Production

As of March 5, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 80.7% capacity.

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,122 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.6% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 818 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 9.4% from last week.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 19 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 59% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 35 thousand barrels per day—an increase from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 236 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 6.4% from last week.

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

Supply

As of March 5, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 56.9 million barrels—3.4% less than last week's inventory level but 0.5% 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 March 5, the national stock level is 229 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 26.9 million barrels—5% less than last week's inventory level and 4.6% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.1 million barrels—8.7% less than last week's inventory level and 4.6% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.5 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory levels and no change from last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 9.5 million barrels—12.8% less than last week's inventory levels and 23% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range. As of March 5, the national inventory level is 25.3 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 789 billion cubic feet—8.4% less than last week and 3 billion cubic feet below the five-year average. For the week ending March 5, the national inventory level is 1,626 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on March 11, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.