Production and Supply for
Nebraska and Region



Production
As of October 7, 2005


Refineries in the nation are operating at 74.9% capacity.

Gasoline:  Midwest production is 2,160 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 1.6% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel:  Midwest production is 713 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 5.3% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil:  Midwest production is 180 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 20% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:  Midwest production is 197 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 0.5% (or 1,000 barrels per day) from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



Supply
As of October 7, 2005


Gasoline:   Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 50.9 million barrels--no change from last week's inventory level but 0.8% (or 400,000 barrels) more than last month's level with inventory levels in the normal range.  The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels.  As of October 7, the national stock level is 192.8 million barrels.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 20.3 million barrels--0.5% (or 100,000 barrels) more than last week's inventory level but 11% less than last month's level with distillate inventory levels just under the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 7 million barrels--2.8% less than last week's inventory level and 11.4% less than last month's level with distillate inventory levels just under the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 24 million barrels--0.4% (100,000 barrels) more than last week's inventory level and 1.7% more than last month's level with inventory levels in the normal range.  As of October 7, the national inventory level is 67.4 million barrels.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Natural Gas:  The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,774 billion cubic feet--2.4% more than last week and 8 billion cubic feet above the 5-year average.  For the week ending October 7, the national inventory level is 2,987 billion cubic feet.  Close to 3 trillion cubic feet is generally considered to be adequate for winter demand.  This would require an injection of 13 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 14, 2005.  Typically, there is one week between updates.

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