Production

As of July 2, 2010

U.S. Refinery Status: Refineries in the nation are operating at 89.8% capacity, and refineries in the Midwest are operating at 93.8%.

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

Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional: Midwest production is 1,901 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 0.9% from last week.

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

Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional, Blended with Fuel Ethanol: Midwest production is 1,898 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.2% from last week.

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

Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional, Blended with Fuel Ethanol, Ed55 and Lower: Midwest production is 1,896 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 3.2% from last week.

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

(Notes: The Energy Information Administration added "Ed55 and Lower" as a subset of Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional, Blended with Fuel Ethanol. "Ed55 and Lower" refers to finished conventional gasoline blended with fuel ethanol where the denatured fuel ethanol is 55% or less by volume.)

Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional, Blended with Fuel Ethanol, Greater than Ed55: Midwest production is 1 thousand barrels per day—no change from last week.

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

(Notes: The Energy Information Administration added "Greater than Ed55" as a subset of Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional, Blended with Fuel Ethanol. "Greater than Ed55" refers to finished conventional motor gasoline blended with fuel ethanol where the denatured fuel ethanol is greater than 55% by volume. E85 gasoline will be reported as "Greater than Ed55".)

Fuel Ethanol: Midwest production is 811 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 2.1% from last week.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel (15 ppm sulfur and under): Midwest production is 944 thousand barrels per day—a decrease of 2.3% from last week.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel (>15 ppm to 500 ppm sulfur): Midwest production is 37 thousand barrels per day—an increase from last week.

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

Heating Oil (>500 ppm sulfur): Midwest production is 12 thousand barrels per day—an increase from last week.

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

Propane: Midwest production is 270 thousand barrels per day—an increase of 5.5% from last week.

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

Supply

As of July 2, 2010

Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 24.8 million barrels—1.2% less than last week's inventory level and 6.1% less than last year's level. This week's total regional motor gasoline inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range. The Energy Information Administration maintains a benchmark for national stocks at 200 million barrels. As of July 2, the national stock level is 219.4 million barrels.

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

Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional, Blended with Fuel Ethanol: Midwest inventory is 0.2 million (200,000) barrels—no change from last week's inventory level. This week's total regional motor gasoline inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional, Blended with Fuel Ethanol, Ed55 and Lower: Midwest inventory is 0.2 million (200,000) barrels—no change from last week's inventory level. This week's total regional motor gasoline inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

(Notes: The Energy Information Administration added "Ed55 and Lower" as a subset of Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional, Blended with Fuel Ethanol. "Ed55 and Lower" refers to finished conventional gasoline blended with fuel ethanol where the denatured fuel ethanol is 55% or less by volume.)

Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional, Blended with Fuel Ethanol, Greater than Ed55: Midwest inventory is 0 barrels—no change from last week. This week's total regional motor gasoline inventory level is at the bottom boundary of the normal range.

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

(Notes: The Energy Information Administration added "Greater than Ed55" as a subset of Finished Motor Gasoline, Conventional, Blended with Fuel Ethanol. "Greater than Ed55" refers to finished conventional motor gasoline blended with fuel ethanol where the denatured fuel ethanol is greater than 55% by volume. E85 gasoline will be reported as "Greater than Ed55".)

Fuel Ethanol: Midwest inventory is 6.2 million barrels—no change from last week's inventory level.

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

Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel (15 ppm sulfur and under): Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 26.6 million barrels—6.8% more than last week's inventory level and 2.3% more than last year's level. This week's total regional distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Low Sulfur Diesel (>15 ppm to 500 ppm sulfur): Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 2.5 million barrels—13.6% more than last week's inventory level but 26% less than last year's level. This week's total regional distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Heating Oil (>500 ppm sulfur): Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 1.1 million barrels—8.3% less than last week's inventory level and 50% less than last year's level. This week's total regional distillate inventory level is in the normal range.

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

Propane: Midwest (or PADD II) inventory is 22.1 million barrels—7.3% more than last week's inventory levels but 6.8% less than last year's level. This week's inventory level is above the normal range. As of July 2, the national inventory level is 49.7 million barrels.

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

Natural Gas: The East Region's inventory, of which Nebraska is a part, is 1,341 billion cubic feet—3.7% more than last week and 64 billion cubic feet above the five-year average. For the week ending July 2, the national inventory level is 2,762 billion cubic feet.

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

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