Production

As of March 6, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 82.7% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,093 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 878 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 10.7% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 63 thousand barrels per day—no change from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 12 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 50% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 199 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.9% from last week.

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

Supply

As of March 6, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 55 million barrels—0.5% less than last week's inventory level but 0.9% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of March 6, the national stock level is 212.5 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 29.2 million barrels—0.7% 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.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 3.8 million barrels—2.6% less than last week's inventory level and 2.6% 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 2.4 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 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 13 million barrels—4% more than last week's inventory levels and 4% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of March 6, the national inventory level is 37.7 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 703 billion cubic feet—11.4% less than last week and 55 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending March 6, the national inventory level is 1,681 billion cubic feet.

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

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