Production

As of February 15, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 83.5% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,291 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 821 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 6.7% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 90 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 36% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 62 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 48% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 213 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.9% from last week.

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

Supply

As of February 15, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 56 million barrels—3.7% more than last week's inventory level and 4.1% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is on the upper boundary of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of February 15, the national stock level is 230.3 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 21.2 million barrels—4.5% less than last week's inventory level but 0.5% 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 5.8 million barrels—1.8% more than last week's inventory level but no change from 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 2.8 million barrels—3.5% less than last week's inventory level but 12% more 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 10.7 million barrels—10.1% less than last week's inventory level and 29.6% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is on the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of February 15, the national inventory level is 34 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 952 billion cubic feet—11.2% less than last week but 52 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending February 15, the national inventory level is 1,770 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on February 21, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.