Production

As of April 30, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 89.6% capacity.

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,232 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.5% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 836 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.5% from last week.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 39 thousand barrels per day—an increase from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 14 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 52% from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 286 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 4.8% from last week.

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

Supply

As of April 30, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 52.1 million barrels—2.4% less than last week's inventory level and 3.3% 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 30, 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 million barrels—2.9% more than last week's inventory level but 0.4% 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 2.4 million barrels—4.4% more than last week's inventory level but 14.3% 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 1.7 million barrels—5.6% less than last week's inventory level but 13.3% 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)

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 15.2 million barrels—7.8% more than last week's inventory levels and 35% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of April 30, the national inventory level is 36.2 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 905 billion cubic feet—4.4% more than last week and 142 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending April 30, the national inventory level is 1,995 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on May 7, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.