Production

As of November 28, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 84.3% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,007 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 8.6% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 932 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.6% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 86 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 21% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 33 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 51% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 204 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 9.3% from last week.

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

Supply

As of November 28, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 47.8 million barrels—2.1% less than last week's inventory level and 1.4% less 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 28, the national stock level is 198.9 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20 million barrels—2% more than last week's inventory level but 2.9% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level remains at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.7 million barrels—2.6% less than last week's inventory level but 2.8% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level remains at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.6 million barrels—8.3% more than last week's inventory level and 13% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level remains at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 21.4 million barrels—1.4% less than last week's inventory levels and 5.3% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level remains just below the normal range. As of November 28, 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 1,929 billion cubic feet—3.1% less than last week and 31 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending November 28, the national inventory level is 3,358 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on December 9, 2008. Typically, there is one week between updates.