The volume of commercial crude oil reserves in the vaults of the United States (excluding strategic reserves) for the week ended January 12 fell by 6.9 million barrels. and amounted to 412.7 million barrels. About it today in another report, said the energy information Administration (EIA) US Department of energy.
Analysts polled by The Wall Street Journal had forecast a decline of oil reserves of 2.3 million barrels.
According to EIA report, gasoline stocks in the U.S. rose by 3.6 million barrels. and amounted to 240.9 million barrels. Experts expected increase in gasoline stocks by 2.6 million barrels.
Distillate inventories (including diesel and heating oil) decreased by 3.9 million barrels, accounting for 139.2 million barrels. Analysts expected increase in distillate stocks by 0.1 million barrels.
Oil stocks in the strategic reserve (SPR) rose by 0.5 million barrels. and $ 664.2 million barrels.
Commercial stocks of crude oil storage in Cushing fell by 4.2 million barrels. and amounted to 42.4 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 5.1 million barrels, gasoline inventories rose by 1.8 million barrels., distillate stocks increased by 0.609 million barrels.