Production

As of December 28, 2007

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,219 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 6.8% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 916 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.7% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 80 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5.3% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 42 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 4.6% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 212 thousand barrels per day—no change from last week.

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

Supply

As of December 28, 2007

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 49.3 million barrels—1.9% more than last week's inventory level and 1.2% 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 December 28, the national stock level is 207.8 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20.7 million barrels—4% more than last week's inventory level and 7.3% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is inside the bottom boundary of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 6.3 million barrels—12.5% more than last week's inventory level and 18.9% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is inside 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—4.2% less than last week's inventory level but no change from last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is inside the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 19.7 million barrels—4.4% less than last week's inventory level and 8.4% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of December 28, the national inventory level is 54.4 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,604 billion cubic feet—3.2% less than last week but 52 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending December 28, the national inventory level is 2,921 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on January 4, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.