Coquest Daily Energy Report
Crude Oil Futures for May 2023 settled down $0.23 @ $72.97/bbl. trading in a $1.61 range including the overnight-RBOB settled down 4.40/cpg and Heating Oil settled down 11.15/cpg. The American Petroleum Institute’s weekly Crude Oil storage report released late Tuesday afternoon showed that domestic crude supplies decreased by -6.0 million barrels for the week ended March 24th, 2023. The weekly API data also showed a storage decrease of -5.9 mil/bbl. for Gasoline and a build of +548 k/bbl. for Distillates. The Energy Information Administration’s weekly petroleum storage report released early Wednesday morning showed that domestic crude supplies decreased by -7.5 million barrels for the week ended March 24th, 2023. The weekly EIA data also showed a decrease of -2.9 mil/bbl. for Gasoline and a build of 300 k/bbl. for Distillates. Total commercial petroleum inventories decreased last week by -10.7 million barrels.
Natural Gas Futures for April 2023 settled down $0.039 @ $1.991/mmbtu trading in a 0.139 cent range including the overnight session. Preliminary expectations for this Thursday’s mornings weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas storage report calls for a decrease of between -51 and -59 billion cubic feet for the week ended March 24th, 2023. That compares with a decrease of -72.0 bcf in the preceding week, a build of +26.0 bcf. a year earlier and a five-year average decrease of -17.6 bcf. Updated weather forecasts currently show a nation divided, with the West Coast and Inner-Mountain region temperatures remaining somewhat below normal, while the Ohio Valley, Southeast and Plain states all look to experience somewhat above average temps over the next six-to-ten day time frame.
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