The EIA report showed that the U.S. commercial crude oil inventories increased by 0.8 million barrels from the previous week. At 345.7 million barrels, U.S. crude oil inventories are in the upper limit of the average range for this time of year. Total motor gasoline inventories decreased by 0.4 million barrels last week and are in the upper limit of the average range.

Whereas the finished gasoline inventories decreased while blending components inventories increased last week. Distillate fuel inventories decreased by 1.9 million barrels last week and are in the middle of the average range for this time of year.