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EIA says draw in U.S crude inventories while gasoline stocks up
Biggest fall in Cushing and Oklahoma

By Srinivas Chowdary Sunkara // petrobazaar // 30-11-2017.

Weekly Petroleum Status Report for the week ending 24th Nov, 2017 - Highlights

Refinery Activity:

  • The Total crude oil put into processing units at U.S  refineries ( inputs) averaged 17.003 million barrels per day during the week, 165,000 barrels per day more  than the previous week's average. A lion share of 9104,000 barrels utilised only in Gulf coast followed by Midwest, West Coast and East coast . Refineries Operable capacity was not changed at 18.573 Mts, while Refiners operated at 92.6 % of their operable capacity with 1.2% increase from last week. East Coast Region operated high at 99%  and Gulf Coast region recorded a high growth of 3.8% in utilisation compared to last week.

U.S crude oil domestic production was increased by 24K barrels per day at   9.682Mpd.Gasoline production was decreased by 9K at 10.402M, Jet fuel production    was down by 61K, Distillate Fuel oil production was also down by 51K, Residual Fuel oil production was up by 15K and  Propane/Propylene production was increased by 50K.  



  • U.S. crude oil imports averaged at 7.329 million barrels per day last week, down by 544,000 barrels per day from the previous week. Motor gasoline imports were increased by 12K barrels at 526000 barrels while distillate fuel imports last week averaged down at 120,000  barrels up per day  during last week.


  • U.S commercial crude oil inventories (excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve) decreased by 3.4 million barrels or 0.8 percentage change from the previous week. At 453.7  million barrels, U.S crude oil inventories are near the upper limit of the average range for this time of year. Stocks in Midwest and Cushing are largely fell down by 4 mb and 2.9mb.

  • Total motor gasoline inventories are increased by 3.6 Mb whereas distillates built up by 2.7Mb

  • Propane/propylene  Inventories were down by 0.6 million barrels during the  last week and are in the lower half of the average range.

  • Total commercial petroleum inventories are decreased by 7.6 Mb last week.

TAG LINES: Energy Information Administration Report- statistical and analytical agency - U.S Department of energy - U.S crude refinery activity - gasoline production - Distillate fuels - weekly petroleum status Report - EIA  - ir.eia.gov/wprs/wpsrsummary