Production

As of April 3, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 81.8% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,138 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 783 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.4% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 84 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 71% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 28 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 56% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 236 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 16% from last week.

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

Supply

As of April 3, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 53.3 million barrels—2.7% more than last week's inventory level but 1.3% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of April 3, the national stock level is 217.4 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 27.3 million barrels—1.8% less than last week's inventory level and 4.9% 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 3.5 million barrels—2.8% less than last week's inventory level and 10.3% 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 2.2 million barrels—4.8% less than last week's inventory level but 4.8% 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 14 million barrels—3.7% more than last week's inventory levels and 7.7% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of April 3, the national inventory level is 39.7 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 647 billion cubic feet—0.9% more than last week and 18 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending April 3, the national inventory level is 1,674 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on April 9, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.