(NOTE: I will start sharing this each week, directly from the EIA website, in addition to a more detailed propane breakdown which comes later each Wednesday morning)
U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged over 16.8 million barrels per day during the week
ending July 10, 2015, 229,000 barrels per day more than the previous week’s average.
Refineries operated at 95.3% of their operable capacity last week. Gasoline production
decreased last week, averaging about 9.7 million barrels per day. Distillate fuel
production increased slightly last week, averaging 5.1 million barrels per day.
U.S. crude oil imports averaged about 7.4 million barrels per day last week, up by 38,000
barrels per day from the previous week. Over the last four weeks, crude oil imports
averaged over 7.2 million barrels per day, 1.3% below the same four-week period last
year. Total motor gasoline imports (including both finished gasoline and gasoline
blending components) last week averaged 682,000 barrels per day. Distillate fuel imports
averaged 146,000 barrels per day last week.
U.S. commercial crude oil inventories (excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum
Reserve) decreased by 4.3 million barrels from the previous week. At 461.4 million
barrels, U.S. crude oil inventories remain near levels not seen for this time of year in at
least the last 80 years. Total motor gasoline inventories increased by 0.1 million barrels
last week, and are in the upper half of the average range. Finished gasoline inventories
decreased while blending components inventories increased last week. Distillate fuel
inventories increased by 3.8 million barrels last week and are in the middle of the average
range for this time of year. Propane/propylene inventories rose 1.7 million barrels last
week and are well above the upper limit of the average range. Total commercial
petroleum inventories increased by 2.8 million barrels last week.
Total products supplied over the last four-week period averaged 19.9 million barrels per
day, up by 3.6% from the same period last year. Over the last four weeks, motor gasoline
product supplied averaged 9.6 million barrels per day, up by 6.5% from the same period
last year. Distillate fuel product supplied averaged 3.7 million barrels per day over the
last four weeks, down by 2.3% from the same period last year. Jet fuel product supplied
is down 4.7% compared to the same four-week period last year.