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EIA: Massive increase in gasoline inventories, could push prices lower

GasBuddy Blog -- 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 decreased by 2.4 million barrels to a total of 371.8 million barrels. At 371.8 million barrels, inventories are 35.7 million barrels above last year (10.6%) and are above the upper limit of the average range.

GASOLINE INVENTORIES:
Gasoline inventories increased by 7.9 million barrels to 212.1 million barrels. At 212.1 million barrels, inventories are down 2.9 million barrels, or 1.3% lower than last year. Here's how individual regions and their gasoline inventory fared last week: East Coast (+0.5mb); Midwest...


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Submitted Dec 05, 2012 By: PD
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Bearcat500
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 9:09:13 AM

OK
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 3:09:30 PM

They're dropping ever so slightly in Washington, $3.22 I saw this morning
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Prices are dropping in Central Texas.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 10:36:49 AM

may drop a little-- just enough to keep us on the juice.
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 9:19:42 AM

OK.
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 8:50:05 AM

lower price always good
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better to have than to not
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2012 3:51:34 PM

What about the refinery investigations from Sandy? Let's hear about that first!
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2012 11:56:31 AM

heres hoping
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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2012 7:38:32 AM

THR MORE THE BETTER
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 11:01:19 PM

gas too high
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 9:56:56 PM

Bout time,,,,
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 5:56:41 PM

...unless, of course, there are other refinery "mishaps".
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 8:26:00 AM

? Oh yeah the market is dictated by financial wizzards not supply and demand.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 8:08:04 AM

don't worry, something "{minor",sorry MAJOR will ahppen and the price to us will soar!!!
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Yeah right.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 4:06:17 AM

My money is on the, could push prices higher side, perhaps.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 4:05:02 AM

Shoulda woulda coulda.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 4:03:28 AM

Lower is a relative term. The drop of a few cents at the pump will not make up for the dollars that have been added to the pump price in just a few short years. Sub $2.00 gas will never be back.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 4:03:07 AM

I keep waiting for that big price drop at the pump but it's holding firm at $3.59/gal in my area.
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Hope so
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Heart be still!
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:56:33 AM

Outstanding but will it effect the pump is another thing.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:56:28 AM

just keep the prices low...
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:55:51 AM

Not too soon for me
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:55:11 AM

So could going into a depression.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:53:27 AM

Up and down. Everyone seems to tell a different story.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:53:16 AM

Let's see those lower prices.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:50:57 AM

Yesterdays news.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:50:57 AM

Looks like refineries have gotten back on line. Good news for consumers.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:49:52 AM

Gas prices not a supply and demand item - gas prices rising again here in NE OHIO.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:49:00 AM

Well, it says that Michigan prices are on the rise this morning.....
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:48:53 AM

I won't believe lower gas prices until we see it all Ive seen so far is alot of talk!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:46:51 AM

and the problem is....
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:46:26 AM

Price has nothing to do with supply or demand
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:45:45 AM

just in time for the price to INCREASE over 25 cents...???
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:42:59 AM

Massive recession could push the prices lower, also.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:41:44 AM

Could?????
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:40:23 AM

We are getting hised by $1.50 per gallon. Thieves.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:40:19 AM

very doubtful...
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:39:14 AM

Big Oil Manipilation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:36:33 AM

Nice story if you believe the government and fairy tales.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:34:21 AM

More oil in reserves than last year. Let's see lower prices.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:33:05 AM

Old news
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:28:52 AM

Quit talking about it and just do it!
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:28:38 AM

Another set of inventories! What does it mean for gas prices? Unfortunately, not much.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:28:08 AM

They'll have another twenty cent spike and then penny down the week before Christmas and everyone will go yeah, gas prices are coming down. Just like they did for Thanksgiving.
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:27:56 AM

good
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:27:27 AM

Yesterday's news
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:27:01 AM

I won't hold mine either!
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2012 3:27:01 AM

Not sure how much I believe this.
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