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Posted July 16 2018Today in Energy

U.S. refinery capacity virtually unchanged between 2017 and 2018 ›

As of January 1, 2018, U.S. operable atmospheric crude distillation capacity totaled 18.6 million barrels per calendar day (b/cd), a slight decrease of 0.1% since the beginning of 2017 according to EIA’s annual Refinery Capacity Report. Annual operable crude oil distillation unit (CDU) capacity had increased slightly in each of the five years before 2018. More

U.S. atmospheric crude distillation capacity

Source: EIA, Refinery Capacity Report

    Data Highlights

    WTI crude oil futures price

    7/12/2018: $70.33/barrel

    down$2.61 from week earlier
    up$24.84 from year earlier

    Natural gas futures price

    7/12/2018: $2.797/MMBtu

    down$0.040 from week earlier
    down$0.188 from year earlier

    Weekly coal production

    7/7/2018: 12.951 million tons

    down1.623 million tons from week earlier
    up0.510 million tons from year earlier

    Natural gas inventories

    7/6/2018: 2,203 Bcf

    up51 Bcf from week earlier
    down725 Bcf from year earlier

    Crude oil inventories

    7/6/2018: 405.2 million barrels

    down12.6 million barrels from week earlier
    down90.1 million barrels from year earlier

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