Production

As of October 26, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 86.2% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,000 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 782 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 7.7% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 69 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.8% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 60 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 25% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 209 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 18% from last week.

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

Supply

As of October 26, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 47.4 million barrels—0.6% less than last week's inventory level and 1% 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 October 26, the national stock level is 195.1 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20.4 million barrels—4.1% more than last week's inventory level but 3.3% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.7 million barrels—7.6% more than last week's inventory level and 11.8% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.4 million barrels—4% less than last week's inventory level and 11.1% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 23.2 million barrels—0.9% less than last week's inventory level and 1.7% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of October 26, the national inventory level is 61.9 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 2,004 billion cubic feet—1.7% more than last week and 107 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending October 26, the national inventory level is 3,509 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 November 1, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.