Production

As of April 4, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 83% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,246 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 800 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 4.2% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 67 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 31% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 12 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 20% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 196 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.7% from last week.

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

Supply

As of April 4, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 51.8 million barrels—5.5% less than last week's inventory level and 12.2% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of April 4, the national stock level is 221.3 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 22.4 million barrels—2.2% less than last week's inventory level and 0.9% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 4 million barrels—29% less than last week's inventory level and 33% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.7 million barrels—23% more than last week's inventory level and 13% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 8.6 million barrels—6.2% more than last week's inventory levels and 7.5% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of April 4, the national inventory level is 25.3 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 563 billion cubic feet—2.1% less than last week and 16 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending April 4, the national inventory level is 1,234 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on April 10, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.