Production

As of November 2, 2007

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,056 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.8% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 845 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 8.1% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 55 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 20% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 45 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 25% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 200 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 4.3% from last week.

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

Supply

As of November 2, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 47.3 million barrels—0.2% less than last week's inventory level and 1.7% 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 November 2, the national stock level is 194.3 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20.6 million barrels—1% more than last week's inventory level but 1% 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 5.5 million barrels—3.5% less than last week's inventory level but 3.8% 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 2.6 million barrels—8.3% more than last week's inventory level but 3.7% 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 million barrels—0.9% less than last week's inventory level but 0.4% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of November 2, the national inventory level is 61.5 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 2,017 billion cubic feet—0.7% more than last week and 110 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending November 2, the national inventory level is 3,545 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 8, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.