Production

As of February 26, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 81.9% capacity.

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,068 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.2% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 903 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 1.6% from last week.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 46 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 84% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 10 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 55% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 252 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.2% from last week.

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

Supply

As of February 26, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 58.9 million barrels—3.5% more than last week's inventory level and 3.9% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of February 26, the national stock level is 231.9 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 28.3 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 1.4% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is on 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—no change from last week's inventory level and no change from last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is on the upper boundary of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.5 million barrels—7.1% more than last week's inventory levels and 7.1% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is on the upper boundary of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 10.9 million barrels—1.9% more than last week's inventory levels but 17% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of February 26, the national inventory level is 26.8 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 861 billion cubic feet—7.9% less than last week and 9 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending February 26, the national inventory level is 1,737 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on March 5, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.