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EIA: Second straight week featuring large gasoline build

GasBuddy Blog -- The Energy Information Administration released its weekly report on the status of petroleum inventories in the United States today.

Here are some highlights:

CRUDE INVENTORIES:
Crude oil inventories increased by 0.8 million barrels to a total of 372.6 million barrels. At 372.6 million barrels, inventories are 38.5 million barrels above last year (11.5%) and are above the upper limit of the average range.

GASOLINE INVENTORIES:
Gasoline inventories increased by 5.0 million barrels to 212.1 million barrels. At 217.1 million barrels, inventories are down 1.7 million barrels, or 0.8% lower than last year. Here's how individual regions and their gasoline inventory fared last week: East Coast (+1.7mb); Midwest...


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Submitted Dec 12, 2012 By: PD
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 6:55:12 AM

wang: anything to do w/ Pig Oil inventories and prices does not follow supply & demand. If it were, we'd have prices at the pump in the 1.50 range.
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wang91554
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 11:19:52 AM

supply and demand at work...
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paulp24
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 9:00:20 AM

Lets see what happens to retail.
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85XJ
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 7:29:19 AM

Look at this article also here on GasBuddy: U.S. Refiners May Cut Gasoline Output on ‘Poor’ Sales, JBC Says

Now tell me the oil companies don't manipulate their inventories and supplies.

Nice to see the East Coast refineries are getting back on track.
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bell05
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 6:59:40 AM

My favorite worthless report.
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matthwbar
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 6:07:01 AM

Interesting...
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 6:04:20 AM

Here we go again...
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gougenator
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:43:11 AM

welllll they lowered gas prices for a REASON ,,or else it would be business as usual (going up right after the election and MANY ppl driving now,,demand is demand :)))
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:38:02 AM

Jeffro61 said: "Prices will force us into another recession."

It wasn't high gas prices that got us in the recession in the first place - it was the manipulation of the housing finance industry by Democrats. What WILL get us into another recession is higher taxes and continued reckless spending by the Obozo administration...you know, the same administration that promised us "Recovery Summer" a couple of years ago but delivered squat. They clearly don't have any idea what makes for a vibrant economy, so we're really screwed for the next 4 years.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:35:35 AM

oil-k
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Jayburt
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:34:53 AM

Prices should be in the low $2 range or lower but they are not done making mega money off us yet. Add in the fact that state governments are taxing gas more and more as a unseen 'tax' and we the people get screwed once again..
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pitamon
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:33:18 AM

So when is the drop going to happen here?
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:33:10 AM

Who the heck knows?
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fordfan1
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:31:30 AM

Good to hear but this as we know will be short lived!!!! The refineries will surely cut production to drive the prices back up!!!!
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otherdave
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:31:29 AM

And gas is still over $3.00
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:31:12 AM

never
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:30:23 AM

Does that mean prices at the pump going to drop?
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:28:57 AM

Old news
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:28:52 AM

So
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:28:47 AM

Yesterday's news. . .
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jppezz
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:28:07 AM

So when will the prices be dropping?
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:28:07 AM

ya.now what?
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:28:01 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:27:15 AM

It supposed to build...ITS WINTER....
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:26:11 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:25:53 AM

Thanks, overpaid bureaucrats.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:25:12 AM

Strange no mention by the EIA of $8 gallon fuel or $268 a barrel oil in 2040.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:25:08 AM

Hopefully the prices will drop.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:24:04 AM

I've never grasped what impact inventories have on pump price.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:22:52 AM

Good. We need inventories.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:21:12 AM

"The Energy Information Administration" part of Big Brother's machine says...
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:19:44 AM

When money is tight, people stay home and concentrate on family matters. I understand that this time of year the supply does go up. Snow and rain and cold tend to take the shine off travel.
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Jeffro61
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:19:35 AM

Prices will force us into another recession.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:19:09 AM

Ah, two increases in inventories. Is there a correlation between this and slightly lower gas prices in South Carolina? Probably not.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:18:58 AM

a yo-yo.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:18:19 AM

intersting
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swede
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:17:27 AM

This could be telling us that the people are starting to reduce spending because of an impending recession.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:16:52 AM

up down up
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:16:00 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:15:43 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:14:15 AM

It means another recession.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:14:14 AM

Our average metro pump price today is $3.12/gal
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:13:57 AM

With apparent differnce between supply and demand, prices should be dropping like stones. Unfortunately they are not.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:10:58 AM

not sure what all this means
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:03:27 AM

The increased inventory will not have the consumer’s desired effect of substantially lower prices.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:03:21 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:02:42 AM

Good to hear!
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:02:39 AM

Thanks
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:02:28 AM

East and West Coast refineries are operating at only 79% capacity while the rest of the nation is operating at 90 to 95% capacity. So the "blue states" have an artificial shortage and pay higher prices than the red states. This is price manipulation by the oil companies and refineries.It is wrong.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 5:01:52 AM

Prices finally falling to the $3.50 level here.
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