U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Petroleum & Other Liquids
Petroleum Marketing Monthly
Data for June 2014 | Release Date: September 2, 2014 | Next Release: October 1, 2014 | full report
Monthly price and volume statistics on crude oil and petroleum products at a national, regional
and state level.
Figure HL1. Crude oil and petroleum product wholesale prices figure data
- Monthly average crude oil prices for June increased in all categories of sale. The average domestic crude oil first purchase price climbed $3.01 (3.1 percent), to $98.70 per barrel.
- The average free-on-board (f.o.b.) cost of imported crude oil increased $2.58 (2.7 percent), to $98.82 per barrel. The average landed cost of foreign crude oil rose $1.64 (1.7 percent), to $99.12 per barrel.
- The average refiner acquisition cost for domestic crude oil increased $1.56 (1.5 percent), to $103.92 per barrel. The average cost of imported crude oil rose $1.55 (1.6 percent), to $99.99 per barrel. The composite refiner acquisition cost for crude oil climbed $2.34 (2.3 percent), to $102.91 per barrel.
- Monthly average prices for refiner sales of motor gasoline were on the rise during June. The average retail price increased 2.6 cents to $3.271 per gallon, while the average wholesale price climbed 5.0 cents to $3.001 per gallon.
- For the most part, sales of finished motor gasoline by refiners declined in June. Total sales fell 2.0 million gallons per day (0.6 percent) to an average of 311.3 million gallons per day. Retail sales increased 300,000 gallons per day (1.5 percent), while wholesales decreased 2.3 million gallons per day (0.8 percent). DTW sales accounted for 8.0 percent of wholesales, while rack and bulk sales made up 85.8 percent and 6.2 percent, respectively.
No. 2 distillate
- Monthly average refiner prices for No. 2 distillates continued to fall during June. The average sales price for No. 2 diesel fuel to end users declined 1.6 cents to $3.065 per gallon, while the average wholesale price decreased 1.4 cents to $2.973 per gallon. The average price for No. 2 fuel oil sales to end users dropped 3.4 cents to $3.512 per gallon, while the average wholesale price fell 0.5 cent to $2.878 per gallon.
- Refiner sales of No. 2 ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel climbed 2.3 million gallons per day (1.5 percent) to an average of 158.3 million gallons per day in June. No. 2 fuel oil sales dropped 600,000 gallons per day (10.1 percent) to an average of 5.3 million gallons per day.
Residual fuel oil
- June monthly average prices for refiner sales of residual fuel oil rose in most sales categories. Prices for low-sulfur residual fuel oil fell 1.4 cents to $2.888 per gallon at retail, but inched up 0.8 cent to $2.358 per gallon at wholesale. Prices for high-sulfur residual fuel oil climbed 4.9 cents to $2.353 per gallon at retail, and also by 4.9 cents to $2.247 per gallon at wholesale.
- Sales of residual fuel oil by refiners rose in June. Total sales increased 1.0 million gallons to 11.8 million gallons per day. Low-sulfur residual fuel oil sales rose 300,000 gallons per day (6.8 percent), while high-sulfur residual fuel oil sales climbed 700,000 gallons per day (10.0 percent).
- Prices for the remaining surveyed products show a mix of changes during June. Propane prices increased at retail, but declined at wholesale, while kerosene-type jet fuel prices fell at both levels. The wholesale price for aviation gasoline rose firmly, while prices for kerosene and No. 1 distillate fell at the same level.
- Refiner sales of propane dropped at retail, but increased at wholesale, while kerosene-type jet fuel sales rose at both levels in June. Aviation gasoline and No. 1 distillate sales fell at wholesale, while kerosene sales increased in the same category.