Production

As of January 18, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 86.5% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,303 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.5% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 836 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.5% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 83 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.7% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 36 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 12.2% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 206 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 8.4% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 18, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 51.8 million barrels—1.4% more than last week's inventory level and 5.1% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just below the bottom boundary of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of January 18, the national stock level is 220.3 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 21.5 million barrels—0.9% less than last week's inventory level but 3.9% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the bottom half of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.9 million barrels—1.7% more than last week's inventory level but 6.4% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the bottom half of 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 4.4% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the bottom half of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 16.9 million barrels—9.6% less than last week's inventory level and 14.2% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of January 18, the national inventory level is 45.4 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,402 billion cubic feet—5.4% less than last week but 59 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending January 18, the national inventory level is 2,536 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on January 25, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.