Oil traders - heads up for the (private survey) inventory data, due around the bottom of the hour
The private survey day for oil inventory levels, official government data follows Wednesday morning US time.
The data due soon is released to subscribers to the private firm's service at 4.30pm NY time and hits media in the minutes following.
- Reuters poll of analysts puts the median estimate at a build (headline inventory) of 1.9 million barrels.
- Platts, meanwhile, have their survey expected build at 1.8 million barrels