Weekly U. S. oil supplies drop less than expected

(AGI) Washington, Sept 10 - Weekly oil supplies in the U.S.fell by 972,000 barrels to 358.6 million, against analysts'expected drop of 1.1 million barrels, the U.S. EnergyInformation Administration (EIA) reported on Wednesday.Gasoline supplies rose by 2.4 million barrels to 212.37million, contrary to predictions of a 200,000 barrel drop.Distillate fuels also rose by 4.1 million barrels to 127.49million rather than the estimated increase of 600,000. . .

(AGI) Washington, Sept 10 - Weekly oil supplies in the U.S.fell by 972,000 barrels to 358.6 million, against analysts'expected drop of 1.1 million barrels, the U.S. EnergyInformation Administration (EIA) reported on Wednesday.Gasoline supplies rose by 2.4 million barrels to 212.37million, contrary to predictions of a 200,000 barrel drop.Distillate fuels also rose by 4.1 million barrels to 127.49million rather than the estimated increase of 600,000. . .