Production

As of October 19, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 87.1% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,020 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.1% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 726 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.4% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 71 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 7.6% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 48 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 9.4% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 177 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.1% from last week.

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

Supply

As of October 19, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 47.7 million barrels—0.8% less than last week's inventory level but 1.3% 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 19, the national stock level is 193.8 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 19.6 million barrels—5.8% less than last week's inventory level and 8.4% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.3 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 8.2% higher than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.5 million barrels—7.4% less than last week's inventory level and 7.4% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 23.4 million barrels—2.2% more than last week's inventory level and 0.9% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of October 19, the national inventory level is 61 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,970 billion cubic feet—2% more than last week and 87 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending October 19, the national inventory level is 3,443 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 25, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.