Production

As of February 16, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 85.2% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,171 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1% from last week.

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

Diesel: Midwest production is 773 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 13.2% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 80 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 60% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 210 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 6.1% from last week.

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

Supply

As of February 16, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 54.2 million barrels—0.2% less than last week's inventory level and 0.7% 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 16, the national stock level is 222.1 million barrels.

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

Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 26.0 million barrels—3.2% more than last week's inventory level and 4.0% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range for the first time since last fall.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.4 million barrels—2.9% less than last week's inventory level and 2.6% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range for the first time since last fall.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 11.6 million barrels—15.9% less than last week's inventory level and 41% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of February 16, the national inventory level is 34.7 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 996 billion cubic feet—13.2% less than last week but 87 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending February 16, the national inventory level is 1,865 billion cubic feet.

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

Additional Information

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This report was updated on February 22, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.