Crude Oil

U.S. Oil Outlook: Gasoline prices will continue to fall

Between the beginning of October and the end of February, U.S. average heating degree days were 13% higher than last winter (indicating colder weather) and 10% above the 10-year average. The Northeast was 13% colder than last winter, the Midwest and South both 19% colder, while the West was 5% warmer. The cold weather had the greatest effect on households in the Midwest that primarily use propane and those in the Northeast that rely on heating oil. FULL STORY »

Brent crude oil prices expected to weaken

Brent crude oil spot prices in February averaged between $108/bbl and $112/bbl for the eighth consecutive month. EIA expects the Brent crude oil price to weaken as non-OPEC supply growth exceeds growth in world consumption. The Brent crude oil price is projected to average $105/bbl and $101/bbl in 2014 and 2015, respectively. FULL STORY »

U.S. OIL OUTLOOK: Winter Highlights

Temperatures east of the Rocky Mountains have been significantly colder this winter (October-February) compared with the same period both last winter and the average for the past 10 years. FULL STORY »

Petroleum Product Exports Continued to Rise in 2013

Gasoline price are up while diesel fuel stays flat. Propane inventories rise and residential heating oil and propane prices decrease. FULL STORY »

Winter weather has broad effects on petroleum markets

The sustained cold weather that overtook much of the United States during January and February increased demand for space heating fuels, disrupted crude oil and natural gas production as well as refinery, rail, and pipeline operations, and challenged the ability of energy infrastructure to deliver fuel. FULL STORY »

Gasoline inventories high as refinery turnarounds approach

Since it became the prompt contract at the close of trading on January 31, the Nymex futures contract for March delivery of RBOB (the petroleum component of gasoline) in New York Harbor has increased 19 cents per gallon (cpg), reaching $2.82/gal on February 19. FULL STORY »

WTI–Brent spread projected to average $11 per barrel in 2014

In the February Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), EIA projects that the discount of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) to North Sea Brent crude oil, which averaged $11 per barrel (bbl) in 2013, will average $11/bbl and continue at the same level in 2014 and 2015. FULL STORY »

Gasoline price flat while diesel fuel price increased

The U.S. average retail price of regular gasoline decreased less than one cent to remain at $3.30 per gallon as of January 27, 2014, six cents lower than last year at this time. FULL STORY »

Crude oil imports continue to decline

For the second time since January 2000, weekly imports of crude oil into the United States fell below 7.0 million barrels per day (bbl/d) during the week ending January 10, before rebounding slightly the following week. FULL STORY »

Strong U.S. crude oil production growth forecast through 2015

Strong growth in U.S. crude oil production, primarily attributable to growing volumes of light crude oil produced from onshore tight oil formations, has reshaped global oil markets in recent years. FULL STORY »

U.S. gasoline exports reshape trade flows in the Atlantic Basin

Gasoline trade flows in the Atlantic Basin are changing. Access to less-expensive crude oil and natural gas is making U.S. refineries more competitive, boosting refinery runs and putting Gulf Coast refineries at an advantage to supply Atlantic Basin gasoline demand. FULL STORY »

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