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Petroleum Marketing Monthly

Data for December 2020  | Release Date:  March 1, 2021  | Next Release Date: April 1, 2021  | 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. refiner 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 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 oil and product price graphic figure data



Highlights

Crude oil

    • Monthly average crude oil prices rose in all sales categories in December. The average domestic crude oil first purchase price increased $5.73 (15.0%) to $43.96 per barrel.
    • The average free-on-board (f.o.b.) cost of imported crude oil climbed $5.17 (14.3%) to $41.26 per barrel. The average landed cost of foreign crude oil rose $4.91 (12.7%) to $43.68 per barrel.
    • The average refiner acquisition cost for domestic crude oil increased $5.10 (12.3%) to $46.66 per barrel. The average cost of imported crude oil climbed $6.07 (15.5%) to $45.19 per barrel. The composite refiner acquisition cost for crude oil rose $5.46 (13.4%) to $46.14 per barrel.

    Petroleum products


    Motor gasoline
    • Monthly average prices for refiner motor gasoline sales increased in December. The average retail price increased 9.2 cents to $1.828 per gallon, while the average wholesale price rose 10.7 cents to $1.394 per gallon.
    • Refiner sales of finished motor gasoline decreased in December. Total sales fell 3.4 million gallons per day (1.2%) to an average of 275.6 million gallons per day. Retail sales dropped 300,000 gallons per day (1.6%), while wholesales decreased 3.1 million gallons per day (1.2%). DTW sales made up 6.3% of wholesales, while rack and bulk sales accounted for 91.0% and 2.7%, respectively.

    No. 2 distillate
    • Prices for refiner sales of No. 2 distillates continued to rise in December. The average price for No. 2 diesel fuel sold to end users rose 14.3 cents to $1.625 per gallon, while the average wholesale price increased 16.0 cents to $1.475 per gallon. The wholesale price for No. 2 fuel rose 18.5 cents to $1.341 per gallon.
    • Sales of No. 2 ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel by refiners declined in December. Total sales fell 1.3 million gallons per day (0.9%) to 150.7 million gallons per day. Retail sales declined 300,000 gallons per day (3.3%), while wholesales decreased 1.0 million gallons per day (0.7%).

    Residual fuel oil
    • December prices for refiner sales of residual fuel rose from November levels. The average retail price for residual fuel oil increased 14.4 cents to $1.289 per gallon, while the average wholesale price rose 17.8 cents to $1.323 per gallon.
    • Refiner residual fuel oil sales dropped 300,000 gallons per day (4.1%) to 7.1 million gallons per day in December. Retail sales were flat, while wholesales accounted for the overall decline of 300,000 gallons per day (5.6%).

    Other products
    • Monthly average prices for refiner sales of the remaining surveyed were rose in December. Propane, kerosene-type jet fuel, aviation gasoline, and No. 1 distillate prices increased at both retail and wholesale. The price for kerosene also rose at the wholesale level.
    • Refiner sales of these products show mixed trends in December. Propane and No. 1 distillate fell at retail, but increased at wholesale, while aviation gasoline sales show the opposite trend. Kerosene-type jet fuel sales rose in both sales categories, while kerosene sales increased at the wholesale level.



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