Robust demand from Latin America is set to lift US Gulf Coast fuel exports to new heights this month, hampering efforts to build up national inventories amid soaring prices. Waterborne gasoline and diesel loadings out of the US Gulf Coast surged to 1.88 million barrels per day so far this month, on track to bring monthly volumes to a record in data going back to January 2016, according to oil analytics firm Vortexa. At the current pace, exports of products — which typically go to where prices are highest — are up 27% from what they were in June 2019. Massive exports are hindering restocking efforts in the US, where gasoline inventories have languished to their lowest seasonal level since 2014, while stockpiles of distillates, which include diesel, have tumbled to the lowest for this time of year since 2005, according to government data. The nation’s fuelmakers are running […]