Production

As of April 2, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 84.5% capacity.

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,114 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.1% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 740 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 6.3% from last week.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 68 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 15% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 32 thousand barrels per day—an increase that doubled from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 263 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 12% from last week.

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

Supply

As of April 2, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 55 million barrels—0.5% less than last week's inventory level and 2.5% 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 April 2, the national stock level is 222.4 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.4 million barrels—2.8% less than last week's inventory level and 7.9% 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 2.6 million barrels—13% more than last week's inventory level and 24% 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 1.6 million barrels—5.9% less than last week's inventory level but no change from 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 10.6 million barrels—8.2% more than last week's inventory levels and 11.6% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range. As of April 2, the national inventory level is 28 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 750 billion cubic feet—0.4% less than last week but 87 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending April 2, the national inventory level is 1,669 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on April 8, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.