Production

As of January 9, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 85.2% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,109 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 14% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 955 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.3% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 58 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 28% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 30 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.5% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 180 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.7% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 9, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 48.9 million barrels—1.7% more than last week's inventory level and 4.5% 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 January 9, the national stock level is 213.5 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 27.4 million barrels—18.1% more than last week's inventory level and 24% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level soared above the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 4 million barrels—8.1% more than last week's inventory level and 11.1% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level soared above the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.8 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 3.5% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level soared above the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 17.7 million barrels—2.2% less than last week's inventory levels and 9.7% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range. As of January 9, the national inventory level is 53.7 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,468 billion cubic feet—4.7% less than last week and 40 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending January 9, the national inventory level is 2,736 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on January 20, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.