Production and Supply for
Nebraska and Region



Production
As of March 28, 2003


Refineries in the nation are operating at 93.5% capacity.

Gasoline:   Midwest production is at 1,937 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 0.6% from last week.

Diesel:   Midwest production is at 646 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 1.8% over last week.

Propane:   Midwest production is at 200 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 2.4% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



Supply
As of March 28, 2003


Gasoline:   Midwest inventory is at 48.9 million barrels--1% percent lower than last week's inventory and 2.4% lower than last month's level.  It is psychologically important to keep national stocks at 200 million barrels.  As of March 28, the national stock level is 200.7 million barrels.

Diesel:   Midwest inventory is at 19.2 million barrels--3.5% percent lower than last week's inventory and 5% down from last month's level.

Propane:   Midwest inventory remained at 5.4 million barrels--no change from the last two weeks 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 305 billion cubic feet--10% more than last week and 290 billion cubic feet or 49% below the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)



This report was updated on April 4, 2003.

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