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Table 33
Average Natural Gas Price (Per Million BTUs), 1995
Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 Hawaii $13.30 27 Illinois $4.10
2 Connecticut 6.52 28 Michigan 4.07
3 Maine 5.79 29 South Carolina 4.06
4 Massachusetts 5.70 30 Iowa 3.99
5 NEW YORK 5.50 31 Colorado 3.99
6 New Hampshire 5.49 32 Oregon 3.93
7 Pennsylvania 5.43 33 Washington 3.92
8 Vermont 5.22 34 Nebraska 3.89
9 Rhode Island 5.18 35 Alabama 3.85
10 New Jersey 4.90 36 North Dakota 3.81
11 Montana 4.84 37 Kentucky 3.78
12 Maryland 4.81 38 Minnesota 3.73
13 Arizona 4.73 39 Wyoming 3.43
14 Virginia 4.69 40 Utah 3.37
15 Ohio 4.58 41 Delaware 3.30
16 North Carolina 4.56 42 New Mexico 3.23
17 WestVirginia 4.55 43 Kansas 3.21
18 Georgia 4.53 44 Arkansas 3.06
19 California 4.43 45 Oklahoma 2.94
20 Missouri 4.36 46 Florida 2.90
21 Wisconsin 4.30 47 Mississippi 2.62
22 Tennessee 4.23 48 Texas 2.24
23 Idaho 4.20 49 Louisiana 2.00
24 South Dakota 4.17 50 Alaska 1.88
25 Nevada 4.14 U.S. Average $3.81
26 Indiana 4.11 N.Y.S. % above 44.4%
Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Admin.
Average natural gas prices for industrial users, in particular,
were 61% higher in New York than nationwide in 1995.

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