Production

As of November 21, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 86.2% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,195 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 6.7% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 957 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 8.4% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 109 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 27% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 67 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 49% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 225 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.5% from last week.

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

Supply

As of November 21, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 48.8 million barrels—1% more than last week's inventory level and 1.9% more 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 November 21, the national stock level is 200.5 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 19.6 million barrels—2.5% less than last week's inventory level and 7.1% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.8 million barrels—11.8% more than last week's inventory level but 5% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at 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—4.4% more than last week's inventory level but 4% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 21.7 million barrels—2.3% less than last week's inventory levels and 6.1% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just below the normal range. As of November 21, the national inventory level is 60.3 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,990 billion cubic feet—2.5% less than last week. For the week ending November 21, the national inventory level is 3,422 billion cubic feet.

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

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This report was updated on December 8, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.