Production

As of February 23, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 86% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,136 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.6% from last week.

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

Diesel: Midwest production is 833 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 7.8% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 81 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.3% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 206 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.9% from last week.

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

Supply

As of February 23 , 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 55.5 million barrels—2.4% more than last week's inventory level but no change from last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the upper normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of February 23, the national stock level is 220.2 million barrels.

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

Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.4 million barrels—6.2% less than last week's inventory level but 0.4% 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—5.9% more than last week's inventory level and 5.9% 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 10.3 million barrels—11.2% less than last week's inventory level and 37% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of February 23, the national inventory level is 31.9 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 898 billion cubic feet—9.8% less than last week but 71 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending February 23, the national inventory level is 1,733 billion cubic feet.

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

Additional Information

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Kearney Kearney
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Norfolk Norfolk
North Platte North Platte
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This report was updated on March 2, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.