Production

As of January 19, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 87.4% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,446 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 4% from last week.

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

Diesel: Midwest production is 902 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 4.8% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 59 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 39% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 188 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 6.5% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 19, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 54.9 million barrels—0.2% less than last week's inventory level but 3.8% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just above the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of January 19, the national stock level is 220.8 million barrels.

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

Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 23.8 million barrels—2.8% more than last week's inventory level and 9.2% 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—5.3% less than last week's inventory level but 9.1% 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 20.4 million barrels—6% less than last week's inventory level and 10.9% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of January 19, the national inventory level is 53.6 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,585 billion cubic feet—4.5% less than last week but 291 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending January 19, the national inventory level is 2,757 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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Columbus Columbus
Grand Island Grand Island
Kearney Kearney
Lincoln Lincoln
Norfolk Norfolk
North Platte North Platte
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This report was updated on January 26, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.