Oil Inventories Plunging EIA Reports

Summary of Weekly Petroleum Data for the week ending July 26, 2019
U.S. commercial crude oil inventories (excluding those i n the Strategic Petroleum Reserve) decreased by 8.5 million barrels from the previous week. At 436.5 million barrels, U.S. crude oil inventories are at the five year average for this time of year. Total U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 17.0 million barrels per day during the week
ending July 26, 2019, which was 43,000 barrels per day less than the previous week’s average. Refineries operated at 93.0% of their operable capacity last week. Gasoline production increased last week, averaging 10.4 million barrels per day. Distillate fuel production decreased last week, averaging 5.2 million barrels per day. U.S. crude oil imports averaged 6.7 million barrels per day last week, down by 365,000 barrels per day from the previous week. Over the past four weeks, crude oil imports averaged about 7.0 million barrels per day, 13.1% less than the same four -week period last year. Total motor gasoline imports (including both finished gasoline and gasoline blending components) last week averaged 1,117,000 barrels per day, and distillate fuel imports averaged 103,000 barrels per day. motor gasoline inventories decreased by 1.8 million barrels last week and are about 2% 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 0.9 million barrels last week and are about 3% below the five year average for this time of year. Propane/propylene inventories increased by 1.4 million barrels last week and are about 6% above the five year average for this time of year.
Total commercial petroleum inventories decreased
last week by 10.1 million barrels last week.
Total products supplied over the last four
-week period averaged 21.1 mi llion barrels per
day, up by 1.2% from the same period last year. Over the past four weeks, motor gasoline
product supplied averaged 9.6 million barrels per day, down by 1.3% from the same period last year. Distillate fuel product supplied averaged 3.8 million barrels per day over the past four weeks, down by 2.9% from the same period last year. Jet fuel product supplied was up 3.3% compared
with the same four -week period last year.