Production

As of November 13, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 79.4% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,295 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.1% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 839 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.3% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 54 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 26% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 22 thousand barrels per day—more than doubled from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 236 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 10.3% from last week.

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

Supply

As of November 13, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 49.3 million barrels—0.6% more than last week's inventory level but 0.4% 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 13, the national stock level is 209.1 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 25.1 million barrels—0.4% less than last week's inventory level and 6% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just above the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.7 million barrels—6.9% less than last week's inventory level but no change from last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just above the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.5 million barrels—6.3% less than last week's inventory levels and 21% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is just above the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 26.4 million barrels—5.7% less than last week's inventory levels and 10.5% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of November 13, the national inventory level is 65.5 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 2,101 billion cubic feet—0.4% more than last week and 127 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending November 13, the national inventory level is 3,833 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on November 19, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.