The volume of commercial crude oil reserves in the vaults of the United States (excluding strategic reserves) for the week ended December 1, decreased by 5.6 million barrels. and amounted to 448.1 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 4.1 million barrels.
According to EIA report, gasoline stocks in the U.S. rose by 6.8 million barrels. and amounted to 220.9 million barrels. Experts expected increase in gasoline stocks of 2.7 million barrels.
Distillate inventories (including diesel and heating oil) rose by 1.7 million barrels., amounting to 129.4 million barrels. Analysts had expected the extension of distillates by 1.5 million barrels.
Oil stocks in the strategic reserve (SPR) fell by 2.4 million barrels. and $ 662.7 million barrels.
Commercial stocks of crude oil storage in Cushing fell by 2.7 million barrels. and amounted to 55.6 million barrels.
Formerly the Institute API reported that, according to the information collected, the commercial oil reserves in the U.S. last week fell by 5.5 million barrels, gasoline inventories rose by 9.2 million barrels., distillate stocks increased by 4.3 million barrels.