Production and Supply for
Nebraska and Region



Production
As of October 21, 2005


Refineries in the nation are operating at 80.7% capacity.

Gasoline:  Midwest production is 2,183 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 1.7% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel:  Midwest production is 795 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 6.9% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil:  Midwest production is 222 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 2.3% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:  Midwest production is 197 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 4.2% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



Supply
As of October 21, 2005


Gasoline:   Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 49.5 million barrels--2.9% less than last week's inventory level and 2.8% less 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 21, the national stock level is 195.9 million barrels.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 18.1 million barrels--3.2% less than last week's inventory level and 10.4% less than last month's level with distillate inventory levels remaining below the normal range. 
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 6.6 million barrels--1.5% less than last week's inventory level and 8.3% less than last month's level with distillate inventory levels remaining below the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 23.8 million barrels--no change from last week's inventory level but 0.4% (or 100,000 barrels) less than last month's level with inventory levels in the normal range.  As of October 21, the national inventory level is 68.1 million barrels.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Natural Gas:  The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,868 billion cubic feet--2.7% more than last week and 40 billion cubic feet above the 5-year average.  For the week ending October 21, the national inventory level is 3,139 billion cubic feet.  Close to 3 trillion cubic feet by the end of October 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 27, 2005.  Typically, there is one week between updates.

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