Production

As of October 10, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 82.2% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,121 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.7% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 866 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5.1% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 71 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 30% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 16 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 58% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 223 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.9% from last week.

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

Supply

As of October 10, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 48.7 million barrels—1.9% more than last week's inventory level and 3.4% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is below the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of October 10, the national stock level is 193.8 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20.8 million barrels—1.9% less than last week's inventory level and 5.9% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is on the bottom boundary of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.8 million barrels—5% less than last week's inventory level and 11.6% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is on the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.4 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 7.7% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is on the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 25.3 million barrels—1.6% more than last week's inventory levels and 10% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of October 10, the national inventory level is 61.2 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,945 billion cubic feet—2.4% more than last week and 84 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending October 10, the national inventory level is 3,277 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on October 16, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.