Production

As of December 25, 2009

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,231 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.5% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 875 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 42 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 18% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 4 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 73% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 239 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.2% from last week.

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

Supply

As of December 25, 2009

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 50.7 million barrels—1% more than last week's inventory level but 2.1% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is below the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of December 25, the national stock level is 216 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.9 million barrels—1.2% less than last week's inventory level and 1.6% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the lower 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 8% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.5 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory levels but 21% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 20.7 million barrels—2.4% less than last week's inventory levels and 11.9% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range. As of December 25, the national inventory level is 52.5 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,779 billion cubic feet—4.8% less than last week but 150 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending December 25, the national inventory level is 3,276 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on January 7, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.