U. S. weekly petroleum stocks down more than expected

(AGI) Washington, July 2 - Weekly petroleum stocks in the U.S.dropped by 3.2 million barrels to 384.94 million barrels.Analysts had expected a 2.2 million barrel drop, the U.S.Energy Department's Energy Information Agency reports. Suppliesof petrol have fallen by 1.2 million barrels to 213.74 millionbarrels. An increase of 400,000 barrels had been expected.Distillates have increased by 975,000 barrels to 121.54 millionbarrels. . .

(AGI) Washington, July 2 - Weekly petroleum stocks in the U.S.dropped by 3.2 million barrels to 384.94 million barrels.Analysts had expected a 2.2 million barrel drop, the U.S.Energy Department's Energy Information Agency reports. Suppliesof petrol have fallen by 1.2 million barrels to 213.74 millionbarrels. An increase of 400,000 barrels had been expected.Distillates have increased by 975,000 barrels to 121.54 millionbarrels. . .