HOUSTON, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- U.S. crude oil refinery inputs decreased during the week ending Oct. 9, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said Thursday.
U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 13.6 million barrels per day (b/d) last week, 277,000 b/d less than the previous week's average. Refineries operated at 75.1 percent of their operable capacity last week.
Gasoline production decreased last week, averaging 9.2 million b/d. Distillate fuel production decreased last week, averaging 4.3 million b/d.
Total products supplied over the last four-week period averaged 18.4 million b/d, down by 12.6 percent from the same period last year.
Over the past four weeks, motor gasoline product supplied averaged 8.6 million b/d, down by 7.5 percent from the same period last year.
Distillate fuel product supplied averaged 3.9 million b/d over the past four weeks, down by 3.7 percent from the same period last year. Jet fuel product supplied was down 41.8 percent compared with the same four-week period last year.
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