Production

As of April 24, 2009

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 1,994 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 13.1% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 784 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 4.9% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 52 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 21% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 30 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 11.8% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 248 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.4% from last week.

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

Supply

As of April 24, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 52.2 million barrels—0.8% less than last week's inventory level and 2.1% 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 24, the national stock level is 212.6 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 27.4 million barrels—3.5% less than last week's inventory level but 0.4% 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—no change from last week's inventory level but 8.6% 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)

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.3 million barrels—9.5% more than last week's inventory level and 4.6% 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 14.9 million barrels—6.4% more than last week's inventory levels and 6.4% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of April 24, the national inventory level is 43.1 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 710 billion cubic feet—6.3% more than last week and 18 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending April 24, the national inventory level is 1,823 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on April 30, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.