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U.S. Crude Oil Inventories

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Latest Release
Aug 24, 2016
Actual
2.501M
Forecast
-0.455M
Previous
-2.508M
The Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Crude Oil Inventories measures the weekly change in the number of barrels of commercial crude oil held by US firms. The level of inventories influences the price of petroleum products, which can have an impact on inflation.

If the increase in crude inventories is more than expected, it implies weaker demand and is bearish for crude prices. The same can be said if a decline in inventories is less than expected.
If the increase in crude is less than expected, it implies greater demand and is bullish for crude prices. The same can be said if a decline in inventories is more than expected.
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U.S. Crude Oil Inventories
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Aug 31, 2016 10:30   1.310M 2.501M
Aug 24, 2016 10:30 2.501M -0.455M -2.508M
Aug 17, 2016 10:30 -2.508M 0.522M 1.055M
Aug 10, 2016 10:30 1.055M -1.025M 1.413M
Aug 03, 2016 10:30 1.413M -1.363M 1.671M
Jul 27, 2016 10:30 1.671M -2.257M -2.342M

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U.S. Crude Oil Inventories 2.501M vs. -0.455M forecast By Investing.com - Aug 24, 2016

Investing.com - U.S. crude oil inventories rose unexpectedly last month, official data showed on Wednesday.In a report, Energy Information Administration said that U.S. Crude Oil Inventories rose to ...

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All Comments (92)
FX Brainiac
FX Brainiac Jul 07, 2016 3:12PM GMT
Who is this irresponsible person who added data incorrectly?.Clearly not good in simple maths!.(investing.com) Be professional! This is not the first time!!!!!!!
Starmarket praveen
Starmarket praveen Jun 22, 2016 1:49PM GMT
buy crude
dave budd
dave budd Jun 15, 2016 3:40PM GMT
Inventories creeping up again. How many tankers are left to fill. Once the excess is released onto the market I expect inventories to spike up later this summer.
Pieter Nienaber
Pieter Nienaber May 11, 2016 1:00PM GMT
oil price up/down?
Steve Myers
Steve Myers May 04, 2016 2:33PM GMT
Same song and dance - domestic production continues to decrease while imports continue to increase.
Manuel Nin
Manuel Nin Apr 27, 2016 2:43PM GMT
Has someone a group in whatsapp?
Manuel Nin
Manuel Nin Apr 27, 2016 2:38PM GMT
I have lost $100. I put a Call at $46.3
Aritz Goiriena Altonaga
Aritz Goiriena Altonaga Apr 18, 2016 2:44PM GMT
where can i have find the oficial site?
bill garrett
bill garrett Apr 13, 2016 12:10PM GMT
For those who have trouble with the colors: Green means the actual is at or less than the forecast. Red means the actual is above the forecast. In simple terms green tends to push oil prices higher, red tends to pull them lower.
Aleksas Balachovic
Aleksas Balachovic Mar 23, 2016 12:09PM GMT
For the people who don't understand what the colours mean, the statistics shown indentify how much crude oil has been obtained in last week, if there is more oil obtained than the consensus shows, it affects the market negatively as the supply rises and demand stays the same making the oils price fall, if the statistics released are lower than the consensus it affects the market positively because the supply is lower and demand stays the same so the prices go up (this is not always the case, the supply may be higher than than consensus and the price of oil may still rise as the demand increases as well, keep in mind).
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