The EIA report showed that the U.S. commercial crude oil inventories decreased by 5.3 million barrels from the previous week. At 340.7 million barrels, U.S. crude oil inventories are above the upper limit of the average range for this time of year. Total motor gasoline inventories increased by 2.4 million barrels last week and are in the upper half of the average range.
Whereas both finished gasoline inventories and blending components inventories increased last week. Distillate fuel inventories decreased by 0.6 million barrels and are just above the upper limit of the average range for this time of year.