Production and Supply for
Nebraska and Region



Production
As of March 14, 2003


Refineries in the nation are operating at 91.3% capacity.

Gasoline:   Midwest production is at 1,896 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 1.5% from last week.

Diesel:   Midwest production is at 656 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 8.8% over last week.

Propane:   Midwest production is at 188 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 10% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



Supply
As of March 14, 2003


Gasoline:   Midwest inventory is at 50.1 million barrels--1.6% percent lower than last week's inventory and 1% lower than last month's level.  It is psychologically important to keep national stocks at 200 million barrels.  As of March 14, the national stock level is 201.1 million barrels.

Diesel:   Midwest inventory is at 19 million barrels--3.6% percent less than last week's inventory and 11.6% down from last month's level.

Propane:   Midwest inventory is at 5.4 million barrels--a decrease of 13% 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 267 billion cubic feet--19% less than last week and 413 billion cubic feet or 61% below the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)



This report was updated on March 21, 2003.

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