Coquest Daily Energy Report
Crude Oil Futures for March 2022 settled up $0.30 @ $89.66/bbl trading in a $2.17 range including the overnight-RBOB settled up 2.83/cpg and Heating Oil settled up 3.23/cpg. The American Petroleum Institute’s weekly Crude Oil storage report released late Tuesday afternoon showed that domestic crude supplies decreased by -2.0 million barrels for the week ended February 4th, 2022. The weekly API data also showed storage decreases of -1.1 mil/bbl for Gasoline and -2.2 mil/bbl for Distillates. The Energy Information Administration weekly petroleum storage report released early Wednesday morning showed that domestic crude supplies decreased by -4.8 million barrels for the week ended February 4th. The weekly EIA data also showed storage decreases of -1.6 mil/bbl for Gasoline and a draw -900 k/bbl for Distillates. Total commercial petroleum inventories decreased last week by -8.1 million barrels last week.
Natural Gas Futures for March 2022 settled down $0.239 @ $4.009/mmbtu trading in a .276 cent range including the overnight session. Preliminary expectations for this Thursday morning’s weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas storage report calls for a decrease of between -210 and -225 billion cubic feet for the week ended February 4th, 2022. That compares with a withdrawal of -268 bcf in the preceding week, a draw of -171 bcf a year earlier and a five year average pull of -159.0 billion cubic feet. Updated weather forecasts show a moderation of the colder than average temperatures into the heart of the lower forty-eight, while the Eastern seaboard is likely to see somewhat below average temperatures over the next six to ten day period.
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