Commercial oil stocks in the USA (excluding strategic reserves) for the week ended 26 February, increased by 10.4 million barrels, or 2%, to 518 million barrels. The data contained in the review of the energy information administration of the Ministry of energy of the country.
Many analysts believed that the index increased by only 3,604 million barrels to 511,204 million barrels, according to PRIME.
While inventories of gasoline declined by 1,468 million barrels and amounted to $ 254,989 million barrels. Commercial stocks of distillates grew by 2,882 million barrels to 163,597 million barrels, said “Finmarket.”
Experts interviewed by Bloomberg, expected reduction of stocks of gasoline by 1.5 million barrels and reduction of stocks of distillates by 1.15 million barrels.