13

Maryland 8.30 8.21 8.95 7.85 7.57

Massachusetts 11.53 13.18 11.56 10.76 8.80

Michigan 7.34 6.92 6.55 6.07 6.03

Minnesota 7.27 7.29 10.22 7.28 6.66

Mississippi 7.65 7.56 NA NA 7.54

Missouri 9.60 8.95 8.14 7.81 7.52

Montana 6.84 6.99 6.37 6.10 5.87

Nebraska 6.50 7.49 8.12 6.57 6.15

Nevada 7.21 7.34 7.06 7.34 7.19

New Hampshire 11.39 9.73 9.26 9.04 NA

New Jersey 13.38 7.71 9.98 8.09 7.57

New Mexico 6.76 7.68 7.25 6.28 5.75

New York 9.45 9.65 9.99 8.51 8.13

North Carolina 10.73 10.13 9.41 8.07 8.02

North Dakota 7.13 6.89 8.80 6.25 5.78

Ohio 8.18 9.18 8.31 7.93 7.11

Oklahoma 9.46 8.58 7.73 7.63 6.87

Oregon 7.32 7.72 7.77 7.74 7.76

Pennsylvania 10.18 9.62 9.48 8.83 8.16

Rhode Island 10.46 10.90 9.35 9.34 9.43

South Carolina 9.90 10.74 11.37 9.52 8.90

South Dakota 7.39 7.90 7.89 6.59 6.04

Tennessee 7.93 8.74 9.61 8.52 7.13

Texas (R) 7.59 7.89 (R) 8.68 (R) 7.90 (R) 6.31

Utah 4.98 4.76 5.57 5.34 5.66

Vermont 7.89 7.81 7.74 7.78 7.79

Virginia 10.73 9.93 11.28 NA 7.76

Washington 7.40 6.71 6.68 6.69 6.67

West Virginia NA NA NA 7.27 7.13

Wisconsin 7.39 8.17 10.29 7.66 7.30

Wyoming 5.55 4.65 4.88 4.66 4.59

Total (R) 8.69 8.74 8.95 (R) 7.81 7.31

2002

State Total December November October

Alabama 8.99 8.69 9.20 9.62

Alaska 3.03 2.92 2.77 2.71

Arizona 8.45 7.68 8.01 8.20

Arkansas 6.96 6.91 6.93 6.76

California 5.99 7.35 6.94 5.77

Colorado 4.58 3.94 4.15 4.06

Connecticut NA 8.74 8.39 7.79

Delaware 9.40 8.15 8.84 10.07

District of Columbia 10.44 10.09 10.69 10.19

Florida 7.98 8.71 8.49 8.06

Georgia 8.05 7.31 7.46 8.78

Hawaii 17.81 18.89 17.42 18.55

Idaho 7.73 6.12 6.59 6.72

Illinois 6.19 6.75 6.93 6.89

Indiana 6.74 6.97 6.76 6.21

Iowa 5.48 6.09 6.01 5.92

Kansas 7.07 6.97 6.34 7.63

Kentucky 7.07 6.92 7.23 7.24

Louisiana 6.83 7.92 7.99 7.47

Maine NA 9.01 9.41 8.45

Maryland 6.86 7.19 6.84 6.81

Massachusetts 8.63 10.93 (R) 8.97 (R) 6.01

Michigan 6.05 6.22 6.01 6.51

Minnesota NA 6.24 6.20 5.36

Mississippi NA 6.71 NA 6.62

Missouri 7.08 7.43 7.23 7.55

Montana 5.28 5.05 4.69 4.69

Nebraska 5.02 5.88 5.52 4.88

Nevada 7.66 7.47 7.77 7.76

New Hampshire 8.07 8.83 8.21 7.21

New Jersey 6.29 7.25 7.08 7.24

New Mexico 4.53 5.25 4.90 4.83

New York (R) 6.44 7.56 (R) 6.59 6.41

North Carolina 7.15 7.67 7.85 7.33

North Dakota NA 5.16 4.92 4.01

Ohio 6.31 6.71 6.67 6.62

Oklahoma 7.28 7.16 7.07 7.67

Oregon 8.83 7.78 7.76 8.69

