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Petroleum Marketing Monthly

Data for September 2014  |  Release Date: December 1, 2014  |  Next Release: January 2, 2015  |  full report

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Monthly price and volume statistics on crude oil and petroleum products at a national, regional
and state level.

Highlights
Petroleum marketing monthly highlights PDF
Summary statistics tables PDF
1 Crude oil prices PDF  
1A Refiner acquisition cost of crude oil by PAD Districts PDF  
2 U.S. refiner prices of petroleum products to end users PDF  
3 U.S. refiner volumes of petroleum products to end users PDF  
     
     
     
4 U.S. refiner prices of petroleum products for resale PDF  
5 U.S. refiner volumes of petroleum products for resale PDF  
     
     
     
6 U.S. pefiner motor gasoline prices by grade and sales type PDF  
7 U.S. refiner motor gasoline volumes by grade and sales type PDF  
8 U.S. refiner conventional motor gasoline prices by grade and sales type PDF  
9 U.S. refiner conventional motor gasoline volumes by grade and sales type PDF  
10 U.S. refiner reformulated motor gasoline prices by grade and sales type PDF  
11 U.S. refiner reformulated motor gasoline volumes by grade and sales type PDF  
12 U.S. propane (consumer grade) prices by sales type PDF  
13 U.S. No. 2 distillate prices by sales type PDF  
14 U.S. No. 2 diesel fuel prices by sulfur content and sales type PDF  
15 Prices of No. 2 distillate to residences by PAD District and selected states PDF  
16 U.S. refiner residual fuel prices PDF  
17 U.S. refiner residual fuel volumes PDF  
Summary statistics figures
1 Crude oil prices PDF
2 U.S. refiner retail petroleum product prices PDF
3 U.S. refiner retail petroleum product volumes PDF
4 U.S. refiner wholesale petroleum product prices PDF
5 U.S. refiner wholesale petroleum product volumes PDF
6 U.S. No.2 distillate prices to residences by PAD District PDF
7 U.S. refiner residual fuel oil prices and volumes PDF
Crude oil prices tables PDF
18 Domestic crude oil first purchase prices PDF  
19 Domestic crude oil first purchase prices for selected crude streams PDF  
20 Domestic crude oil first purchase prices by API gravity PDF  
21 F.O.B. costs of imported crude oil by selected country PDF  
22 Landed costs of imported crude oil by selected country PDF  
23 F.O.B. costs of imported crude oil by API gravity PDF  
24 Landed costs of imported crude oil by API gravity PDF  
25 Percentages of total imported crude oil by API gravity PDF  
26 F.O.B. costs of imported crude oil for selected crude streams PDF  
27 Landed costs of imported crude oil for selected crude streams PDF  
Prices of petroleum products tables PDF
28 Motor gasoline prices by grade, sales type, PAD District, and state PDF  
29 Conventional motor gasoline prices by grade, sales type, PAD District, and state PDF  
30 Reformulated motor gasoline prices by grade, sales type, PAD District, and state PDF  
31 Refiner motor gasoline prices by grade, sales type, PAD District, and state PDF  
32 Refiner prices of aviation fuels and kerosene by PAD District and state PDF  
33 Refiner prices of distillate fuels by PAD District and state PDF  
34 Propane (consumer grade) prices by sales type and PAD District PDF  
35 No. 2 distillate prices by sales type, PAD District, and selected states PDF  
36 No. 2 diesel fuel prices by sales type, PAD District, and state PDF  
37 No. 2 diesel fuel prices by sulfur content, Sales type, and PAD District PDF  
38 Residual fuel oil prices by PAD District and selected states PDF  
Volumes of petroleum products tables PDF
39 Refiner motor gasoline volumes by grade, sales type, PAD District, and state PDF  
40 Refiner motor gasoline volumes by formulation, sales type, PAD District, and state PDF  
41 Refiner volumes of aviation fuels, kerosene, No. 1 distillate, and propane by PAD District and state PDF  
42 Refiner No. 2 diesel fuel volumes by PAD District and state PDF  
43 Refiner No. 2 distillate and fuel oil volumes by PAD District and state PDF  
44 Refiner residual fuel oil and No. 4 fuel volumes by PAD District PDF  
Prime supplier sales volumes of petroleum products for local consumption tables PDF
45 Prime supplier sales volumes of motor gasoline by grade, formulation, PAD District, and state PDF  
46 Prime supplier sales volumes of aviation fuels, No. 4 fuel oil, propane, and residual fuel oil by PAD District and state PDF  
47 Prime supplier sales volumes of distillate fuel oils and kerosene by PAD District and state PDF  

