Production

As of February 6, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 81.6% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,141 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.7% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 893 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.9% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 75 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 35 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 20% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 193 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.6% from last week.

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

Supply

As of February 6, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 53.9 million barrels—2.7% more than last week's inventory level and 6.5% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of February 6, the national stock level is 217.6 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 28.2 million barrels—3.3% more than last week's inventory level and 5.2% 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 million barrels—4.8% less than last week's inventory level and 2.4% 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)

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.9 million barrels—12.1% less than last week's inventory level but 3.6% 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—no change from last week's inventory levels but 17.5% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range. As of February 6, the national inventory level is 43.2 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 972 billion cubic feet—10.6% less than last week and 130 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending February 6, the national inventory level is 2,020 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on February 12, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.