Production and Supply for
Nebraska and Region



Production
As of October 15, 2004


Refineries in the nation are operating at 88.2% capacity.

Gasoline:  Midwest production is 1,939 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 2.4% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel:  Midwest production is 681 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 7.4% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil:  Midwest production is 203 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 9.4% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:  Midwest production is 223 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 5.5% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



Supply
As of October 15, 2004


Gasoline:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 48.2 million barrels--4.2% lower than last week's inventory and 4.9% lower than last month's level with inventory levels falling just below the normal range.  The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels.  As of October 15, the national stock level is 199.9 million barrels.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 20.8 million barrels--9.2% lower than last week's inventory and 14.4% lower than last month's level with distillate inventory levels at the bottom of the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 6.7 million barrels--4.3% lower than last week's inventory level and 16.3% lower than last month's level with distillate inventory levels at the bottom of the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 23.5 million barrels--2.5% lower than last week's inventory level and 1.7% lower than last month's level with inventory levels in the normal range.  As of October 15, the national inventory level is 68.2 million barrels.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Natural Gas:  The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,880 billion cubic feet--2% more than last week and 75 billion cubic feet above the 5-year average.  As of October 15, the national inventory level is 3,223 billion cubic feet.  Close to 3 trillion cubic feet is generally considered to be adequate for winter demand.
(Source:  Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)



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This report was updated on October 22, 2004.

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