Production and Supply for
Refineries in the nation are operating at 94.7% capacity.
Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,041 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 5.5% from last week.
Diesel: Midwest production is 661 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 2% from last week.
Propane: Midwest production is 191 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 2% from last week.
Gasoline: Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 49.6 million barrels--1.4% lower than last week's inventory and 4.6% lower than last month's level. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of August 29, the national stock level is 191.9 million barrels.
Diesel: Midwest inventory is 22.8 million barrels--7% higher than last week's inventory and 1.3% lower than last month's level with inventory levels moving into the normal range.
inventory (or PADD II) is 19.9 million barrels--4%
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 29, the national inventory level is 62.7 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 1,418 billion cubic feet--4% more than last week
but 105 billion cubic feet or 6.9% below the 5-year average. As of August 29, the
national inventory level is 2,389 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 611 billion cubic feet between now and the end of October.
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This report was updated on September 5, 2003.