Weekly oil inventory data from the EIA

  • Cushing +35K
  • Gasoline -413K vs -1000K exp
  • Distillates -1944K vs -1450K exp
  • Total distillate inventories at the lowest since Nov 2015
  • Production 9.305 mbpd vs 9.314 mbpd prior (-0.1% w/w)

Oil slumped yesterday after the API numbers, which showed:

  • Oil +882K
  • Cushing -539K
  • Gasoline -1790K
  • Distillates +1790K

So while the headlines initially look bearish, the bad news was mostly priced in -- except for gasoline.

On the headlines, crude jumped to $49.40 from $49.00. Friday's high was $49.66.