Production

As of March 14, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 83.8% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,284 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 6.5% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 696 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 6.6% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 32 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 62% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 26 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 21% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 201 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.6% from last week.

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

Supply

As of March 14, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 59 million barrels—1% less than last week's inventory level but 3.5% 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 14, the national stock level is 232.5 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 22.6 million barrels—7.8% less than last week's inventory level but 5.6% 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 6 million barrels—5.3% more than last week's inventory level but 3.2% 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 2.4 million barrels—4% less than last week's inventory level and 11.1% 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—no change from last week's inventory level but 17.5% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is below the normal range. As of March 14, the national inventory level is 27.3 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 640 billion cubic feet—9.4% less than last week but 14 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending March 14, the national inventory level is 1,313 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on March 20, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.