Production and Supply for
Nebraska and Region



Production
As of April 4, 2003


Refineries in the nation are operating at 94.5% capacity.

Gasoline:   Midwest production is at 1,882 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 2.8% from last week.

Diesel:   Midwest production is at 610 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 5.6% over last week.

Propane:   Midwest production is at 222 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 11% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



Supply
As of April 4, 2003


Gasoline:   Midwest inventory is at 50.1 million barrels--2.5% percent higher than last week's inventory but 1.6% lower than last month's level.  It is psychologically important to keep national stocks at 200 million barrels.  As of April 4, the national stock level is 202.2 million barrels.

Diesel:   Midwest inventory is at 19.6 million barrels--2.1% percent higher than last week's inventory and only 0.5% down from last month's level.

Propane:   Midwest inventory is at 5.9 million barrels--9.3% higher than the last three weeks although inventory levels remain 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 298 billion cubic feet--2.3% less than last week and 301 billion cubic feet or 50.3% below the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)



This report was updated on April 11, 2003.

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