Oil benchmarks have dropped following this afternoon’s DOE inventory release which showed a smaller than expected decline. The decrease of 0.9 million barrels was higher than the 1.3M expected and inline with last week’s print.
More due to the relatively high print compared to the API data than today’s expectations Brent oil has sold quite aggressively following the release. The market was at 50.85 when the data was released and has subsequently dropped approximately 80 ticks int he 45 minutes following.
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