Production

As of January 26, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 87.1% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,386 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.5% from last week.

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

Diesel: Midwest production is 1,110 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 23% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 54 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 8.5% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 187 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.5% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 26, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 54.6 million barrels—0.6% less than last week's inventory level but no change from 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 January 26, the national stock level is 224.6 million barrels.

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

Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 25 million barrels—5% more than last week's inventory level and 9.7% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just below the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.6 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level and no change from last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just below the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 19.6 million barrels—3.9% less than last week's inventory level and 13.3% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of January 26, the national inventory level is 51.5 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,465 billion cubic feet—7.6% less than last week but 283 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending January 26, the national inventory level is 2,571 billion cubic feet.

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

Additional Information

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Monthly Prices

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Grand Island Grand Island
Kearney Kearney
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Norfolk Norfolk
North Platte North Platte
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This report was updated on February 1, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.