Weekly Petroleum Status Report for the week ending 1st Dec, 2017 - Highlights
The Total crude oil put into processing units at U.S refineries ( inputs) averaged 17.195 million barrels per day during the week, 192,000 barrels per day more than the previous week's average. A lion share of 9160,000 barrels utilised only in Gulf coast followed by Midwest, West Coast and East coast . Refineries Operable capacity was not changed at 18.573 Mts, while Refiners operated at 93.8 % of their operable capacity with 1.3% increase from last week. East Coast Region operated high at 95.7% and West Coast region recorded a high growth of 6.6% in utilisation compared to last week.
U.S crude oil domestic production was increased by 25K barrels per day at 9.707 Mpd.Gasoline production was decreased by 507,000 barrels at 9.895M, Jet fuel production was up by 133K, Distillate Fuel oil production was also up by 118K, Residual Fuel oil production was up by 25K and Propane/Propylene production was increased by 50K.
U.S. crude oil imports averaged at 7.202 million barrels per day last week, down by 127,000 barrels per day from the previous week. Motor gasoline imports were decreased by 38K barrels at 488000 barrels while distillate fuel imports last week averaged up at 117,000 barrels up per day during last week.
U.S commercial crude oil inventories (excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve) decreased by 5.6 million barrels or 1.2 percentage change from the previous week. At 448.1 million barrels, U.S crude oil inventories are near the upper limit of the average range for this time of year. Stocks in Midwest and Cushing are largely fell down by 3.4 mb and 2.7mb.
TAG LINES: Energy Information Administration Report- statistical and analytical agency - U.S Department of energy - U.S crude refinery activity - gasoline production - Distillate fuels - weekly petroleum status Report - EIA - ir.eia.gov/wprs/wpsrsummary