The volume of commercial crude oil reserves in the vaults of the United States (excluding strategic reserves) for the week ended 26 August increased by 2.3 million barrels. and amounted to 525.9 million barrels. About it today in another report, said the energy information Administration (EIA) US Department of energy.
According to the survey conducted by The Wall Street Journal, analysts predicted an increase in oil inventories of 1.2 million barrels.
According to EIA report, gasoline stocks in the USA decreased by 0.7 million barrels., making 232.0 million barrels. Experts had expected a decline in gasoline stocks of 1.0 million barrels.
Distillate inventories (including diesel and heating oil) increased by 1.5 million barrels., amounted to 154.8 million barrels. Analysts expected an increase in distillate stocks by 0.3 million barrels.
Oil stocks in the strategic reserve (SPR) has not changed and amounted to 695.1 million barrels.
Commercial stocks of crude oil storage in Cushing fell by 1.0 million barrels. and amounted to 63.9 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 0.9 million barrels., gasoline inventories fell by 1.65 million barrels., distillate stocks expanded by 3.0 million barrels., oil reserves in Cushing storage has decreased by 0.6 million barrels.