US weekly oil stockpiles up

El Palito oil refinery, Venezuela (South America) - Görsel
US weekly oil stockpiles up 

The U.S. crude supplies increased by 2.2 million barrels for the week ended June 7, the Energy Information Administration reported on Wednesday. The data showed a second weekly gain in a row. The American Petroleum Institute on Tuesday also revealed that a roughly 4.9 million-barrel rise, according to local media. The EIA data also revealed that gasoline stocpiles rose by 800,000 barrels, while distillate stockpiles declined by 1 million barrels last week. Following the data, U.S. crude prices down, hitting an intraday low of $51.95.