Production

As of March 2, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 85.8% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 1,955 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 8.5% from last week.

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

Diesel: Midwest production is 831 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.2% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 47 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 42% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 226 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 9.7% from last week.

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

Supply

As of March 2 , 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 54.7 million barrels—1.4% less than last week's inventory level but 0.7% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the top of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of March 2, the national stock level is 216.4 million barrels.

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

Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.8 million barrels—1.6% more than last week's inventory level but 1.6% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.4 million barrels—5.6% less than last week's inventory level and 2.9% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 10 million barrels—2.9% less than last week's inventory level and 28% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the bottom of the normal range. As of March 2, the national inventory level is 28.7 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 820 billion cubic feet—8.7% less than last week but 70 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending March 2, the national inventory level is 1,631 billion cubic feet.

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

Additional Information

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This report was updated on March 8, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.