Rebounding refinery utilization and stepped-up export activity failed to blunt US crude stock growth, which extended for a 10th consecutive week, US Energy Information Administration data showed Wednesday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Commercial crude supply grew 3.58 million barrels to 450.46 million barrels during the week ended November 23, EIA data showed, pushing inventories to 6.7% above the five-year average. The increase ran counter to analyst expectations of a 430,000-barrel decline, according to an S&P Global Platts survey Monday, but was broadly in line with S&P Global Platts Analytics forecast of a 4.85 million-barrel build. Last week’s build marks the longest streak of stock growth since fall 2015, which laid the groundwork for WTI prices crashing to more than […]