Production

As of June 22, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 89.4% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,303 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 828 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 10.4% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 57 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 40% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 18 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 50% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 198 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 4.8% from last week.

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

Supply

As of June 22, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 49.6 million barrels—0.4% more than last week's inventory level and 3.1% more 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 June 22, the national stock level is 202.6 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20.3 million barrels—1.9% less than last week's inventory level but 1.5% more 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 5.8 million barrels—1.7% less than last week's inventory level and 7.9% 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)

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.9 million barrels—3.3% less than last week's inventory level and 14.7% 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 16 million barrels—8.1% more than last week's inventory level and 14.3% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. The Energy Information Administration estimates 25 million barrels in storage by the end of September to be a benchmark for the Midwest. As of June 22, the national inventory level is 42 million barrels. Industry observers believe a 60-million-barrel level for national inventory is adequate prior to the start of the heating season.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,224 billion cubic feet—5.8% more than last week and 136 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending June 22, the national inventory level is 2,443 billion cubic feet. Close to three trillion cubic feet is generally considered to be adequate for winter demand. To reach three trillion cubic feet, 557 billion cubic feet would have to be injected into storage between now and the end of October.

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

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This report was updated on June 28, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.