Production

As of January 30, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 83.5% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,105 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.2% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 876 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5.5% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 76 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.3% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 44 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 33% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 190 thousand barrels per day—no change from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 30, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 52.5 million barrels—1.6% more than last week's inventory level and 7.4% 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 30, the national stock level is 220.2 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 27.3 million barrels—0.4% more than last week's inventory level but 0.4% less 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—no change from last week's inventory level but 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 3.3 million barrels—38% more than last week's inventory level and 18% 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 13.2 million barrels—9% less than last week's inventory levels and 25% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just below the normal range. As of January 30, the national inventory level is 44.6 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,087 billion cubic feet—10.3% less than last week and 118 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending January 30, the national inventory level is 2,179 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on February 6, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.