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Posted August 16, 2019 Today in Energy

Annual U.S. refinery runs expected to decline for first time in 10 years ›

U.S. gross inputs to refineries, also known as refinery runs, have increased each year since 2009, most recently reaching a record high of 17.3 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2018. However, based on its monthly refinery run data through May and forecast for the remainder of 2019, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects refinery runs to decline and average 17.0 million b/d in 2019. More

U.S. gross inputs to refineries

Source: EIA, Petroleum Supply Monthly and Short-Term Energy Outlook

Data Highlights

WTI crude oil futures price

8/15/2019: $54.47/barrel

up$1.93 from week earlier
down$10.54 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

8/15/2019: $2.232/MMBtu

up$0.104 from week earlier
down$0.708 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

8/10/2019: 13.247 million tons

down1.093 million tons from week earlier
down2.101 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

8/9/2019: 2,738 Bcf

up49 Bcf from week earlier
up357 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

8/9/2019: 440.5 million barrels

up1.6 million barrels from week earlier
up26.3 million barrels from year earlier