The EIA report showed that U.S. commercial crude oil inventories decreased by 1.5 million barrels from the previous week. At 326.0 million barrels, U.S. crude oil inventories are near the upper limit of the average range for this time of year. Total motor gasoline inventories decreased by 0.3 million barrels last week, and are above the upper limit of the average range.

While, both finished gasoline inventories and blending components inventories decreased last week. Distillate fuel inventories decreased by 2.0 million barrels, and are above the upper boundary of the average range for this time of year.