Production

As of July 11, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 89.5% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,262 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.3% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 909 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.9% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 92 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 23% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 42 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 186 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 11.4% from last week.

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

Supply

As of July 11, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 51.3 million barrels—1.6% more than last week's inventory level and 2.8% more 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 July 11, the national stock level is 214.2 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 23.8 million barrels—1.2% less than last week's inventory level and 3.3% 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 3.9 million barrels—5.4% more than last week's inventory level but no change from 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—no change from last week's inventory level and no change from 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 18.6 million barrels—2.2% more than last week's inventory levels and 12.7% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range. As of July 11, the national inventory level is 45.0 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,245 billion cubic feet—5.8% more than last week but 17 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending July 11, the national inventory level is 2,312 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on July 17, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.