Production

As of November 16, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 87% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 1,981 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 7% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 841 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.3% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 42 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 18% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 44 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 19% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 191 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.8% from last week.

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

Supply

As of November 16, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 47.4 million barrels—0.6% more than last week's inventory level but no change from 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 16, the national stock level is 195.2 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 18.9 million barrels—3.1% less than last week's inventory level and 7.4% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 4.8 million barrels—14.3% less than last week's inventory level and 15.8% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.3 million barrels—8% 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 bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 22.6 million barrels—2.2% less than last week's inventory level and 2.6% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of November 16, the national inventory level is 61.2 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,991 billion cubic feet—0.6% less than last week but 87 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending November 16, the national inventory level is 3,540 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on November 26, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.