Production and Supply for
Nebraska and Region



Production
As of March 17, 2006


Refineries in the nation are operating at 86.7% capacity.

Gasoline:  Midwest production is 1,922 thousand barrels per day--a decrease of 1.7% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel:  Midwest production is 622 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 0.2% (or 100,000 barrels per day) from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil:  Midwest production is 214 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 3.4% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:  Midwest production is 198 thousand barrels per day--an increase of 2.6% from last week.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)



Supply
As of March 17, 2006


Gasoline:   Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 54 million barrels--0.7% (or 400,000 barrels) less than last week's inventory level and 2.2% less than last month's level with inventory levels above the normal range.  The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels.  As of March 17, the national stock level is 221.6 million barrels.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 25 million barrels--0.8% (or 200,000 barrels) less than last week's inventory level but 5.5% more than last month's level with distillate inventory levels above the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 6.8 million barrels--9.7% more than last week's inventory level but no change from last month's level with distillate inventory levels above the normal range.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane:  Midwest inventory (or PADD II) is 11.6 million barrels--0.9% (or 100,000 barrels) more than last week's inventory level but 8.7% less than last month's level with inventory levels above the normal range.  As of March 17, the national inventory level is 30.9 million barrels.
(Source:  Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Natural Gas:  The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 934 billion cubic feet--1.8% less than last week but 398 billion cubic feet above the 5-year average.  For the week ending March 17, the national inventory level is 1,809 billion cubic feet.
(Source:  Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)



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This report was updated on March 23, 2006.  Typically, there is one week between updates.

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