U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 15.8 million barrels per day during the week ending December 17, 2021. The figures were 148,000 barrels per day higher compared to the previous week average.
U.S. crude oil imports averaged 6.2 million barrels per day last week, down by 277,000 barrels per day from the previous week. Over the past four weeks, crude oil imports averaged about 6.4 million barrels per day, 12.7% more than the same four-week period last year.
The West Texas Intermediate crude oil price was $70.93 per barrel on December 17, 2021, $0.78 below last week’s price but $21.89 more than a year ago.
Total products supplied over the last four-week period averaged 20.9 million barrels a day, up by 11.0% from the same period last year.