┬áStill-strong US Gulf Coast refinery runs and a sharp rebound in crude exports helped account for a 5.3 million barrel-decline in US commercial crude stocks, US Energy Information Administration data showed Wednesday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Refined product stock builds were not enough to slow a rallying oil complex, but they do suggest US regions facing the incoming Hurricane Florence are amply supplied. Prompt NYMEX October crude settled $1.12 higher at $70.37/b. ICE November Brent closed 68 cents higher at $79.74/b. Crude inventories dropped 5.3 million barrels to 396.19 million barrels for the reporting week ended September 7. The draw was more than double the 2.7 million barrels analysts surveyed Monday had been expecting. EIA data showed US refinery utilization rates rose 1 percentage point to 97.6% of capacity, counter to analysts expectations of a 0.9 percentage point […]