Production

As of October 12, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 87.3% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,018 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 736 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.1% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 66 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 19% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 53 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 18% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 175 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 8% from last week.

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

Supply

As of October 12, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 48.1 million barrels—0.4% more than last week's inventory level and 0.2% 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 October 12 the national stock level is 195.8 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20.8 million barrels—1.4% less than last week's inventory level and 4.2% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.3 million barrels—3.9% more than last week's inventory level but no change from last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.7 million barrels—no change from the last three weeks' inventory level and no change from last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 22.9 million barrels—3% less than last week's inventory level but no change from last month's level. This week's inventory level is close to the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of October 12, the national inventory level is 60.4 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,932 billion cubic feet—1.3% more than last week and 78 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending October 12, the national inventory level is 3,375 billion cubic feet. Close to three trillion cubic feet by November 1 is considered adequate for winter demand under most conditions.

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

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This report was updated on October 19, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.