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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2013 10:51:18 AM

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 3.3 million barrels to a total of 385.9 million barrels. At 385.9 million barrels, inventories are 32.5 million barrels above last year (9.2%) and are above the upper limit of the average range.

GASOLINE INVENTORIES:
Gasoline inventories decreased by 1.6 million barrels to 221.2 million barrels. At 221.2 million barrels, inventories are down 2.1 million barrels, or 1.0% lower than last year. Here's how individual regions and their gasoline inventory fared last week: East Coast (-0.9mb); Midwest...

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rickfro
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2013 11:37:58 PM

Conserve gas.
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WanderDan
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2013 4:25:58 PM

different ways of keeping us on the juice
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mabrams184
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2013 7:19:29 AM

ok...
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 8:10:12 AM

sounds to me like someone's tweaking stuff.
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52MPG
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 8:33:27 AM

A graph would be useful.
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WonderfulMI
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 6:10:41 AM

Has anyone audited these industry-reported numbers? Do I smell a LIBOR fraud?
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forderjunk
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 6:03:50 AM

Refinery production rising so they can export more for more $$$$$$
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bikechuck
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 6:02:53 AM

Doesn't seem to predict anything in the way of gas prices.
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fillerupyeoww
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 6:01:14 AM

Doesn't really mean anything. They can massage the numbers all they want and say whatever they want, and the pump price will continue up regardless
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Eugenian
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:59:56 AM

fascinating
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LeeFree
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:59:40 AM

i read that as rising prices at the pump.
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Ferdman17
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:59:18 AM

Same story
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FocusST2
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:58:29 AM

Sounds like somebody's exporting.
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Petrock
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:57:17 AM

More oil available ... but prices go up and up! Someone is doing well ... and it ain't the gas buying public!
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:54:01 AM

What does that mean?
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jeff95519
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:52:04 AM

so then what
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epf
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:51:08 AM

And around and around we go.
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warlord1
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:47:29 AM

MORE GREED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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kobes1
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:47:13 AM

I don't believe it
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hamdriver
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:45:01 AM

Old news
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:44:59 AM

GREED.
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Redink
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:44:13 AM

We are in a transition stage per big oil, changing from winter to summer and maintenance. Any excuse to keep prices high and inventories going down.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:43:41 AM

hard to figure.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:41:23 AM

Agree with Lengas.
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Lengas
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:39:50 AM

Big Oil Manipilation.
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hockey_24
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:39:02 AM

need more refineries
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:38:11 AM

Up, down... They just manipulate supply/demand.
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twobroke61
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:37:54 AM

don't seem to have anything to do with the price at the pump anymore
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:37:23 AM

Maintenance must be done or close to it.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:33:26 AM

Ever since BIG OIL was able to wrangle the export of large quantities of refined gasoline without tax penalty, the laws of supply and demand have been effectively foreclosed. Until this rather salient element is reversed, BIG OIL will be able to charge pretty much what they want.
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wingryder92
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:33:07 AM

It seems this is happening each year now.
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defense
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:32:10 AM

ok
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speedys
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:32:06 AM

It does not seem to have any effect on gas prices.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:31:25 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:30:39 AM

ok
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tidalwave3
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:26:28 AM

Not feeling that warm & fuzzy feeling :(
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:25:58 AM

Using too much...
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:24:28 AM

Just more crap.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:23:23 AM

This is only the weekly babble report folks.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:21:31 AM

Has nothing to do with gas price anymore.
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getchaz
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:19:00 AM

interesting
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74celica
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:18:23 AM

the oil industry is creating their own shortage to raise prices
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:13:01 AM

Ok
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Z06KY
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:11:57 AM

And we have another reason to raise gas prices!
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:08:28 AM

Okay
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:07:04 AM

Diesel is used for trucking our food and ethanol is still down...

DISTILLATE (diesel, heating oil) INVENTORIES:
Distillate inventories increased by 4.5 million barrels to a total of 115.3 million barrels. At 115.3 million barrels, inventories are now 15.2% lower than a year ago. Total distillate inventories stand 20.6 million barrels lower than their year ago level.
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badharley
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:04:28 AM

Same old news oil up gas down.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:04:21 AM

scare tactic
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 5:02:05 AM

Oh, how could we get through the week without the propaganda report?
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Ziggy1962
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 4:59:12 AM

Old news.

[Edited by: Ziggy1962 at 3/28/2013 4:59:45 AM EST]
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