Coquest Daily Energy Report

Crude Oil Futures for October 2022 settled up $1.15 @ $94.89/bbl. trading in a $2.61 range including the overnight-RBOB settled down 13.23/cpg and Heating Oil settled up 17.13/cpg. The American Petroleum Institute’s weekly Crude Oil storage report released late Tuesday afternoon showed that domestic crude supplies decreased by -5.6 million barrels for the week ended August 19th, 2022. The weekly API data also showed storage increases of +268 k/bbl. for Gasoline and +1.0 mil/bbl. for Distillates. The Energy Information Administration’s weekly petroleum storage report released early Wednesday morning showed that domestic crude supplies decreased by -3.3 million barrels for the week ended August 19th, 2022. The weekly EIA data also showed storage unchanged for Gasoline and draw of -700 k/bbl. for Distillates. Total commercial petroleum inventories increased last week by +1.4 million barrels.

Natural Gas Futures for September 2022 settled up $0.137 @ $9.330/mmbtu trading in a 0.355 cent range including the overnight session. Preliminary expectations for this Thursday’s mornings weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas storage report calls for an addition of between +47 and +55 billion cubic feet for the week ended August 19, 2022. That compares with an increase of +18.0 bcf in the preceding week, a build of +29.0 bcf. a year earlier and a five-year average injection of +45.0 bcf. Updated weather forecasts show mostly normal temperatures to prevail across the heart of the lower forty-eight, while the Northwest and New England regions look to experience somewhat above normal temperatures over the next six-to-ten day time frame.


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