Production

As of June 12, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 85.9% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,147 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 797 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.3% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 63 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.6% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 27 thousand barrels per day—an increase from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 251 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 5.6% from last week.

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

Supply

As of June 12, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 48.6 million barrels—2.3% more than last week's inventory level and 4.3% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is below the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of June 12, the national stock level is 205 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 26.2 million barrels—0.4% less than last week's inventory level and 0.8% 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 3.2 million barrels—8.6% less than last week's inventory level and 11.1% 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 1.9 million barrels—5% less than last week's inventory level and 5% 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 22.1 million barrels—4.3% more than last week's inventory levels and 20.1% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. The Energy Information Administration estimates 25 million barrels in storage by the end of September to be a benchmark for the Midwest. As of June 12, the national inventory level is 53.5 million barrels. Industry observers believe a 70-million-barrel level for national inventory is adequate prior to the start of the heating season.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,164 billion cubic feet—6.7% more than last week and 102 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending June 12, the national inventory level is 2,557 billion cubic feet. Close to three trillion cubic feet by November 1 is considered adequate for winter demand under most conditions.

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

This report was updated on June 24, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.