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U.S. Manufacturers’ Short-Term Capability to Switch Fuels Continues to Decline

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey Some manufacturing plants can take advantage of relative price differences and cope with supply shortages by switching the fuels used in their furnaces, boilers, ovens, and other combustors. In the United ...

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Posted 19 hours agoOpinion > United StatesUSAFuels +2

Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture in Canada Affects U.S. Energy Markets

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration Energy Mapping System and IHS Markit Note: Canadian pipeline map layer is copyright IHS Markit 2018 (all rights reserved). The October 9, 2018 rupture of Enbridge's BC natural gas pipeline near Prince George, British Columbia, continues to aff ...

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Posted 1 day agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIApipeline +7

Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants Are Being Added and Used More in PJM Interconnection

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Power Plant Operations Report The average annual capacity factors for natural gas-fired generators in the PJM Interconnection —the largest competitive wholesale electricity market in the United States—have increased in recent years, reflec ...

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Posted 5 days agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAnatural gas +5

The Changing U.S. Energy Trade Balance is Still Dominated by Crude Oil Imports

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on U.S. Census Bureau Export and Import data During the past decade, the U.S. trade gap for energy products has narrowed. From 2003 to 2007, the value of energy imports was about 10 times greater than the value of exports. By 2017, import ...

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Posted 6 days agoOpinion > United StatesUSAEnergy +7

U.S. Nuclear Plant Outages Increased in September After Remaining Low During Summer

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission data Electric generation capacity losses as a result of U.S. nuclear plant outages were relatively low during much of the 2018 summer, averaging 2.8 gigawatts (GW) from June through August. This year's ...

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Posted 7 days agoOpinion > United StatesUSANuclear +4

Natural Gas Storage Likely to Enter Winter at Lowest Levels Since 2005

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report , Short-Term Energy Outlook EIA forecasts that natural gas inventories will reach 3,263 billion cubic feet (Bcf) at the end of October in its recently released October Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), ...

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Posted 10 days agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAnatural gas +2

The United States Continues to Increase Production of Lighter Crude Oil

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production As domestic production continues to increase, the average density of crude oil produced in the United States continues to become lighter. The average API gravity—a measure of a crude oil's density ...

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Posted 13 days agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +5

Hurricane Path, Not Just Size, Can Have a Large Effect on Oil and Gas Production

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environment Enforcement The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season produced 13 named storms as of October 5, including 6 hurricanes. The most recent of these storms that made landfall in the United States were Tropi ...

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Posted 17 days agoOpinion > United StatesHurricaneGusar +7

Both Natural Gas Supply and Demand Have Increased From Year-Ago Levels

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly , September 2018 In the first half of 2018, U.S. natural gas supply and demand grew significantly compared to the first half of 2017. According to EIA's Natural Gas Monthly , natural gas consumption and exports averaged ...

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Posted 18 days agoOpinion > USAUnited StatesEIA +5

Crude Oil Entering Gulf Coast Refineries Has Become Lighter as Imports Have Declined

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Imports Report , Crude Oil Input Qualities The density of crude oil processed by U.S. Gulf Coast refineries has become lighter since 2008 as refineries moved away from heavier imported crude oil to lighter crude oil produced in Texas ...

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Posted 20 days agoOpinion > Gulf CoastEIAEnergy Information Administration EIA +6

U.S. Net Natural Gas Exports in First Half of 2018 Were More Than Double the 2017 Average

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly From January through June of 2018, net natural gas exports from the United States averaged 0.87 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), more than double the average daily net exports during all of 2017 (0.34 Bcf/d). The United ...

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Posted 21 days agoOpinion > United StatesEIAEnergy Information Administration EIA +5

Hydro and Fossil Fuels Power Electricity Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: U.S Energy Information Administration, International Energy Statistics According to EIA's international electricity statistics , hydroelectric and fossil fuel-powered generation were the top sources of growth between 2005 and 2015 in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), defined as the 49 cou ...

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Posted 24 days agoOpinion > HydroFossil FuelsAfrica +5

Like Natural Gas, Coal in the Southwest Power Pool is Cycled to Accommodate Wind Power

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Southwest Power Pool Historical Data Electricity generation in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), a regional transmission organization (RTO) covering all or part of fourteen Midwestern states, is mostly provided by three fuels: coal, na ...

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Posted 25 days agoOpinion > natural gasEIAEnergy Information Administration EIA +6

Summer Average Wholesale Electricity Prices in Western U.S. Were Highest Since 2008

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from S&P Global Market Intelligence As a result of record-high temperatures and fuel supply constraints this summer, wholesale electricity prices in the western United States reached their highest levels since 2008. In the area se ...

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Posted 27 days agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAElectricity +3

Crude Oil Was the Largest U.S. Petroleum Export in the First Half of 2018

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly Crude oil surpassed hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGL) to become the largest U.S. petroleum export, with 1.8 million barrels per day (b/d) of exports in the first half of 2018. U.S. crude oil exports increased by 787,000 ...

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Posted 28 days agoOpinion > Crude oilCrudeUnited States +5