This was an increase of 117,000 barrels per day from the prior week and an increase of 700,000 barrels per day from the same time last year.
The 6.353 million bpd level is the most since 1999.
If there was an increase of 350,000 bpd, then 6.7 million barrel per day level would be the most since 1994.
This was the about the level of US crude oil production from the middle 1997 to February of 1999.
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