State and Regional
Supply and Production



Supply
As of February 14, 2003


Diesel:  Midwest inventory is at 21.5 million barrels--2% percent less than the previous week's inventory and 12% down from the previous month's level.

Gasoline:   Midwest inventory is at 50.6 million barrels--2% percent lower than the previous week's inventory and 4% lower than the previous month's level.  It is psychologically important to keep national stocks at 200 million barrels.  As of February 14, the national stock level is 211.2 million barrels.

Heating Oil:  Midwest inventory is at 6.7 million barrels--3% percent lower than the previous week's inventory and 14% less than the previous month's level.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Natural Gas:  The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is at 594 billion cubic feet--326 billion cubic feet below the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:  Midwest inventory is at 9.9 million barrels--a decrease of 6% from the previous week keeping inventory levels at the lower limit of the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



Production
As of February 14, 2003


Refineries in the nation are operating at 88.8% capacity.

Diesel:   Midwest production is at 619 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 2% over the previous week.

Gasoline:  Midwest production is at 1,963 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 2% over the previous week.

Heating Oil:  Midwest production is at 218 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 19% over the previous week.

Propane:  Midwest production is at 207 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 5% from the previous week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



This report was updated on February 21, 2003.

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