Summary of Weekly Petroleum Data for the week ending May 24, 2019 U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 16.8 million barrels per day during the week ending May 24, 2019, which was 189,000 barrels per day more than the previous week’s average. Refineries operated at 91.2% of their operable capacity last week. Gasoline production decreased last week, averaging 9.9 million barrels per day. Distillate fuel production decreased last week, averaging 5.2 million barrels per day. U.S. crude oil imports averaged 6.9 million barrels per day last week, down by 81,000 barrels per day from the previous week. Over the past four weeks, crude oil imports averaged about 7.0 million barrels per day, 8.5% less than the same four-week period last year. Total motor gasoline imports (including both finished gasoline and gasoline blending components) last week averaged 1,087,000 barrels per day, and distillate fuel imports averaged 177,000 barrels per day. […]