Highlights Gasoline stocks draw 2.42 million barrels Demand jumps 6% on week Refinery utilization drops 3 points amid unplanned outages A steep decline in refinery utilization and rising demand contributed to a counter-seasonal draw in US gasoline inventories in the week ended Sept. 23, the US Energy Information Administration reported Sept. 28. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Nationwide gasoline stocks declined 2.42 million barrels over the period to a 10-month low 212.19 million barrels, the EIA said. The counter-seasonal draw put stocks 6.4% behind the five-year average of EIA data. Total product supplied for gasoline, the EIA’s proxy for demand, surged 6% to 8.83 million b/d, a six-week high though still around 3% behind the five-year average for this time of year. Gasoline stocks declined across all regions, but the draw was concentrated on the US Atlantic Coast where inventories […]