Production

As of February 22, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 84.7% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,240 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.2% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 825 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.5% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 89 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.1% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 37 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 40% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 213 thousand barrels per day—no change from last week.

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

Supply

As of February 22, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 57 million barrels—1.8% more than last week's inventory level and 4.8% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of February 22, the national stock level is 232.6 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 21.4 million barrels—0.9% more than last week's inventory level but 4.9% less 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—6.9% more than last week's inventory level and 3.3% 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 2.7 million barrels—3.6% less than last week's inventory level but 3.6% 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 9.7 million barrels—9.4% less than last week's inventory level and 28% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is on the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of February 22, the national inventory level is 31.6 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 852 billion cubic feet—10.5% less than last week but 42 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending February 22, the national inventory level is 1,619 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on February 28, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.