Production

As of January 23, 2009

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,100 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.5% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 830 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 4.7% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 77 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 16% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 33 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 18% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 190 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 8% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 23, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 51.7 million barrels—2.2% more than last week's inventory level and 7.5% 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 23, the national stock level is 219.9 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 27.2 million barrels—1.5% more than last week's inventory level and 17% 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 4.2 million barrels—2.4% more than last week's inventory level and 13.5% 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 2.4 million barrels—14% less than last week's inventory level and 14% less 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 14.5 million barrels—9.4% less than last week's inventory levels and 20% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just below the normal range. As of January 23, the national inventory level is 47.5 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,212 billion cubic feet—9.8% less than last week and 110 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending January 23, the national inventory level is 2,374 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on January 30, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.