Production

As of December 26, 2008

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 82.5% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,113 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 4.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 924 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.7% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 84 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 22 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 50% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 168 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 5.1% from last week.

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

Supply

As of December 26, 2008

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 46.8 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 1.1% 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 December 26, the national stock level is 208.1 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 22.3 million barrels—0.9% more than last week's inventory level and 9.9% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just below the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.9 million barrels—8.3% more than last week's inventory level and 11.4% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just below the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.6 million barrels—10.3% less than last week's inventory level and 3.7% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just below the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 18.4 million barrels—6.1% less than last week's inventory levels and 13.6% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is below the normal range. As of December 26, the national inventory level is 55.8 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,589 billion cubic feet—5.9% less than last week. For the week ending December 26, the national inventory level is 2,877 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on January 8, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.