Monthly Archives: April 2018

Midwest gas supplies down 58% from a year ago; new record highs for exports of crude oil, distillates, and total exports…

oil prices were down less than half a percent over the past week, as geopolitical concerns competed with supply fundamentals for oil traders’ attention…after increasing more than 10% over the prior 10 sessions and closing at $68.40 a barrel last … Continue reading

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1st Quarter GDP, March durable goods, new and existing home sales

the key economic report of the past week was the advance estimate of 1st quarter GDP from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, which was released on Friday; other widely watched releases included the March advance report on durable goods and … Continue reading

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graphs and tables for April 28

rig count summary crude oil production: crude oil exports: total exports: natural gas storage report:

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natural gas supplies now 38.3% below those of a year ago; DUC well report shows 6.4 month backlog of unfracked wells

oil prices were higher again this week, and they might have reached $70 a barrel for the first time in three and a half years had not Trump tweeted against them on Friday…after jumping nearly 9% to a 41 month … Continue reading

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March retail sales, industrial production, & new home construction; February’s business inventories

major monthly reports released this week included the Retail Sales report for March and the Business Sales and Inventories report for February from the Census Bureau, the March report on Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization from the Fed, and the … Continue reading

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graphs & tables for April 21st

rig count summary gasoline consumption: natural gas supplies:

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tables and graphs for April 21

retail sales:

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