Pennsylvania 7.44 7.99 7.92 7.77

Rhode Island 10.05 9.28 10.09 10.03

South Carolina 7.89 8.66 8.58 7.47

South Dakota 5.25 6.17 5.24 4.87

Tennessee 7.12 7.37 7.24 7.44

Texas NA 6.36 NA 6.23

Utah 5.21 5.57 5.33 4.57

Vermont 8.20 7.80 7.81 8.08

Virginia 7.00 7.54 6.81 6.82

Washington 8.30 6.71 7.28 7.80

West Virginia 7.48 7.11 7.38 7.67

Wisconsin 6.14 7.01 7.00 5.48

Wyoming 4.77 3.59 4.07 4.23

Total 6.57 7.07 (R) 6.77 6.52

2002

State September August July June May

Alabama 9.56 9.57 9.55 9.22 9.45

Alaska 3.14 3.14 3.04 1.99 2.91

Arizona 8.09 8.09 7.99 8.03 8.16

Arkansas 7.17 6.72 6.96 6.95 7.22

California 5.40 5.29 5.44 5.36 5.63

Colorado 5.07 5.49 5.56 5.68 4.97

Connecticut 5.24 6.29 6.93 7.35 6.83

Delaware 10.50 10.73 10.83 10.67 9.77

District of Columbia 10.96 10.51 10.36 10.71 10.53

Florida 8.35 8.09 8.10 8.05 7.91

Georgia 9.59 10.25 11.20 10.46 9.46

Hawaii 18.38 17.83 18.41 18.39 17.24

Idaho 6.56 6.86 7.79 8.75 8.66

Illinois 7.74 8.21 8.61 8.91 7.36

Indiana 7.89 8.03 9.38 8.91 7.95

Iowa 6.82 7.34 7.12 6.63 5.81

Kansas 7.67 7.50 8.46 8.84 8.09

Kentucky 8.03 8.06 7.77 7.40 7.23

Louisiana 6.81 6.44 6.70 6.10 6.54

Maine 7.93 7.77 7.94 8.37 7.75

Maryland 6.39 6.26 6.60 6.77 7.19

Massachusetts 6.72 7.70 7.58 7.96 7.53

Michigan 7.51 7.44 6.97 6.56 6.10

Minnesota 5.38 NA 5.27 5.53 5.76

Mississipp 5.95 5.37 5.52 6.09 6.32

Missouri 8.11 8.46 8.46 7.58 6.97

Montana 5.64 5.86 5.86 5.67 5.27

Nebrask 4.81 4.64 4.84 5.01 5.11

Nevada 7.55 7.50 7.53 6.81 7.23

New Hmpshire 6.15 6.43 6.91 6.70 7.11

New Jersey 6.47 6.52 6.53 6.27 5.89

New Mexico 7.71 5.05 4.89 4.98 4.64

New York 5.58 5.41 5.56 6.38 6.47

North Carolina 7.66 7.83 7.84 6.85 6.53

North Dakota 4.33 NA 4.56 5.02 4.42

Ohio 6.53 6.64 6.11 6.00 5.90

Oklahoma 7.59 7.27 7.15 7.39 7.22

Oregon 9.32 9.28 9.04 9.17 8.82

Pennsylvana 7.24 7.13 7.49 7.37 7.29

Rhode Islnd 11.56 10.55 10.80 10.57 10.54

South Carolina 7.47 7.37 7.20 7.55 7.35

South Dakota 5.63 5.91 5.95 6.10 5.60

Tennessee 7.26 7.37 8.31 7.30 7.27

Texas 5.60 5.41 5.60 5.72 5.71

Utah 5.45 5.15 4.92 4.92 4.86

Vermont 8.63 8.69 8.68 8.49 8.29

Virginia 7.99 7.62 7.91 8.38 7.57

Washingon 8.09 8.03 7.92 8.34 8.79

West Vrginia 9.09 9.39 9.25 8.73 8.21

Wisconsin 5.83 5.86 6.09 6.11 5.41

Wyoming 4.92 5.59 4.91 5.06 4.87

Total 6.46 6.38 6.53 6.71 6.62

2002

State April March February January

Alabama 9.24 8.63 8.99 8.54

