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Gasoline inventories rise again, refinery utilization jumps

GasBuddy Blog -- The Energy Information Administration released its weekly report on the status of petroleum inventories in the United States today.

Here are some highlights:

CRUDE INVENTORIES:
Crude oil inventories decreased by 1.0 million barrels to a total of 371.6 million barrels. At 371.6 million barrels, inventories are 48.1 million barrels above last year (14.9%) and are above the upper limit of the average range.

GASOLINE INVENTORIES:
Gasoline inventories increased by 2.2 million barrels to 219.3 million barrels. At 219.3 million barrels, inventories are down 0.9 million barrels, or 0.4% higher than last year. Here's how individual regions and their gasoline inventory fared last week: East Coast (-0.5mb); Midwest...


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djwhit
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 9:20:07 PM

it fix
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Yea.
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 12:31:48 PM

CURRENT TECHNOLOGY COULD INCREASE MILEAGE OF CARS, WE NEED INNOVATION AND HIGHER FUEL STANDARDS.
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Just stay home.
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"Shaduu" Why yes, a storm is coming and the gouge is on
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 7:25:25 AM

And the gas prices are going up.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 5:21:08 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 3:05:39 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 3:02:07 AM

good deal
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:59:40 AM

Waiting for the Christmas price spike to set in....
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:59:24 AM

Yesterday's news
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:55:20 AM

Barackanomics: price goes up
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:53:38 AM

Just because their making a lot of gas doesn't mean the price is going down.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:53:04 AM

so our prices at the pump should be $2.50 max
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:52:54 AM

the numbers are just to big for me to comprehend.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:52:40 AM

Will all of this make the pump prices fall any faster??
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:49:56 AM

Great news, when does it affect the prices to come down? Not soon enough!
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:49:50 AM

Crude usually decreases when Refinery output increases. Just converting more & faster for a time. It all comes out in the wash. later the crude will catch up or the refineries will decrease allowing crude inv. to increase. Unless one or the other pulls a slow down or maint etc.
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good
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:46:41 AM

I hope they keep dropping throughout the holidays.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:44:20 AM

Whatever the reason it's nice to see prices dipping below $3 here in west Michigan, for a while.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:40:35 AM

The economy says its still very bad with these figures but the Whitehouse cooks the books and lies to us that things are just fine.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:38:48 AM

Gasoline inventories rise again, refinery utilization jumps and may it lower fuel prics at the pump.
Crude oil inventories decreased, Gasoline inventories increased, Distillate inventories decreased, Refinery utilization incrreased 1.1% from last week numbers, Total US oil stocks are up 5.7% over last year.
Crude oil inventories have decreased, Gasoline inventories increased, US oil stocks increased but there are still high fuel prices at the pump but prices are slowly improving to more reasonable prices. The fuel prices at the pump should be lower to help the economy recover more!
More Refineries are Not the answer, Stop exporting that fuel is!
Big Oil and Big Gas continues to sell fuel and natural gas on the world market for higher prices. 'Coming out of the closet' Sneeky's lousy, smoke and mirrors, lack of jobs, dog and pony show and in the crapper economy, the jobs are Not here. Sneeky's economy is not improving but continues to hurt the population and the job numbers continue to be down! People will still drive and buy fuel no matter what but it sure helps to have a job too!
The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! Speculators, manipulators and the banks continue to unfairly and unjustly make the driving public pay higher prices at the pump for their personal greedy benefit.
The price at the pump needs to go down to $2/gallon - *$3, *$3.50/gallon or *$4.00 is Not the new low!
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII!
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I agree ticoman54
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:33:45 AM

Prices are too high to have these huge inventory levels. The GREED continues...
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:33:38 AM

Good news.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:32:58 AM

good news
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:31:48 AM

Very good news I presume, perhaps.
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good news
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:27:03 AM

Is gas going up again in time for Christmas?
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:23:01 AM

A bunch of games they play
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:15:35 AM

Here we go again.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:10:43 AM

If you remember prices did this last year then they created a so called shortage and "Bamm" went up over $.30 in one day !
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:05:13 AM

THE EAST GETTING BACK TO THEIR MEASLY 80% CAPACITY :/
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:04:49 AM

Good...Then prices should continue to Fall..
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:03:17 AM

that's because 43 percent of U.S. still can't afford 2.90 gas prices. and now their seeing it.(big oil is seeing it also).
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:01:49 AM

This is nothing but the EIA juggling numbers.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:01:32 AM

OK what are they plotting now?
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 2:00:56 AM

To some degree, there is reasonable stabilization.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 1:57:23 AM

and the affect on prices will be realized when
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 1:56:44 AM

Another inventory has come, but it probably means nothing regarding gas prices.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 1:53:28 AM

Still waiting to see $3 a gallon or less here locally.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 1:52:13 AM

...have these numbers ever made any difference ?...
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 1:50:03 AM

with numbers like these prices should be hitting rock bottom any day now.....oh I forgot....big oil still needs to have a good Christmas!
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More "Government" numbers, to appease the sheeple.
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And I care because?
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OK
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More NUMB3RS.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 1:35:25 AM

Another week another government sponsored speculation report...
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Gasoline inventories mean nothing. It's what's at the pump that counts.
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