Coquest Daily Energy Report
Crude Oil Futures for May 2022 settled down $5.73 @ $96.23/bbl. trading in a $8.29 range including the overnight-RBOB settled down 11.87/cpg and Heating Oil settled down 12.30/cpg. The American Petroleum Institute’s weekly Crude Oil storage report released late Tuesday afternoon showed that domestic crude supplies increased by +1.1 million barrels for the week ended April 1st, 2022. The weekly API data also showed a storage decrease of -543 k/bbl for Gasoline and a build of +593 k/bbl. build for Distillates. The Energy Information Administration’s weekly petroleum storage report released early Wednesday morning showed that domestic crude supplies increased by +2.4 million barrels for the week ended April 1st. The weekly EIA data also showed a storage decrease of -2.0/bbl for Gasoline and +800 k/bbl. for Distillates. Total commercial petroleum inventories increased last week by +5.2 million barrels last week.
Natural Gas Futures for May 2022 settled down $.003 @ $6.029/mmbtu trading in a 0.394 cent range including the overnight session. Preliminary expectations for this Thursday’s mornings weekly Energy Information Administration Natural Gas storage report calls for a withdrawal of between -28 and -35 billion cubic feet for the week ended April 1st, 2022. That compares with an increase of +26.0 bcf in the preceding week, a build of +20.0 bcf a year earlier and a five-year average build of +10.8 bcf. Updated weather forecasts show an large encroachment of cooler air descending from the Northwest and encompassing a majority or the lower forty-eight all the way the Gulf Coast region over the next eight-to-fourteen day time frame.
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