The volume of commercial crude oil reserves in the vaults of the United States (excluding strategic reserves) for the week ended July 28 decreased by 1.5 million barrels. and amounted to 481.9 million barrels. About it today in another report, said the energy information Administration (EIA) US Department of energy.
Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts had forecast a decline of oil reserves at 2.8 mln barrels.
According to EIA report, gasoline stocks in the USA decreased by 2.5 million barrels., amounting to 227.7 million barrels. Experts expected reduction of stocks of gasoline by 1.3 million barrels.
Distillate inventories (including diesel and heating oil) decreased by 0.2 million barrels., amounting to 149.4 million barrels. Analysts expected reduction of stocks of distillates by 0.9 million barrels.
Oil stocks in the strategic reserve (SPR) has not changed and amounted to 678.9 million barrels.
Commercial crude oil inventories at the Cushing storage has not changed, remained at the level of 55.8 million barrels.
Formerly the Institute API reported that, according to the information collected, the commercial oil reserves in the U.S. last week rose by 1.78 million barrels., gasoline inventories fell by 4.83 million barrels., distillate stocks fell 1.23 million barrels., oil reserves in Cushing storage has increased by 2.56 million barrels.