Highlights

Figure HL1. Crude oil and petroleum product wholesale prices figure data



Crude oil

  • Monthly average crude oil prices fell in all categories of sale for the third month in row during September. The average domestic crude oil first purchase price dropped $3.38 (3.7 percent), to $87.34 per barrel.
  • The average free-on-board (f.o.b.) cost of imported crude oil declined $2.52 (2.8 percent), to $86.87 per barrel. The average landed cost of foreign crude oil fell $3.62 (3.9 percent), to $88.08 per barrel.
  • The average refiner acquisition cost for domestic crude oil fell $2.92 (3.0 percent), to $94.68 per barrel. The average cost of imported crude oil decreased $3.84 (4.1 percent), to $89.39 per barrel. The composite refiner acquisition cost for crude oil declined $3.34 (3.5 percent), to $92.27 per barrel.

Petroleum products

Motor gasoline
  • September monthly average prices for refiner sales of motor gasoline fell across the board. The average retail price declined 8.0 cents to $2.936 per gallon, while the average wholesale price decreased 9.0 cents to $2.669 per gallon.
  • Sales of finished motor gasoline by refiners decreased in September, with total sales falling 9.8 million gallons per day (3.1 percent) to an average of 306.3 million gallons per day. Retail sales dropped 100,000 gallons per day (0.5 percent), while wholesales fell 9.7 million gallons per day (3.3 percent). DTW sales accounted for 8.0 percent of wholesales, while rack and bulk sales made up 85.6 percent and 6.4 percent, respectively.

No. 2 distillate
  • Monthly average prices for sales of No. 2 distillates by refiners decreased in September. The average sales price for No. 2 diesel fuel to end users declined 8.7 cents to $2.925 per gallon, while the average wholesale price dropped 9.4 cents to $2.806 per gallon. The average price for No. 2 fuel oil sales to end users fell 8.4 cents to $3.324 per gallon, while the average wholesale price declined 8.3 cents to $2.701per gallon.
  • Refiner sales of No. 2 ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel increased 7.6 million gallons per day (4.9 percent) to an average of 161.2 million gallons per day in September. Total No. 2 fuel oil sales increased 2.0 million gallons per day (2.0 percent) to an average of 6.6 million gallons per day.

Residual fuel oil
  • Monthly average prices for sales of residual fuel oil by refiners declined in September. The wholesale price for low-sulfur residual fuel oil fell 4.8 cents to $2.100 per gallon. Prices for high-sulfur residual fuel oil decreased 9.5 cents to $2.255 per gallon at retail, while the wholesale price fell 6.2 cents to $2.068 per gallon.
  • Refiner sales of residual fuel oil decreased in September. Total sales of residual fuel declined 200,000 gallons per day (1.7 percent) to an average of 11.3 million gallons per day.

Other products
  • The direction of prices for the remaining surveyed products varied in September. Kerosene-type jet fuel prices fell at both retail and wholesale, while propane prices did just the opposite. Kerosene and No. 1 distillate prices declined at the wholesale level, while prices for aviation gasoline and No. 4 distillate increased at the same level.
  • Refiner sales of propane increased again at both the retail and wholesale levels during September. Kerosene-type jet fuel sales declined at retail, but rose at wholesale. Kerosene and No. 1 distillate wholesales increased, while sales of aviation gasoline and No. 4 distillates declined at the same level.



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