Production

As of November 24, 2006

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,065 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.8% from last week.

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

Diesel: Midwest production is 832 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.8% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 96 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 92% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 180 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 6.7% from last week.

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

Supply

As of November 24, 2006

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 49.9 million barrels—0.6% more than last week's inventory level but 3.7% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just below the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of November 24, the national stock level is 201.1 million barrels.

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

Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 19.9 million barrels—4.3% less than last week's inventory level and 2% 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 3.9 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 4.9% 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)

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24 million barrels—1.6% less than last week's inventory level and 2.4% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of November 24, the national inventory level is 69.7 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,936 billion cubic feet—1.5% less than last week but 62 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending November 24, the national inventory level is 3,417 billion cubic feet.

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

Additional Information

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This report was updated on December 5, 2006. Typically, there is one week between updates.