Stockpiles including gasoil and kerosene rose by 1.6 million barrels, or 16 percent, to 11.5 million, in the seven days ended yesterday, International Enterprise Singapore said today in an e-mailed statement. Supplies gained for a second week to the most since the week ended Oct. 19, 2011.
Inventories of fuel oil, low-sulfur waxy residue and excluding bitumen increased by 477,000 barrels, or 2.1 percent, to 23 million, the ministry’s data showed. Supplies of the residual fuel rose a fifth week to the most in five months.
Light-distillates including naphtha, gasoline and reformate gained 634,000 barrels, or 6.7 percent, to 10.1 million, according to the data.
The trade ministry surveys refiners, traders and storage terminals on a voluntary basis. The results may exclude offshore storage capacity, International Enterprise said.
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