Crude oil prices are up today, according to the Energy Information Administration reported an inventory draw of 3.1 million barrels for the week ended October 28.
At 436.8 million barrels, inventories were about 3 percent below the five-year average for this time of year, the EIA said. A week earlier it had estimated an inventory build of 2.6 million barrels.
When it came to fuels, the EIA assessed a mixed picture.
Gasoline inventories fell 1.3 million barrels in the last week of October, with…