The volume of commercial crude oil reserves in the vaults of the United States (excluding strategic reserves) for the week ended August 4, decreased by 6.5 million barrels. and amounted to 475.4 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 in crude oil inventories of 2.5 million barrels.
According to EIA report, gasoline stocks in the USA increased by 3.4 million barrels., reaching 231.1 million barrels. Experts expected reduction of stocks of gasoline by 1.25 million barrels.
Distillate inventories (including diesel and heating oil) fell 1.7 million barrels., amounting to 147.7 million barrels. Analysts expected reduction of stocks of distillates fell 0.6 million barrels.
Oil stocks in the strategic reserve (SPR) has not changed and amounted to 678.9 million barrels.
Commercial stocks of crude oil storage in Cushing rose by 0.6 million barrels. and amounted to 56.4 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 7.84 million barrels., gasoline inventories increased by 1.53 million barrels., distillate stocks decreased by 0.2 million barrels., oil reserves in Cushing storage has increased by 0.3 million barrels.