Production

As of April 27, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 88.3% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,040 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.7% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 769 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.4% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 144 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 22% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 72 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 50% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 202 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 5.2% from last week.

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

Supply

As of April 27, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 46.4 million barrels—0.6% less than last week's inventory level and 3.3% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level fell farther below the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of April 27, the national stock level is 193.1 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20 million barrels—1% more than last week's inventory level but 0.5% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper region of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 6 million barrels—5.3% more than last week's inventory level and 9.1% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper region of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.4 million barrels—8.1% less than last week's inventory level and 10.5% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper region of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 9.7 million barrels—6.6% more than last week's inventory level and 11.5% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of April 27, the national inventory level is 27.9 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 716 billion cubic feet—7.8% more than last week and 58 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending April 27, the national inventory level is 1,651 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on May 4, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.