U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 16.0 million barrels per day during the week ending September 27, 2019, which was 496,000 barrels per day less than the previous week’s average. Refineries operated at 86.4% of their operable capacity last week. Gasoline production decreased last week, averaging 10.1 million barrels per day. Distillate fuel production decreased last week, averaging 4.8 million barrels per day. U.S. crude oil imports averaged 6.3 million barrels per day last week, down by 87,000 barrels per day from the previous week. Over the past four weeks, crude oil imports
averaged about 6.6 million barrels per day, 15.7% less than the same four -week period last year.
Total motor gasoline imports (including both finished gasoline and gasoline blending components) last week averaged 843,000 barrels per day, and distillate fuel imports averaged 50,000 barrels per day.Total motor gasoline inventories decreased by 0.2 million barrels last week and are about 3% above the five year average for this time of year. Finished gasoline inventories increased
while blending components inventories decreased last week. Distillate fuel inventories decreased by 2.4 million barrels last week and are about 8% below the five year average for this time of year. Propane/propylene inventories increased by 1.0 million barrels last week and are about 15% above the five year average for this time of year. Total
commercial petroleum inventories decreased last week by 0.9 million barrels last week. Total products supplied over the last four-week period averaged 20.9 million barrels perday, up by 2.1
% from the same period last year. Over the past four weeks, motor gasoline product supplied averaged 9.3 million barrels per day, down by 0.1% from the same period last year. Distillate fuel product supplied averaged 3.9 million barrels per day over
the past four weeks, down by 0.6% from the same period last year. Jet fuel products supplied was down 4.2% compared with the same four-week period last year. Nick Bit: Its must be the fall. How can i tell? Because refinery input of crude have dropped as utilization rates have dropped by 10% as they shut for maintenance and switch from gasoline production to heating oil