Coquest Daily Energy Report
Crude Oil Futures for February 2022 settled down $0.52 @ $82.12/bbl trading in a $1.36 range including the overnight-RBOB settled down 0.67/cpg and Heating Oil settled up 1.43/cpg. The American Petroleum Institute’s weekly Crude Oil storage report released late Tuesday afternoon showed that domestic crude supplies decreased by -1.1 million barrels for the week ended January 7th, 2022. The weekly API data also showed storage increases of +10.9 mil/bbl for Gasoline and +3.0 mil/bbl for Distillates. The Energy Information Administration weekly petroleum storage report released early Wednesday morning showed that domestic crude supplies decreased by -4.6 million barrels for the week ended January 7, 2022. The weekly EIA data also showed a storage increases of +8.0 mil/bbl for Gasoline and +2.5 mil/bbl for Distillates. Total commercial petroleum inventories decreased last week by -4.5 million barrels last week.barrels last week
Natural Gas Futures for February 2022 settled up $0.165 @ $3.882/mmbtu trading in a .180 cent range including the overnight session. Energy Information Administration data shows natural gas spot price at Henry Hub averaged $3.910 per metric million British thermal units in calendar 2021. Monthly average prices reached $5.510/mmbtu in October, but then declined dramatically during November and early December as mild weather prevailed across a majority of the country resulting in less natural gas used for space heating. We expect Henry Hub spot prices will average $3.820/mmbtu in the first quarter of 2022 and average $3.790/mmbtu for all of 2022 and $3.630/mmbtu in 2023.
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