Production

As of November 23, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 89.4% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,038 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 822 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.3% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 58 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 38% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 55 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 25% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 190 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.5% from last week.

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

Supply

As of November 23, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 47.8 million barrels—0.8% more than last week's inventory level and 1.1% 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 November 23, the national stock level is 196.6 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 19.5 million barrels—3.2% more than last week's inventory level but 5.3% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.2 million barrels—8.3% more than last week's inventory level but 5.5% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.2 million barrels—4.4% less than last week's inventory level and 15.4% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 22.4 million barrels—0.9% less than last week's inventory level and 2.6% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom of the normal range. As of November 23, 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 1,977 billion cubic feet—0.7% less than last week but 95 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending November 23, the national inventory level is 3,528 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on November 29, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.