Production

As of April 16, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 85.9% capacity.

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,256 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 0.3% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 809 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 3.9% from last week.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 17 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 60% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 25 thousand barrels per day—an increase from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 251 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 4.3% from last week.

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

Supply

As of April 16, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 54.5 million barrels—1.1% more than last week's inventory level but 1.5% 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 16, 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 24.7 million barrels—1.6% less than last week's inventory level and 1.6% 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 2.5 million barrels—10.7% less than last week's inventory level but 8.7% more 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 1.7 million barrels—13% more than last week's inventory level but 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 11.8 million barrels—4.4% more than last week's inventory levels and 20% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is at the upper boundary of the normal range. As of April 16, the national inventory level is 30.8 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 829 billion cubic feet—4.3% more than last week and 146 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending April 16, the national inventory level is 1,829 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on April 23, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.