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US nonfuel use propylene supplies gain most since September
HOUSTON, December 20, 2017 (PCW) -- US nonfuel use propylene inventories rose 104,000 barrels (4.2%) last week to 2.545 million barrels, the Department of Energy said today. The move reversed the previous week's decline and continued a two-month rangebound pattern for propylene inventories. Inventories have risen in five of the past 12 weeks, according to the the department's Energy Information Administration. Meanwhile,
US Gulf refinery utilization rates climbed 1 percentage point to 95.9%, finally returning to levels seen the week before Hurricane Harvey struck. -- David Barry
|US Nonfuel Use Propylene Inventories|
|4 weeks ago||2,601||-16||-0.6%|
|52 week average||2,992||-407||-13.6%|
|Source: US Energy Information Administration|