US crude oil exports up to record 502,000 b/d in November
US crude exports rose 126,000 b/d to a record 502,000 b/d in November, Energy Information Administration data showed Thursday.
The prior record high of 455,000 b/d was set in March of 1957.
The bulk of the November volume went to Canada, where US barrels rose 104,000 b/d to 455,000 b/d. This echoes Statistics Canada data released at the beginning of the month, which showed Canadian imports from the US were around 487,000 b/d in November.
EIA data shows the US also exported crude to Switzerland, Singapore and China. Exports to Switzerland -- which, while small, have become a steady occurrence since April -- rose to 20,000 b/d, up from 8,000 b/d.
Exports to Singapore totaled 17,000 b/d, up from zero. Exports to China totaled 10,000 b/d in November. These are the first volumes to China s
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