Production

As of November 27, 2009

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 79.7% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,271 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 823 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.1% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 59 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 23% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 25 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 32% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 225 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 13% from last week.

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

Supply

As of November 27, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 50.3 million barrels—0.8% more than last week's inventory level and 2.7% 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 27, the national stock level is 214.1 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.7 million barrels—1.7% more than last week's inventory level but 2% 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 2.6 million barrels—3.7% less than last week's inventory level and 10.3% 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—no change from last week's inventory levels but 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 24.3 million barrels—3.2% less than last week's inventory levels and 13.2% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range. As of November 27, the national inventory level is 62.7 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 2,092 billion cubic feet—0.3% less than last week but 168 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending November 27, the national inventory level is 3,837 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on December 3, 2009. Typically, there is one week between updates.