24 Oct '12, 1pm
Drumbeat: October 24, 2012
Summary of Weekly Petroleum Data for the Week Ending October 19, 2012 U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged over 14.8 million barrels per day during the week ending October 19, 17 thousand barrels per day below the previous week’s average. Refineries operated at 87.2 percent of their operable capacity last week. Gasoline production decreased last week, averaging 9.0 million barrels per day. Distillate fuel production decreased last week, averaging 4.4 million barrels per day. U.S. crude oil imports averaged over 8.8 million barrels per day last week, up by 476 thousand barrels per day from the previous week. Over the last four weeks, crude oil imports have averaged about 8.4 million barrels per day, 396 thousand barrels per day below the same four-week period last year. Total motor gasoline imports (including both finished gasoline and gasoline blending components) last ...