Production

As of January 25, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 85% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,330 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.2% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 847 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.3% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 71 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 14.5% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 55 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 53% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 235 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 14.1% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 25, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 53.8 million barrels—3.9% more than last week's inventory level and 5.9% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of January 25, the national stock level is 223.9 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% less than last week's inventory level but no change from last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.8 million barrels—1.7% less than last week's inventory level and 6.5% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.5 million barrels—13.6% more than last week's inventory level but 3.9% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 15.2 million barrels—10.1% less than last week's inventory level and 23% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of January 25, the national inventory level is 42.4 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,257 billion cubic feet—10.3% less than last week but 36 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending January 25, the national inventory level is 2,262 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on January 31, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.