Production

As of March 7, 2008

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,443 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.2% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 745 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 9.8% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 84 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 6.3% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 33 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 10% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 196 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 9.7% from last week.

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

Supply

As of March 7, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 59.6 million barrels—4.4% more than last week's inventory level and 6.4% 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 March 7, the national stock level is 236 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.5 million barrels—4.7% more than last week's inventory level and 15.6% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 5.7 million barrels—8.1% less than last week's inventory level and 1.7% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.5 million barrels—10.7% less than last week's inventory level and 10.7% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 8 million barrels—7% less than last week's inventory level and 25.2% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is below the normal range. As of March 7, the national inventory level is 27.6 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 706 billion cubic feet—7.1% less than last week but 30 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending March 7, the national inventory level is 1,398 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on March 13, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.