Production

As of November 20, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 80.3% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,314 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.8% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 824 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.8% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 48 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 11% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 37 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 68% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 258 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 9.3% from last week.

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

Supply

As of November 20, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 49.9 million barrels—1.2% more than last week's inventory level and 4% more 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 20, the national stock level is 210.1 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.3 million barrels—3.2% less than last week's inventory level and 9% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.7 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 12.9% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.8 million barrels—20% more than last week's inventory levels and 12.5% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 25.1 million barrels—4.9% less than last week's inventory levels and 12.5% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just above the normal range. As of November 20, the national inventory level is 63.6 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 2,099 billion cubic feet—0.1% less than last week but 145 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending November 20, the national inventory level is 3,835 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on November 25, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.