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Cushing Storage Tanks

Crude Oil Tanks at Cushing OK, Basis For the WTI Futures Contract.


DOE Weekly Petroleum Status Report: 1/3/18

  • via TradersCommunity.com
  • Release Time: Wednesday 10 January 2018 - 10:30 ET 
  Actual Expected Prior EIA API
Crude -4948k  -3900k -7419k -11190k
Cushing -2395k -1777k -2444k -2516k
Gasoline +4135k
+2600k +4813k +4338k
Distillate  +4254k


+8899K +4685k

Note in bbls *exp = Reuters poll est except Cushing  

  • Refinery Utilization  +1.4% Prior +1.0%
  • Production Prior -.029m w/w to 9.492 mbpd (Off Prev ATH) +11.3% y/y

Summary of Weekly Petroleum Data for the Week (Live Link)

Criterion U.S. Crude Oil Production Forecast

Criterion Research @criterion_info 

EIA Inventory Forecast via @tankertrackers.com


Brynne Kelly‏@BrynneKKelly 

"This Week" inventory change in prior years:

EIA Prep via @DigStic


 RonH‏@Ronh999 Refinery Runs


RonH‏@Ronh999  Cushing Stocks (Hub for WTI Futures Contract)


NB: Check out Ron's great work at Ron H Public Tableau Link

WTI Oil Futures (CL) via‏ @Lee_Saks

Ahead of API Feb WTI crude oil futures settled at U.S. crude at $62.96 +$1.23 +1.99%

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.


Further Crude Oil Analysis Criterion Research

From TradersCommunity Research

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