Production and Supply for
Nebraska and Region



Production
As of October 10, 2003


Refineries in the nation are operating at 90.8% capacity.

Gasoline:   Midwest production is 1,954 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 3.6% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel:  Midwest production is 614 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 15% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil:  Midwest production is 151 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 6.8% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:  Midwest production is 182 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 9% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



Supply
As of October 10, 2003


Gasoline:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 48 million barrels--2.6% lower than last week's inventory and 4.6% lower than last month's level with inventory levels remaining below the normal range.  The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels.  As of October 10, the national stock level is 194.6 million barrels.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel:   Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 21.3 million barrels--1.9% higher than last week's inventory but 7.4% lower than last month's level with distillate inventory levels approaching the bottom of the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil:   Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 7 million barrels--unchanged from last week's inventory level and 11.4% lower than last month's level with distillate inventory levels approaching the bottom of the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:   Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 22.1 million barrels--0.9% (or 200,000 barrels) higher than last week with inventory levels remaining below the normal range.  As of October 10, the national inventory level is 65.8 million barrels.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Natural Gas:   The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,758 billion cubic feet--2.8% more than last week but 27 billion cubic feet or 1.5% below the 5-year average.  As of October 10, the national inventory level is 2,944 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 56 billion cubic feet between now and the end of October.
(Source:  Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)



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This report was updated on October 21, 2003.

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