U.S. crude oil supplies rose by 3.3 million barrels in the week ending
Inventories are in the upper half of the average range for this time of year, the agency said.
The EIA said supplies of motor-grade gasoline supplies declined by 1.9 million barrels to 233.1 million barrels and are well above the upper limit of the average range for this time of year.
Supplies of distillate fuels, which include home heating oil, fell by 700,000 barrels to 113.1 million and are well below the lower limit of the average range for this time of year.
The national average retail price of regular unleaded gasoline rose by
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