Production

As of January 22, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 78.5% capacity.

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,166 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.2% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 836 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.1% from last week.

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 45 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.3% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 11 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 62% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 243 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 5.1% from last week.

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

Supply

As of January 22, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 54.8 million barrels—0.9% more than last week's inventory level and 4.4% 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 22, the national stock level is 229.4 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 29 million barrels—7.8% more than last week's inventory level and 11.1% 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 2.6 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level and no change from 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 1.6 million barrels—5.9% less than last week's inventory levels but 23% 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 14.9 million barrels—9.7% less than last week's inventory levels and 23% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is on the lower boundary of the normal range. As of January 22, the national inventory level is 36.8 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,334 billion cubic feet—4.8% less than last week and 14 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending January 22, the national inventory level is 2,521 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.