Production

As of January 4, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 91.3% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,197 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 906 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.1% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 67 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 16% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 45 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 7.1% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 229 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 8% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 4, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 50.8 million barrels—3% more than last week's inventory level and 2.8% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of January 4, the national stock level is 213.1 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 21.1 million barrels—1.9% more than last week's inventory level and 4.5% more 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 6.2 million barrels—1.6% less than last week's inventory level but 14.8% more 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 2.6 million barrels—13% more than last week's inventory level and 18% more 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 19.8 million barrels—0.5% more than last week's inventory level but 4.8% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of January 4, the national inventory level is 51.2 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,511 billion cubic feet—5.8% less than last week but 7 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending January 4, the national inventory level is 2,750 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on January 22, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.