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Error in PPI Petroleum Industry Indexes Page 1 of 1 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Indexes Error in PPI Petroleum Industry Indexes The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) discovered that three Producer Price Index (PPI) industry indexes were incorrect from June 2015 to December 2018. The affected series are as follows: Series ID Code PPI Title Petroleum and coal products manufacturing PCU324---324-- Petroleum and coal products mfg PCU3241-3241-- Petroleum refineries PCU3241132411- BLS removed the incorrect data for these indexes from the PPI industry database on February 14, 2019. BLS intends to post the recalculated historical data to the BLS website with the release of February 2019 PPI data on March 13, 2019. Users should note that some of these data are published in the PPI Detailed Reports. These reports will not be updated. Users should exercise caution when using these reports to find historical petroleum industry index data. This notice will be updated when the corrected data are posted to the BLS website. BLS regrets any inconvenience this may cause data users. Further information is available from the PPI Section of Index Analysis and Public Information at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 691-7705. Last Modified Date: February 14, 2019 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | Producer Price Index, PSB Suite 3840, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20212-0001 www.bls.gov/PPI | Telephone: 1-202-691-7705 | Contact PPI https://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/print.pl/ppi/corrected-petroleum-industry-data-2015-to-2018.htm 2/25/2019