Production

As of May 14, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 87.9% capacity.

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

Gasoline: Midwest production is 2,197 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 1.9% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 956 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.4% from last week.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest production is 53 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 8.2% from last week.

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

Heating Oil: Midwest production is 14 thousand barrels per day—an increase from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 315 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 15% from last week.

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

Supply

As of May 14, 2010

Gasoline: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 51.1 million barrels—3% less than last week's inventory level and 4.3% less than last month's level. This week's inventory level is in the upper half of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of May 14, the national stock level is 221.8 million barrels.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 25.2 million barrels—8% more than last week's inventory level but 3.7% 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)

Low Sulfur Diesel: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.3 million barrels—4.2% 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)

Heating Oil: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.6 million barrels—6.7% more than last week's inventory level but 11.1% 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)

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 17.1 million barrels—7.6% more than last week's inventory levels and 21% more than last month's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of May 14, the national inventory level is 39.5 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 992 billion cubic feet—3.6% more than last week and 120 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending May 14, the national inventory level is 2,165 billion cubic feet.

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

This report was updated on May 20, 2010. Typically, there is one week between updates.