The American Petroleum Institute said late Tuesday that US crude oil shipments fell 7.7 million barrels in the week ending April 30, according to sources. The data also showed that gasoline inventories fell 5.3 million barrels, while distillate inventories fell by almost 3.5 million barrels. Sources said crude oil inventories at a warehouse in Cushing, Oklahoma, rose 548,000 barrels in a week. Inventory data from the Energy Information Administration will be released Wednesday. According to a survey of analysts by S&P Global Platts, on average, the EIA will show that oil reserves will decrease by 3.9 million barrels. He also predicts a reduction in supply of 500,000 barrels of gasoline and 1.6 million barrels of distillates. June West Texas Intermediate Oil CLM21,
in electronic trading, it amounted to $ 66.14 per barrel compared to the calculation on Tuesday at the New York Mercantile Exchange at $ 65.69 per barrel.