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Petroleum Marketing Monthly

Data for April 2020  | Release Date:  July 1, 2020  | Next Release Date: August 3, 2020  | 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

  • Continuing on a downward path, monthly average crude oil prices marked long-term lows in April. The average domestic crude oil first purchase price fell $15.80 (49.7%) to $16.00 per barrel, its lowest level since January 2002.
  • The average free-on-board (f.o.b.) cost of imported crude oil dropped $10.33 (42.9%) to $13.76 per barrel. The average landed cost of foreign crude oil declined $10.65 (39.8%) to $16.14 per barrel.
  • The average refiner acquisition cost for domestic crude oil fell $13.82 (39.5%) to $21.16 per barrel. The average cost of imported crude oil decreased $11.83 (41.5%) to $16.67 per barrel. The composite refiner acquisition cost for crude oil declined $13.22 (40.6%) to $19.33 per barrel.

Petroleum products


Motor gasoline
  • April monthly average prices for refiner sales of motor gasoline decreased from March levels. The average retail price dropped 36.9 cents to $1.493 per gallon, while the average wholesale price fell 48.3 cents to 64.4 cents per gallon, its lowest level in more than 18 years.
  • Finished motor gasoline sales by refiners declined in April. Total sales fell 69.0 million gallons per day (25.6%) to an average of 200.4 million gallons per day. Retail sales dropped 6.2 million gallons per day (33.5%), while wholesales fell 62.8 million gallons per day (25.0%). DTW sales made up 6.2% of wholesales, while rack and bulk sales accounted for 90.2% and 3.6%, respectively.

No. 2 distillate
  • Prices for refiner sales of No. 2 distillates also continued to fall in April. The average price for No. 2 diesel fuel sold to end users dropped 35.0 cents to $1.136 per gallon, while the average wholesale price decreased 37.0 cents to 90.8 cents per gallon, its lowest level since December 2003. The average retail price for No. 2 fuel oil sales fell 59.3 cents to $1.220 per gallon, while the average wholesale price declined 36.6 cents to 87.2 cents per gallon.
  • Refiner sales of No. 2 ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel decreased 1.9 million gallons per day (1.2%) to 161.4 million gallons per day in April. Retail sales dropped 600,000 gallons per day (5.9%), while wholesales declined 1.3 million gallons per day (0.8%).

Residual fuel oil
  • Refiner residual fuel oil sales prices decreased in April. The average retail price for residual fuel oil fell 45.1 cents to 92.0 cents per gallon, while the average wholesale price dropped 38.7 cents to 73.4 cents per gallon.
  • April refiner sales of residual fuel oil increased 1.1 million gallons per day (11.1%) to 11.0 million gallons per day. Retail sales rose 300,000 gallons per day (15.0%), while wholesales increased 800,000 gallons per day (10.1%).

Other products
  • Refiner prices for the remaining surveyed products registered decreases again during April. Kerosene-type jet fuel, No. 1 distillate, and propane prices show declines in both the retail and wholesale categories. Prices for aviation gasoline and kerosene also declined at the wholesale level.
  • Sales of other products by refiners decreased in April. Propane, kerosene-type jet fuel, and No. 1 distillate sales fell at both the retail and wholesale levels. Aviation gasoline and kerosene sales declined at wholesale.



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