Production

As of January 8, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 81.3% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,201 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 11.7% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 901 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.8% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 66 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 4.8% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 16 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 36% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 234 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 8.2% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 8, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 51.8 million barrels—1.3% less than last week's inventory level but 3.2% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of January 8, the national stock level is 223.5 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 27.8 million barrels—6.5% more than last week's inventory level and 10.3% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.8 million barrels—7.7% more than last week's inventory level and 3.7% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.8 million barrels—38% more than last week's inventory levels and 20% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is above the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 18.4 million barrels—5.2% less than last week's inventory levels and 13.2% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the lower half of the normal range. As of January 8, the national inventory level is 45.9 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,532 billion cubic feet—8.7% less than last week but 6 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. Last week's inventory was revised to 1,678 billion cubic feet. For the week ending January 8, the national inventory level is 2,852 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on January 29, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.