Production

As of April 18, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 85.6% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,275 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.5% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 795 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.6% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 76 thousand barrels per day—an increase from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 38 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 28% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 198 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 10% from last week.

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

Supply

As of April 18, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 49.3 million barrels—1.2% less than last week's inventory level and 10% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of April 18, the national stock level is 212.6 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 22 million barrels—2.2% less than last week's inventory level and 3.9% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 4.2 million barrels—16.7% more than last week's inventory level but 25% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.6 million barrels—4% more than last week's inventory level and 18.2% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 9.6 million barrels—9.1% more than last week's inventory levels and 18.5% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of April 18, 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 598 billion cubic feet—2.8% more than last week but 1 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending April 18, the national inventory level is 1,285 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on May 2, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.