Weekly US petroleum inventories:

  • Prior was -5474K
  • Gasoline +3212K vs +2062K expected
  • Distillates +8776K vs +500K expected
  • Refinery utilization +1.2% vs +0.4% expected

That's a huge draw in crude but it's balanced out by some large builds in gasoline and distllates. Oil ticked higher but only marginally on the headlines to $63.35 in WTI.

API crude data from earlier in the week:

  • Crude -7800K
  • Gasoline -700K
  • Distillates +2800K
  • Cushing -1400K