Crude Run Average Up for Week, Year

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Total crude runs to stills averaged 12,945,000 barrels daily during the week ended Friday, March 11, the American Petroleum Institute reported.

That compared with 12,805,000 barrels daily in the previous week and 11,708,000 barrels daily a year ago.

Crude runs east of California averaged 10,416,000 barrels daily compared with 10,394,000 the previous week and 9,478,000 a year ago.

Motor gasoline production for the latest week amounted to 6,664,000 barrels a day, compared with 6,768,000 barrels a day in the previous week and 6,355,000 a day a year ago.

East of California motor gasoline production was 5,565,000 barrels a day compared with 5,684,000 a day last week and 5,313,000 a day a year ago.

Motor gasoline stocks at the end of the latest week were 233,913,000 barrels, versus 237,503,000 a week earlier and 248,440,000 a year ago.

East of California motor gasoline stocks totaled 204,268,000 barrels, compared with 206,268,000 in the previous week and 216,986,000 barrels last year.

Daily average gross crude oil and lease condensate production for the week ended March 11 was 8,142,000 barrels compared with 8,343,000 last year. …