Highlights US crude exports averaged 3.06 million b/d last week: EIA Trans-Atlantic Aframax rates climb nearly 72% since start of October An Oct. 20 report from the US Energy Information Administration showed a more than 500,000 b/d uptick in weekly US crude exports over the week ended Oct. 15, but a narrowing Brent/WTI spread and rising freight rates continue to put pressure on US export economics. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Crude exports in the week ended Oct. 15 were reported at 3.06 million b/d, up 546,000 b/d from the prior week, according to an EIA report. This marks the highest weekly export level EIA has reported since the week ended Aug. 13, when US crude exports averaged 3.431 million b/d over the period. This uptick on the weekly figure brought the four-week moving average of US crude exports over the period […]