Production

As of March 23, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 87% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 1,968 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.6% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 749 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.5% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 132 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 15% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 68 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 10.5% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 198 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.5% from last week.

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

Supply

As of March 23, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 52.8 million barrels—0.6% more than last week's inventory level and 3.5% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of March 23, the national stock level is 210.2 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 18.4 million barrels—2.1% less than last week's inventory level and 3.7% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.6 million barrels—3.7% more than last week's inventory level but 1.8% 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 3.2 million barrels—5.9% less than last week's inventory level and 5.9% 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 8.5 million barrels—6.6% less than last week's inventory level and 15% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of March 23, the national inventory level is 25.2 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 677 billion cubic feet—5.7% less than last week but 76 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending March 23, the national inventory level is 1,511 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on March 30, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.