Production

As of November 3, 2006

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 88.1% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,061 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.9% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel: Midwest production is 861 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.6% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 69 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 21% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane: Midwest production is 206 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1% from last week.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Supply

As of November 3, 2006

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 51.8 million barrels—3% more than last week's inventory level but 4.8% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of November 3, the national stock level is 204 million barrels.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20.3 million barrels—8.1% less than last week's inventory level and 16% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is below the normal range.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 4.1 million barrels—10.8% more than last week's inventory level and 21% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is below the normal range.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.6 million barrels—3.5% less than last week's inventory level and 6.8% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of November 3, the national inventory level is 71.5 million barrels.

(Source: Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Energy Information Administration)

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,966 billion cubic feet—0.5% less than last week but 74 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending November 3, the national inventory level is 3,445 billion cubic feet.

(Source: Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report, Energy Information Administration)

Additional Information

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Monthly Prices

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Norfolk Norfolk
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This report was updated on November 9, 2006. Typically, there is one week between updates.