Production

As of February 9, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 86.6% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,149 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 4.9% from last week.

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

Diesel: Midwest production is 891 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.5% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 50 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 18% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 198 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.1% from last week.

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

Supply

As of February 9, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 54.3 million barrels—2.2% less than last week's inventory level and 1.1% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of February 9, the national stock level is 225.2 million barrels.

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

Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 25.2 million barrels—3.7% more than last week's inventory level and 2.9% 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 3.5 million barrels—2.9% more than last week's inventory level but 2.8% less 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)

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 13.8 million barrels—16% less than last week's inventory level and 32% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range. As of February 9, the national inventory level is 40.5 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,147 billion cubic feet—13.5% less than last week but 151 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending February 9, the national inventory level is 2,088 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 February 16, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.