The volume of commercial crude oil reserves in the vaults of the United States (excluding strategic reserves) for the week ended 6 October, decreased by 2.7 million barrels. and totaled 462.2 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 by 0.4 million barrels.
According to EIA report, gasoline stocks in the U.S. rose by 2.5 million barrels., amounted to 221.4 million barrels. Experts expected reduction of stocks of gasoline by 1.4 million barrels.
Distillate inventories (including diesel and heating oil) decreased by 1.5 million barrels., amounted to 134.0 million barrels. Analysts expected reduction of stocks of distillates on 1.64 million barrels.
Oil stocks in the strategic reserve (SPR) fell by 1.2 million barrels. and amounted to 672.4 million barrels.
Commercial stocks of crude oil storage in Cushing increased by 1.3 million barrels. and amounted to 63.8 million bbl.
Formerly the Institute API reported that, according to the information collected, the commercial oil reserves in the U.S. last week rose by 3.1 million barrels., gasoline inventories fell 1.6 million barrels, distillate stocks increased by 2.0 million barrels.