US crude inventories likely continued to fall in the week ended Feb. 12, as refinery runs were stable while crude exports climbed, analysts surveyed by S&P Global Platts said Feb. 16 Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Commercial crude stocks are expected to have fallen 3.4 million barrels, putting inventories at 465.6 million barrels, on par with the five-year average, according to US Energy Information Administration data. The EIA will release its data Feb. 18, delayed by one day because of a federal holiday. US crude stocks have fallen roughly 34 million barrels since the week ended Dec. 4, when inventories were at an 11% surplus to the five-year average, as refineries have been boosting runs since mid-October. Refiners have been responding […]