EIA Inventory reported a larger draw in crude oil inventories this week. Both gasoline and distillates showed bigger draws with production at all time highs.
EIA Inventory reported a larger draw in crude oil inventories this week. Both gasoline and distillates showed bigger draws with production rising at all time highs.
Crude Oil Tanks at Cushing OK, Basis For the WTI Futures Contract.
- via TradersCommunity.com
- Release Time: Wednesday 29 August 2018 – 10:30 ET
Note in bbls *exp = Reuters poll est except Cushing
- Refinery Utilization –1.8% at 96.3% Exp -0.2%
- Production UNCH at 11.90k (11.00k bd (ATH) +14.7% 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
US Oil Exports off their 2018 (ATH) high.
US Oil Imports Week Over Week
US Oil Input Into Refineries Per Day
US consumers spent $1.1753 billion per day for gasoline last week. That is $165.6 million more dollars per day than same week last year.
US gasoline avg retail price was $2.827 per gallon. That is 42.8 cents more per gallon YoY.
US consumers bought 415.76 million gallons of gasoline per day last week.
US Oil Field Production, Again At ATH
US May oil production per day was 10.442 mil bpd. This is lower than the weekly reports that averaged about 10.7 mil bpd.
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