Production

As of June 26, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 87% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,192 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.7% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 815 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 12.9% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 80 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5.3% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 24 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 49% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 237 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 10.9% from last week.

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

Supply

As of June 26, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 50 million barrels—0.4% more than last week's inventory level and 5.3% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just inside the lower boundary of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of June 26, the national stock level is 211.2 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 26.3 million barrels—2.6% less than last week's inventory level but no change from 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—2.9% more than last week's inventory level but no change from 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 2.1 million barrels—5% more than last week's inventory level and 5% 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 23.5 million barrels—11.3% more than last week's inventory levels and 10.9% 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 26, the national inventory level is 60.8 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 1,289 billion cubic feet—4.5% more than last week and 112 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending June 26, the national inventory level is 2,721 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 July 2, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.