HOUSTON, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- U.S. crude oil refinery inputs decreased in the week ending Nov. 30, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Thursday.
According to the EIA, U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 17.5 million barrels per day last week, which was 66,000 barrels per day less than the previous week's average. Refineries operated at 95.5 percent of their operable capacity last week.
Gasoline production decreased last week, averaging 9.7 million barrels per day. Distillate fuel production increased last week, averaging 5.6 million barrels per day.
Total products supplied over the past four-week period averaged 21.2 million barrels per day, up by 7.6 percent from the same period last year.
Over the past four weeks, motor gasoline product supplied averaged 9.1 million barrels per day, up by 0.2 percent from the same period last year.
Distillate fuel product supplied averaged 4.1 million barrels per day over the past four weeks, up by 5.1 percent from the same period last year. Jet fuel product supplied was up 3.7 percent compared with the same four-week period last year.
U.S. crude oil imports averaged 7.2 million barrels per day last week, down by 943,000 barrels per day from the previous week. U.S. crude oil exports averaged 3.2 million barrels per day last week, up by 761,000 barrels per day from the previous week.
EIA estimated that U.S. crude oil production last week was 11.7 million barrels per day, which remains the same as the previous week.