Production and Supply for
Refineries in the nation are operating at 94% capacity.
Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,114 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 7% from last week.
Diesel: Midwest production is 686 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 17.5% from last week.
Midwest production is 205 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 0.5% (or 1,000 barrels) from last week.
Gasoline: Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 51 million barrels--2% higher than last week's inventory and 1.5% lower than last month's level. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of August 15, the national stock level is 196.9 million barrels.
Diesel: Midwest inventory is 21.5 million barrels--3.6% lower than last week's inventory and 10.4% lower than last month's level.
inventory (or PADD II) is 18.7 million barrels--4.5%
higher than last week with inventory levels remaining below the normal range. The
Energy Information Administration estimates 25 million barrels
in storage by the end of September to be a benchmark for the Midwest. As of August 15, the national inventory level is 60.6 million barrels. Industry observers believe a 60-million-barrel level for national inventory is adequate prior to the start of the
The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,327 billion cubic feet--4.3% more than last week
but 104 billion cubic feet or 7.3% below the normal range. As of August 15, the
national inventory level is 2,266 billion cubic feet. Close to 3 trillion cubic feet is generally considered
to be adequate for winter demand. This would require an injection of approximately 734 billion cubic feet between now and the end of October.
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This report was updated on August 25, 2003.