Production

As of May 11, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 89.5% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,095 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5.2% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 719 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 10% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 174 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 17.6% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 67 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 11.7% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 228 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 6.5% from last week.

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

Supply

As of May 11, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 46.4 million barrels—0.6% less than last week's inventory level and 0.6% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is below the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of May 11, the national stock level is 195.2 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 19.3 million barrels—3% less than last week's inventory level and 2.5% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.9 million barrels—7.3% more than last week's inventory level and 3.5% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.5 million barrels—2.9% more than last week's inventory level but 5.4% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 10.9 million barrels—18.5% more than last week's inventory level and 19.8% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the lower boundary of the normal range. As of May 11, the national inventory level is 31.5 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 838 billion cubic feet—7.9% more than last week and 96 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending May 11, the national inventory level is 1,842 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on May 17, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.