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Record US Crude Oil Production Weighs on Oil Prices

Gordon Kristopher
Record US Crude Oil Production Weighs on Oil Prices

On May 23, the EIA released its weekly US crude oil production data. The EIA reported that US crude oil production increased by 2,000 bpd (barrels per day) to a record high of 10,725,000 bpd on May 11–18. The production also increased by 1,405,000 bpd or ~15.1% year-over-year.