Between September 27 and October 04, 2022, the WTI (Western Texas Intermediate) crude oil contracts closed trading at US$ 86.87, gaining 12.6% in a week, and US$ 9.21 more than a year ago. The spread with Brent Crude Oil Spot Price on October 04, was US$6.87. U.S. oil production averaged 12.000 million barrels per day, equal to 1 week ago, but 0.600 MMB/D more than 1 year ago.
Crude Oil and Petroleum Products imports to the U.S. equated to 7.319 MMB/D, down 0.971 MMB/D from one week ago and a decrease of 1.006 MMB/D compared to one year back. On the other hand, U.S. Crude Oil and Petroleum exports reached 10.612 MMB/D, 0.372 MMB/D down from one week ago and exceeding 2.600 MMB/D relative to one year ago.
U.S. crude oil refinery net inputs reached 15.961 MMB/D, up 0.210 MMB/D from one week ago and up 0.900 MMB/D compared to the same period last year.
Regarding the number of days of crude oil supply in the U.S., the week ended with the mark of 26.8, 0.1 days less than one week ago, and down 0.9 days compared to one year ago.
In relation to petroleum derivatives, we had the following price changes during the week:
|Product (NY Harbor)||
Price per gallon
|Conventional Gasoline||US$ 2.846||17.70%||US$ 0.526|
|Heating Oil||US$ 3.490||17.71%||US$ 1.192|
|Diesel Fuel (Ultra-low-sulfur)||US$ 3.660||16.19%||US$ 1.280|
|Kerosene||US$ 3.440||12.71%||US$ 1.220|
The Henry Hub spot price fell by US$ 1.503 from September 26, to close at US$ 5.400 MMBtu on October 04. Compared to one year ago, the NG price decreased by US 0.600 MMBtu. The total supply of U.S. natural gas was 110.8 billion cubic feet in the week ending on 10/04, which is 0.3 bcf/d more than a week ago and 4.9 bcf/d more than a year ago. Concerning U.S. demand, the last measured week reached 66.0 bcf/d, down 0.7 bcf/d from a week ago and up 2.4bcf/d during a year.
The most recent U.S. price indicators for electricity (07/2022) indicate an average residential retail price of US$ 15.46/kWh (9.72% in one year), an average industrial price of US$ 9.43/kWh (25.23% in one year) and an average transportation price of 12.26/kWh (19.38% in one year).
Electricity Generation (Megawatthours - daily average):
|Source||10/04/2022||% Change 1 Week||% Change 1 Year|
EIA Price Forecast
WTI (dollars per barrel)
Brent (dollars per barrel)
Natural Gas (dollars per thousand cubic feet)
Electricity - Residential Retail (cents per kilowatt-hour)
Fuel prices in the European Union – October 04, 2022
|Automotive gas oil (I)||
Heating gas oil
|Fuel oil (III)|
This weekly Energy Report was crafted by Planck E with sources from: https://www.eia.gov/ and https://energy.ec.europa.eu/
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