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Petroleum Marketing Monthly

Data for December 2016  |  Release Date: March 1, 2017  |  Next Release: April 3, 2017  |  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 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



Highlights

Crude oil

  • Monthly average prices for crude oil increased in December. The average domestic crude oil first purchase price rose $5.47 (13.1%), to $47.12 per barrel.
  • The average free-on-board (f.o.b.) cost of imported crude oil increased $4.90 (12.3%) to $44.83 per barrel. The average landed cost of foreign crude oil rose $4.05 (9.6%), to $46.12 per barrel.
  • The average refiner acquisition cost for domestic crude oil rose $4.28 (9.3%), to $50.38 per barrel. The average cost of imported crude oil climbed $4.92 (11.8%), to $46.72 per barrel. The composite refiner acquisition cost for crude oil increased $4.56 (10.3%), to $48.62 per barrel.

Petroleum products

Motor gasoline
  • Refiner monthly average prices for motor gasoline were on the rise in December. The average retail price increased 8.9 cents to $1.848 per gallon, while the average wholesale price climbed 15.8 cents to $1.585 per gallon.
  • Refiner sales of finished motor gasoline fell in December. Total sales decreased 1.8 million gallons per day (0.6%) to an average of 322.4 million gallons per day. Retail sales declined 500,000 gallons per day (2.0%), while wholesales decreased 1.3 million gallons per day (0.4%). DTW sales accounted for 7.6% of wholesales, while rack and bulk sales made up 86.2% and 6.2%, respectively.

No. 2 distillate
  • Monthly average prices for refiner sales of No. 2 distillates rose in December. The average price for No. 2 diesel fuel sold to end users increased 11.8 cents to $1.717 per gallon, while the average wholesale price rose 13.8 cents to $1.607 per gallon. The average price for sales of No. 2 fuel oil sold to end users climbed 21.0 cents to $1.997 per gallon, while the wholesale price for No. 2 fuel oil increased 12.1 cents to $1.507 per gallon.
  • Total refiner sales of No. 2 ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel fell in December. Retail sales decreased 1.3 million gallons per day (10.1%), while wholesales declined 2.3 million gallons per day (1.6%).

Residual fuel oil
  • Refiner monthly average residual fuel oil prices increased in December. The wholesale price for low-sulfur residual fuel oil rose 10.4 cents to $1.024 per gallon. Prices for high-sulfur residual fuel oil climbed 16.4 cents to $1.204 per gallon at retail, while the wholesale price rose 12.4 cents to $1.031 per gallon.
  • Sales of residual fuel oil by refiners increased in December. Retail sales rose 300,000 gallons per day (7.5%), while wholesales increased 400,000 gallons per day (5.6%).

Other products
  • Refiner prices for remaining surveyed products rose in December. Propane and kerosene-type jet fuel prices increased at both the retail and wholesale levels, while prices for aviation gasoline, kerosene, and No. 1 distillate prices climbed at wholesale.
  • The volume of refiner sales of products included in this section were mostly on the rise during December. Propane sales increased at both the retail and wholesale levels, while sales of kerosene-type jet fuel fell at retail, but rose at wholesale. Sales of aviation gasoline, kerosene, and No. 1 distillate increased at the wholesale level.



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