Production

As of February 19, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 81.2% capacity.

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,093 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 4.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 889 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 4.1% from last week.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 25 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 17% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 22 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 39% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 255 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.4% from last week.

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

Supply

As of February 19, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 56.9 million barrels—0.5% more than last week's inventory level and 1.6% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is just above the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of February 19, the national stock level is 231.2 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 28.3 million barrels—0.4% more than last week's inventory level but 2.8% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.3 million barrels—4.6% more than last week's inventory level but 4.2% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.4 million barrels—6.7% less than last week's inventory levels and 6.7% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 10.7 million barrels—13% less than last week's inventory levels and 20% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of February 19, the national inventory level is 27.4 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 935 billion cubic feet—9.2% less than last week and 23 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending February 19, the national inventory level is 1,853 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on February 26, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.