Production

As of March 19, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 81.1% capacity.

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,179 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.1% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 721 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 15.3% from last week.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 69 thousand barrels per day—an increase of nearly 100% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 45 thousand barrels per day—an increase of nearly 100% 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 March 19, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 55.3 million barrels—2% less than last week's inventory level and 6.1% less 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 19, the national stock level is 224.6 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 25.7 million barrels—3% less than last week's inventory level and 9.2% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.2 million barrels—4.8% more than last week's inventory level but 4.4% less than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.7 million barrels—6.3% more than last week's inventory levels and 13% more than last month's level. This week's distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 9.9 million barrels—4.2% more than last week's inventory levels but 9.2% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of March 19, the national inventory level is 25.1 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 760 billion cubic feet—1.3% less than last week but 64 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending March 19, 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 30, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.