U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged at 15.1 mil. bpd, while gasoline production increased to an avg. of 9.6 million barrels/day.
U.S. crude oil imports averaged at 5.9 mbpd, while commercial crude oil inventories (excluding Strategic Reserves) decreased by 5.9 mbpd from the previous week.
Total commercial petroleum inventories increased by 9.1 mb last week, as the total products supplied over the last four-week period averaged at 19.6 mb/day, up by 20.0% from the same period, last year.