Production

As of March 16, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 86.3% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,041 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.6% from last week.

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

Diesel: Midwest production is 860 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.1% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 76 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 21% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 203 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 9.4% from last week.

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

Supply

As of March 16, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 52.5 million barrels—1.9% less than last week's inventory level and 5.4% 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 March 16, the national stock level is 210.5 million barrels.

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

Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.2 million barrels—5.1% less than last week's inventory level and 0.8% 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—3.0% more than last week's inventory level but 2.6% 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)

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 9.1 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 11.7% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the bottom of the normal range. As of March 16, the national inventory level is 25.9 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 718 billion cubic feet—1.4% less than last week but 76 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending March 16, the national inventory level is 1,533 billion cubic feet.

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

Additional Information

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Norfolk Norfolk
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This report was updated on March 23, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.