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US petroleum product exports set record high in 2018

US exports of total petroleum products set a record high in 2018, reaching an annual average of 5.6mn b/d, an increase of 366,000 b/d from 2017 levels.

The three largest petroleum product exports from the US in 2018 were distillate, which averaged 1.3mn b/d, or approximately 25% of US refinery net production; propane, which reached a record high of 972,000 b/d in 2018, and motor gasoline, which reached a high of 951,000 b/d, up 126,000 b/d on 2017.


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