EIA: US Crude, Gasoline And Diesel Stockpiles Fall In Week


NEW YORK, Aug 2 (Reuters) - U.S. crude, gasoline and diesel inventories all fell in the latest week, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Crude inventories fell by 1.5 million barrels in the week to July 28, compared with analysts' expectations for a decrease of 3 million barrels.

Crude stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub fell by 39,000 barrels, EIA said.

Gasoline stocks fell by 2.5 million barrels, compared with analysts' expectations in a Reuters poll for a 636,000-barrel drop.

Distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, fell by 150,000 barrels, versus expectations for a 525,000-barrel drop, the EIA data showed.

Refinery crude runs rose by 123,000 barrels per day, EIA data showed. Refinery utilization rates rose by 1.1 percentage points.

U.S. crude imports rose last week by 537,000 barrels per day.

(Reporting By Jessica Resnick-Ault)


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