In keeping with the Power Data Administration, U.S. petroleum inventories (excluding SPR) rose by 4.8 million barrels final week to 1.292 billion, and SPR shares had been unchanged. Whole shares stand 2 mmb beneath the rising, rolling 5-year common and 31.4 mmb increased than a yr in the past. Evaluating whole inventories to the pre-glut common (end-2014), shares are 233 mmb above that common.
Manufacturing averaged 11.0 mmbd final week, up 100,000 b/d from the prior week. It averaged 10.700 mmbd over the previous 4 weeks, off 18.0 % v. a yr in the past. Within the year-to-date, crude manufacturing averaged 10.736 mmbd, off 17.5 % v. final yr, about 2.3 mmb/d decrease
I’ve beforehand famous in an article how the “Different Provide,” primarily pure gasoline liquids and renewables, are integral to petroleum provide. The EIA reported that it rose by 13,000 b/d v. final week to six.914 mmbd. The 4-week development in “Different Provide” averaged 6.856 mmbd, off 3.4 % from the identical weeks final yr. In YTD, they’re off 1.5 % from 2020.
Crude manufacturing plus different provides averaged 17.196 mmbd over the previous 4 weeks, far beneath the all-time-high document of 20.213 mmbd.
Whole crude imports rose by 299,000 b/d final week to common 5.622 mmbd final week. This determine was beneath the 4-week development of 5.723 mmbd, which in flip was off 9.5 % from a yr in the past.
Internet crude imports rose by 338,000 b/d as a result of exports fell by 39,000 b/d to common 2.481 mmbd. Over the previous 4 weeks, crude exports averaged 2.496 mmbd, 6.8 % decrease than a yr in the past.
U.S. crude imports from Saudi Arabia fell by 28,000 b/d final week to common 280,000 b/d. Over the previous 4 weeks, Saudi imports have averaged 302,000 b/d, down 34.8 % from a yr in the past.
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Crude imports from Canada fell by 30,000 b/d final week, averaging 3.418 mmbd. Imports over the previous 4 weeks averaged 3.537 mmbd, off 1.9 % v. a yr in the past.
Internet oil imports averaged 1.253 mmb/d over the previous 4 weeks. That compares to web oil exports of 1.022 mmb/d over the identical weeks final yr.
Crude Inputs to Refineries
Inputs rose 957,000 b/d final week final week averaging 14.389 mmbd. Over the previous 4 weeks, crude inputs averaged 12.509 mmbd, off 20.6 % v. a yr in the past. Within the year-to-date, inputs averaged 13.695 mmbd, off 15.0 % v. a yr in the past.
Over the previous 4 weeks, crude oil provide exceeded demand by 1.394 mmb/d.
Industrial crude shares 502.7 mmb are actually 47.4 million barrels increased than a yr in the past.
Given the current web product inventory attracts, product demand has exceeded provide by 1.812 mmb/d.
Whole U.S. petroleum product shares at 789 mmb are 21 million barrels decrease than a yr in the past.
Product exports rose by 895,000 mmb/d final week, averaging 5.222 mmbd. The 4-week development of 4.445 mmbd is off 20.3 % from a yr in the past. Within the year-to-date, exports averaged 4.780 mmbd, off 13.3 % from a yr in the past.
Whole petroleum demand averaged 18.766 mmbd over the previous 4 weeks, off 10.7 % v final yr. Within the YTD, product demand averaged 19.278 mmbd, off 5.8 % v. the identical interval in 2020.
Gasoline demand on the major inventory degree rose by 231,000 b/d final week and averaged 8.483 mmbd over the previous 4 weeks, off 8.7 % v. the identical weeks final yr. Within the YTD, it reported that gasoline demand is off 10.1 % v. a yr in the past.
Distillate gas demand, which incorporates diesel gas and heating oil, fell by 436,000 b/d final week, and averaged 3.974 mmbd over the previous 4 weeks, off 1.4 % the identical weeks final yr. Within the YTD, demand is up by 2.8 % v. a yr in the past.
Jet gas demand is off 35.4 % over the previous 4 weeks v. final yr. Within the year-to-date, demand was off 30.9 % v. 2019.
Gasoline shares are actually 7.0 mmb decrease than a yr in the past, ending at 232.3 mmb.
Distillate shares are 17.1 mmb increased than a yr in the past, ending at 141.6 mmb.
The correction in crude v. petroleum product provides continued. Crude shares have a large surplus v. final yr, whereas merchandise have a deficit.
Product demand has not responded a lot to adjustments in pandemic situations, through which retail companies can function extra absolutely. There are not any indications that demand will return to pre-pandemic ranges within the foreseeable future.
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