Production

As of January 5, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 91.5% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,312 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.3% from last week.

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

Diesel: Midwest production is 1,007 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 17.6% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 63 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 10.5% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 209 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.7% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 5, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 54.6 million barrels—3.2% more than last week's inventory level and 5.2% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of January 5, the national stock level is 213.3 million barrels.

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

Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 22.8 million barrels—4.6% more than last week's inventory level and 7.6% 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)

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.6 million barrels—9.1% more than last week's inventory level and 2.9% 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 22.6 million barrels—1.3% less than last week's inventory level and 2.6% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of January 5, the national inventory level is 59.8 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,712 billion cubic feet—1.6% less than last week but 241 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending January 5, the national inventory level is 3,025 billion cubic feet.

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

Additional Information

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Monthly Prices

Diesel Fuel

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Grand Island Grand Island
Kearney Kearney
Lincoln Lincoln
Norfolk Norfolk
North Platte North Platte
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This report was updated on January 18, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.