Production

As of January 1, 2010

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,493 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 11.7% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 937 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 7.1% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 63 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 50% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 25 thousand barrels per day—an increase of more than six-fold from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 255 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 6.7% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 1, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 52.5 million barrels—3.6% more than last week's inventory level and 3.1% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of January 1, the national stock level is 219.7 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 26.1 million barrels—4.8% more than last week's inventory level and 4.4% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in 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 3.7% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.3 million barrels—13% less than last week's inventory levels and 24% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 19.4 million barrels—6.3% less than last week's inventory levels and 13.4% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range. As of January 1, the national inventory level is 49.4 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,686 billion cubic feet—5.2% less than last week but 112 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending January 1, the national inventory level is 3,123 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on January 25, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.