Production

As of March 28, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 82.4% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,266 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 4.7% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 768 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 11% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 51 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 31% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 15 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 60% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 189 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5% from last week.

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

Supply

As of March 28, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 54.8 million barrels—2.8% less than last week's inventory level and 8.1% less 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 28, the national stock level is 224.7 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 22.9 million barrels—2.2% more than last week's inventory level but 6.5% less 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 5.6 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 1.8% 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 2.2 million barrels—8.3% less than last week's inventory level and 12% 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 8.1 million barrels—1.3% more than last week's inventory levels and 1.3% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of March 28, the national inventory level is 24.9 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 575 billion cubic feet—5.3% less than last week and 2 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending March 28, the national inventory level is 1,248 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on April 3, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.