Production

As of February 13, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 82.3% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,176 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.6% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 859 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.8% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 65 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 13% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 20 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 43% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 203 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5.2% from last week.

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

Supply

As of February 13, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 54.5 million barrels—1.1% more than last week's inventory level and 5.4% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of February 13, the national stock level is 218.7 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 28.2 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 3.7% 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 3.9 million barrels—2.5% less than last week's inventory level and 7.1% 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 2.8 million barrels—3.5% less than last week's inventory level but 17% 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 12.5 million barrels—5.3% less than last week's inventory levels and 13.8% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range. As of February 13, the national inventory level is 40 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 947 billion cubic feet—2.6% less than last week and 57 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending February 13, the national inventory level is 1,996 billion cubic feet.

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

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