NEW YORK, Mar 30 (Reuters) – Crude inventories rose and gasoline inventories fell in the past week in the United States, according to industry sources, citing data from the industry group American Petroleum Institute.

* Crude stocks rose 3.9 million barrels in the week to March 26, compared to analysts’ estimates in a Reuters poll of a 100,000-barrel rise, the sources said.

* Gasoline inventories fell 6 million barrels, which compares with analysts’ forecast of a rise of 700,000 barrels.

* Distillate stocks, which include diesel and heating oil, rose 2.6 million barrels against expectations of growth of 200,000 barrels.

(Reporting by Laila Kearney; Edited in Spanish by Javier López)

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