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Contracting volume is being described as 'enormous' as a result of weakening crude prices. The current state of the energy market has led to a bevvy of activity in Harry Cooney’s office. He is the Manager of Energy Customer Risk Management for GROWMARK.

AAA reporting Illinois average gas prices this week at $2.19 per gallon, down 10 cents from a week ago, 28 cents from a month ago and 40 cents lower from a year ago. Diesel in Illinois is averaging $2.90 a gallon in Illinois, which is 21 cents lower than a month ago, according to AAA.