Production

As of December 21, 2007

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 88.1% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,078 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.05% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 892 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.8% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 76 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.7% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 44 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 7.3% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 212 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 7.1% from last week.

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

Supply

As of December 21, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 48.4 million barrels—2% less than last week's inventory level and 0.2% 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 December 21, the national stock level is 205.9 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 19.9 million barrels—1.5% less than last week's inventory level but 1% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just below the bottom boundary of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.6 million barrels—3.7% more than last week's inventory level and 1.8% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just below the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.4 million barrels—9.1% more than last week's inventory level but no change from last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just below the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20.6 million barrels—1% less than last week's inventory level and 5.5% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of December 21, the national inventory level is 56.1 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,657 billion cubic feet—5.7% less than last week but 46 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending December 21, the national inventory level is 3,008 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on December 28, 2007. Typically, there is one week between updates.