EIA Inventory report showed a large build in crude after last week’s huge draw. WTI futures have fallen to $67bbl from the high $74 high into the report on with massive longs feeling the weight into options and futures expiration.
EIA Inventory report showed a surprise large build in crude after last week’s huge draw and another draw expected. WTI futures have fallen to $67bbl from the high $74 high into the report on with massive longs feeling the weight into options and futures expiration.
Crude Oil Tanks at Cushing OK, Basis For the WTI Futures Contract.
- via TradersCommunity.com
- Release Time: Wednesday 18 July 2018 – 10:30 ET
Note in bbls *exp = Reuters poll est except Cushing
- Refinery Utilization – 2.4% to 94.3% Exp +0.2%
- Production +0.9% at 11.00k bd (ATH) +15.5% y/y
Via John Kemp @JKempEnergy
CL DCOT futures only managed money traders had the least amount of shorts in history. Only 14,132 (Despite The Price Drop)
Read Understanding Commitments of Traders Reports – COT, TFF and DCOT to help understand the disaggregated reports (DCOT) and how they break down the reportable open interest positions into four classifications: 1. Producer/Merchant/Processor/User 2. Swap Dealers 3. Managed Money 4. Other Reportables
Here is a great shot of Cushing crude oil storage when it was down 45% year-on-year with the red tanks highlighting the empties
US Oil Exports off their 2018 (ATH) high.
US Oil Imports Week Over Week – New High for 2018
US Oil Input Into Refineries Per Day
US consumers spent $1.1682 billion per day for gasoline last week. That is $250.50 million more dollars per day than same week last year.
US gasoline avg retail price was $2.865 per gallon. That is 58.7 cents more per gallon YoY.
US consumers bought 407.74 million gallons of gasoline per day last week.
US Oil Field Production, Unchanged at Record High After Flat For Four Weeks in a Row
US Oil Refinery Utilization
Cushing Oil Stocks
NB: Check out Ron’s great work at Ron H Public Tableau Link
Ahead of API July WTI crude oil futures settled at $66.36/bbl. $0.26. +0.39% via @Lee_Saks
API via Marketwatch
** Note with the unreliability of the API numbers highlighted by its constant debacles we offer you the bare bones of that report.
Key EIA and CME Dates For WTI Crude Oil
Further Crude Oil Analysis Criterion Research
From TradersCommunity Research