Commercial crude oil inventories fell by 2.6 million barrels this week, alongside a comparable rise in refined fuel inventories with Gasoline up 1.7 M and Diesel up 0.9 M.
EIA Weekly Petroleum Inventory
Regional crude inventories in the important Cushing and Gulf Coast locations fell slightly, with Cushing remaining well below historical levels and Gulf Coast well above:
Demand was tepid last week, falling below the recent trend for both gasoline and diesel. Both products recorded levels comparable to last year, and near the low end of the 5 year range.
EIA Weekly Petroleum Demand
Supply recovered from last week's maintenance-driven decline. Net imports were down on the week, driven primarily by increased product exports.
EIA Weekly Petroleum Supply