Coquest Daily Energy Report
Crude Oil Futures for June 2023 settled down $1.12 @ $75.66/bbl. trading in a $2.16 range including the overnight-RBOB settled up 2.03/cpg and Heating Oil settled up 0.52/cpg. Last Wednesday morning’s weekly Energy Information Administration domestic Crude Oil storage data showed a decrease of -5.1 million barrels for the week ending April 21st, 2023. Gasoline inventories decreased by -2.4 mil/bbl. and Distillates also decreased for the time frame by -600 k /bbl., domestic refiners ran at 91.3% versus 91.0% during the prior week. Total domestic crude oil storage now stands at 460.9 mil/bbls. (ex-SPR) a decrease of approximately -20.2 million barrels over the past five weeks while Gasoline stocks have decreased -8.4 mil/bbl. to 221.1 mil/bbl. over the same time frame. According to the weekly data, total commercial petroleum inventories decreased by -400,000 barrels for the week.
Natural Gas Futures for June 2023 settled down $0.092 @ $2.318/mmbtu trading in a 0.120 cent range including the overnight session. The Energy Information Administration’s weekly domestic Natural Gas storage report released early last Thursday morning showed that Natural Gas storage increased by +79.0 billion cubic feet for the week ending April 21st, 2023- in line with estimates and within most analysts’ forecasts. According to EIA statistics, the current domestic natural gas storage total stands at 2.009 trillion cubic feet. The 2.009 tcf. represents a surplus, now standing at +35.4 % or +525 bcf. versus the year over year average, while the surplus versus the five year average also continues-now standing at +22.2% or +365 billion cubic feet.
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