(Reuters) - U.S. crude stocks and gasoline inventories rose while distillate inventories fell, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.
Crude inventories USOILC=ECI rose by 768,000 barrels in the week to Nov. 13 to 489.5 million barrels, compared with analyst expectations in a Reuters poll for a 1.7 million-barrel rise.
Crude stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub USOICC=ECI rose by 1.2 million barrels in the last week, EIA said.
U.S. gasoline stocks USOILG=ECI rose by 2.6 million barrels in the week to 228 million barrels, the EIA said, compared with analysts' expectations in a Reuters poll for an 87,000-barrel rise.
Distillate stockpiles USOILD=ECI, which include diesel and heating oil, fell by 5.2 million barrels in the week to 144 million barrels, versus expectations for a 1.5 million-barrel drop, the EIA data showed.
Net U.S. crude imports USOICI=ECI fell last week by 228,000 barrels per day, EIA said.
Reporting By David Gaffen
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