US weekly energy inventory and production data

  • Prior was -3429K
  • Cushing -2753K
  • Gasoline +6780K vs +2555K exp
  • Distillates +1667K vs +1100K exp
  • Refinery utilization +1.2% vs +0.33%
  • Production +0.3% w/w
  • Production 9.707mbpd vs 9.682mbpd
  • Production up 11.6% y/y

Here were the API report highlights yesterday:

The market is unsure what to do with the headlines. The crude number is tighter but that's a whole bunch of gasoline going into inventories. Much of it mirrors the API report, although it's a bit more bullish. However WTI is basically unchanged at $56.88 on the data.