Production

As of November 6, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 79.9% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,227 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.4% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 828 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 8.7% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 73 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 10.6% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 10 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 23% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 214 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 23% from last week.

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

Supply

As of November 6, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 49 million barrels—2.1% more than last week's inventory level but 1.2% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of November 6, the national stock level is 210.8 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 25.2 million barrels—5.6% 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.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.9 million barrels—6.5% less than last week's inventory level and 3.3% 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 1.6 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory levels but 5.9% 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 28 million barrels—2.4% less than last week's inventory levels and 7.6% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of November 6, the national inventory level is 68.4 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 2,093 billion cubic feet—0.4% more than last week and 118 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending November 6, the national inventory level is 3,813 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 November 13, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.