API Data Reportedly Show U.S. Crude Supply Down 2.9 Million Barrels

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The American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday reported that crude supplies fell 2.9 million barrels for the week ended June 12, according to sources. Analysts surveyed by Platts forecast a 2.4 million-barrel decline. July crude was at $60.08 a barrel in electronic trading, up from the $59.97 close on Nymex. The more closely watched Energy Information Administration report is due Wednesday.

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