U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged at 16.1 mil. bpd, while gasoline production increased to an avg. of 10.3 million barrels/day.
U.S. crude oil imports averaged at 6.9 mbpd, while commercial crude oil inventories (excluding Strategic Reserves) decreased by 7.6 mbpd from the previous week.
The total motor gasoline imports (both the finished gasoline & gasoline blending components) from last week averaged at 840,000 mbpd. Distillate fuel imports averaged 276,000 bpd, while the jet fuel product supplied was up 97.5% compared with the same 4-week period last year.
Total commercial petroleum inventories decreased by 5.8 mb last week, as the total products supplied over the last month averaged at 19.5 mb/day, up by 14.5% from the same period, last year.