Production and Supply for
Nebraska and Region



Production
As of March 7, 2003


Refineries in the nation are operating at 90.3% capacity.

Gasoline:  Midwest production is at 1,925 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 1.9% over last week.

Diesel:   Midwest production is at 603 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 1.3% over last week.

Propane:   Midwest production is at 171 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 20% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



Supply
As of March 7, 2003


Gasoline:   Midwest inventory is at 50.9 million barrels--1.6% percent higher than last week's inventory and 1.4% lower than last month's level.  It is psychologically important to keep national stocks at 200 million barrels.  As of March 7, the national stock level is 202 million barrels.

Diesel:   Midwest inventory is at 19.7 million barrels--2.5% percent less than last week's inventory and 10.1% down from last month's level.

Propane:   Midwest inventory is at 6.2 million barrels--a decrease of 15% from last week keeping inventory levels below the normal range. 
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Natural Gas:   The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is at 331 billion cubic feet--18% less than last week and 417 billion cubic feet or 56% below the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)



This report was updated on March 14, 2003.

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