Alaska 3.34 3.40 3.32 3.42

Arizona 8.24 9.04 8.98 9.40

Arkansas 7.19 6.88 7.04 6.82

California 6.07 5.50 5.84 6.53

Colorado 4.83 5.04 4.18 4.91

Connecticut 7.25 5.98 NA 7.41

Delaware 9.70 9.41 9.34 9.49

District of Columbia 11.61 10.36 10.07 10.39

Florida 7.73 7.34 7.63 7.77

Georgia 9.45 7.54 7.06 6.87

Hawaii 16.97 16.92 17.03 17.58

Idaho 8.59 8.30 8.18 8.29

Illinois 5.61 5.31 5.11 5.14

Indiana 7.27 5.80 5.87 6.41

Iowa 5.21 4.98 4.69 4.72

Kansas 7.59 6.64 6.55 7.05

Kentucky 6.72 6.03 7.12 7.50

Louisiana 6.72 6.57 6.13 6.71

Maine NA 10.36 10.81 10.08

Maryland 6.73 6.74 6.61 7.24

Massachusetts 8.28 8.29 8.78 (R) 9.18

Michigan 5.82 5.91 5.88 5.63

Minnesota 5.83 5.07 4.70 4.79

Mississippi 6.43 5.49 6.14 6.44

Missouri 6.69 6.45 6.84 6.93

Montana 5.33 5.06 5.44 5.82

Nebraska 4.91 4.62 4.65 4.89

Nevada 7.02 8.07 7.81 8.28

New Hampshire 8.10 7.73 9.48 8.96

New Jersey 5.79 6.24 5.72 5.44

New Mexico 3.65 3.47 4.12 4.63

New York (R) 6.44 6.32 6.53 6.73

North Carolina 6.34 6.54 6.94 7.03

North Dakota 5.01 4.34 3.78 5.77

Ohio 5.92 5.81 6.31 6.45

Oklahoma 6.87 7.34 7.50 7.32

Oregon 9.11 9.12 9.18 9.15

Pennsylvania 7.17 7.16 7.18 7.25

Rhode Island 10.21 9.98 9.96 9.93

South Carolina 8.07 7.81 7.73 7.98

South Dakota 5.15 5.03 4.71 4.85

Tennessee 6.63 6.74 7.20 6.85

Texas 5.17 5.00 5.29 5.18

Utah 5.14 5.17 5.25 5.26

Vermont 8.29 8.23 8.30 8.23

Virginia 7.23 5.81 6.80 6.49

Washington 8.77 8.90 8.86 8.85

West Virginia 7.42 6.99 7.53 7.19

Wisconsin 6.49 5.70 5.52 5.99

Wyoming 4.90 4.92 5.15 5.01

Total (R) 6.49 6.23 6.38 6.49

(R) Revised Data.

NA Not Available.

Notes: Data through 2001 are final. All other data are preliminary

unless otherwise indicated. Geographic coverage is the 50 States and

the District of Columbia. Average prices for gas delivered to

commercial consumers reflect onsystem sales prices only except in the

States of Georgia, Maryland, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. See

Appendix A, Explanatory Note 9 for discussion of computations and

revision policy. See Table 25 for data on onsystem sales expressed as a

percentage of both total commercial and total Induatial deliveries.

Source: Form EIA-857, “Monthly Report of Natural Gas Purchases and

Deliveries to Consumers,” and Form EIA-910, “Monthly Natural Gas

Marketer Survey.”

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