Production

As of January 16, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 83.3% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,089 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 793 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 17% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 92 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 59% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 28 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 6.7% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 176 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.2% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 16, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 50.6 million barrels—3.5% more than last week's inventory level and 8.1% 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 16, the national stock level is 220 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 26.8 million barrels—2.2% less than last week's inventory level but 20% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 4.1 million barrels—2.5% more than last week's inventory level and 5.1% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is 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 the last two weeks' inventory level but 7.7% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 16 million barrels—9.6% less than last week's inventory levels and 13% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just below the normal range. As of January 16, the national inventory level is 50.6 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,343 billion cubic feet—8.5% less than last week and 91 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending January 16, the national inventory level is 2,560 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on January 27, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.