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The oil drawdown of 7.4 million barrels was bigger than projected, but so were the products inventory increases.
And the drawdown may not mean that Russia is looking to end its involvement in the conflict anytime soon, according to the Institute for the Study of War.
That’s why other advisers suggest another way to come at the drawdown problem: Be flexible about it.
Because of seasonality, summer inventory drawdowns are rarely an indicator of future oil demand.
The closure is intended to protect fish during a water level drawdown on the lake, said Ben Heussner, DNR fisheries biologist for Waukesha County.
The drawdown equals a fraction of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, which had nearly 679 million barrels of oil as of Friday.
And big drawdowns on refined fuels including gasoline brought total stockpiles of oil and petroleum products down by 10.2 million barrels.
The Little Muskego drawdown is concentrating fish in the southern part of the lake, making them more vulnerable to angler harvest over the winter.
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I drew down my bank account just paying for tuition.
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draw down Synonyms
Synonymsabsorb, burn, consume, devour, drain, deplete, exhaust, expend, play out, spend, use up
Related Wordsabate, decrease, de-escalate, diminish, downsize, dwindle, lessen, lower, reduce; eat, use; bankrupt, clean (out), impoverish; cripple, debilitate, disable, enfeeble, sap, undermine, weaken; dry up, empty; blow, dissipate, fritter (away), guzzle, lavish, misspend, run through, squander, throw away, waste
Near Antonymsaugment, enlarge, increase; bolster, enforce, fortify, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; rebuild, repair, restore, revive; conserve, preserve, save
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