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EIA: Big drop in crude inventories, Midwest refineries operate at 99% of capacity

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

Here are some highlights:

CRUDE INVENTORIES:
Crude oil inventories decreased by 5.4 million barrels to a total of 360.7 million barrels. At 360.7 million barrels, inventories are 9.0 million barrels above last year (2.6%) and are above the upper limit of the average range.

GASOLINE INVENTORIES:
Gasoline inventories decreased by 1.0 million barrels to 202.7 million barrels. At 202.7 million barrels, inventories are down 8.7 million barrels, or 4.1% lower than last year. Here's how individual regions and their gasoline inventory fared last week: East Coast (-0.3mb); Midwest...


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Submitted Aug 22, 2012 By: PD
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albert2008
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not nice
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Caprice: dreams are ten a penny...
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Dreams are like rainbows, only idiots chase them, and lower prices are a dream
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ssdw
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 4:55:25 AM

the usual blah blah.. no influence on real world prices.
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Mmmmhmm
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SSDW
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 5:10:36 PM

And up go the prices, one last gouge over the labor day weekend. I hate the gas station!
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 3:22:35 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 1:59:01 PM

So up the price again. They are not buy it these prices.
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 12:21:37 PM

old post.
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 11:56:48 AM

Not helping to lower gas prices.
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good stuff
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The Useless government teat feeders the EIA = Empty-heads Inept Agency
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BIG OIL can make the numbers say anything they want
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No relief here!
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Prices are stil up and goong up in the midwest
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99%? i am the 99%!
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 9:08:44 AM

I continue to say the environmentalists and obstructionists have stifled the construction of refineries in the misbegotten belief lack of refined oil would wean the world from oil.

It worked to halt nuclear power plant construction, but didn't wean us from electricity. All it did was force utilities to keep old less-safe designs on line rather than replace with modern safer cheaper to run designs. Same for refineries, we could build better, safer, more efficient, but can not due to the red tape.
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OLD NEWS

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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 9:04:53 AM

They are running up the price of fuel, and when they switch over to winter blends which are cheaper it will take six months to get pump prices where they were a month ago.
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 9:04:37 AM

Looks like 'big oil' want to keep the price at the pump up!!
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and for this, they jack prices 17 cents/gallon overnight.
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I hope the speculators don't catch wind that the economy is improving...
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 9:03:15 AM

Pretty much normal operation, for any business that has inventories. The inventory will fluctuate up and down all the time....
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 9:02:59 AM

Yesterday's news. But just another excuse to raise prices. AZ gas prices are rising daily. Prices seem to always fall very slowly but increase like a skyrocket for the stupidest reasons. I think it's called: GREED!!!!
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Saw this.
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OK
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 9:00:41 AM

Getting a bit technical, aren't we? Just so many factors in attempting to set a reasonable price at the pump. But of course the ever-present greed will always enter the picture.
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This is Manipulation at work here.
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 8:58:51 AM

Another way to provide for price increases.
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 8:58:40 AM

Up and down.
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ok
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Sounds like the prices willbe risin' agin...
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 8:56:23 AM

Sounds good
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 8:55:25 AM

I now see some people are predicting $6 a gallon, now that's getting really scary.
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 8:55:05 AM

Just more fuel for speculators, I fear.
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 8:54:51 AM

just another reason/execuse to jack up the prices ...
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ok
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Not quite believing this is the whole truth
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 8:50:19 AM

alright
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 8:49:44 AM

Good. Now take care of the maintenance you need to do with the reduction in output.
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Interesting.....
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 8:48:29 AM


Get prepared, Labor Day weekend is coming!
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2012 8:48:24 AM

Refinery utilization in Midwest @ 99%....Need more capacity.
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So what
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Here comes $6 a gallon.
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