Production

As of March 26, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 82.6% capacity.

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,116 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 696 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.5% from last week.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 59 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 14% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 16 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 64% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 234 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.7% from last week.

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

Supply

As of March 26, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 55.3 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 2.8% 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 26, the national stock level is 224.9 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 25.1 million barrels—2.3% less than last week's inventory level and 6.7% 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 2.3 million barrels—4.6% more than last week's inventory level and 9.5% 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)

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.7 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level but 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 9.8 million barrels—1% less than last week's inventory levels but 3.2% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the normal range. As of March 26, the national inventory level is 25.6 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 753 billion cubic feet—0.9% less than last week but 89 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending March 26, the national inventory level is 1,638 billion cubic feet.

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

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