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Posted October 21, 2016Today in Energy

U.S. crude oil imports increase during first half of 2016, the first increase since 2010 ›

U.S. gross crude oil imports increased by 528,000 barrels per day (b/d), or 7%, during the first half of 2016 compared to the first half of 2015. This increase reverses a multiyear trend of decreasing U.S. crude oil imports as a result of increasing U.S. production. More

Source: EIA, Petroleum Supply Monthly


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WTI crude oil futures price

10/19/2016: $51.60/barrel

up$1.42 from week earlier
up$6.05 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

10/19/2016: $3.170/MMBtu

down$0.040 from week earlier
up$0.694 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

10/15/2016: 16.030 million tons

down0.538 million tons from week earlier
down0.625 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

10/14/2016: 3,836 Bcf

up77 Bcf from week earlier
up46 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

10/14/2016: 468.7 million barrels

down5.2 million barrels from week earlier
up24.1 million barrels from year earlier


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