The EIA report showed that the U.S commercial crude oil inventories decreased by 1.7 million barrels from the previous week. At 363.8 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 decreased by 0.5 million barrels last week and are near the upper limit of the average range.

Whereas finished gasoline inventories increased while blending components inventories decreased last week. Distillate fuel inventories increased by 1.2 million barrels last week and are above the upper limit of the average range for this time of year.