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U.S. Crude Oil Production Efficiency Continues to Improve

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Drilling Productivity Report U.S. tight oil production increased in 2017, accounting for 54% of total U.S. crude oil production, in part because of the increasing productivity of new wells. Since 2007, the average first full month of oil prod ...

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Posted 20 days agoOpinion > United StatesUSEIA +4

New Import Duties Drive Biomass-Based Diesel Imports Down in 2017

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly ( biodiesel and renewable diesel ) U.S. imports of biomass-based diesel, which include biodiesel and renewable diesel, totaled 14.1 million barrels in 2017, a 36% decrease from 2016. Although increasing Renewable Fu ...

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Posted 21 days agoOpinion > United StatesUSEIA +5

U.S. Exported a Record Amount of Fuel Ethanol in 2017

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly The United States exported nearly 1.4 billion gallons of fuel ethanol in 2017, surpassing the previous record of 1.2 billion gallons set in 2011. U.S. imports of ethanol in 2017 increased compared with 2016 but remain ...

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Posted 24 days agoOpinion > Fuel EthanolFuelexport +4

S&P Global Platts Survey of Analysts Suggests U.S. EIA Data to Show 12-Bcf Draw to Natural Gas Stocks

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2018) – The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday is expected to report a 12-billion cubic feet (Bcf) withdrawal for the week that ended April 20, according to a survey of analysts by S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and ben ...

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Posted 26 days agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsEIAEnergy Information Administration EIA +2

Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in U.S. Energy Markets Declined Since 2013

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Direct Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in Energy in Fiscal Year 2016 EIA has updated its report on federal financial interventions and subsidies in energy markets , covering the 2016 U.S. government fiscal year (FY). Subsidies ...

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Posted 26 days agoOpinion > USUnited StatesEnergy +4

Coal Power Generation Declines in United Kingdom as Natural Gas, Renewables Grow

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics and National Statistics: Energy Trends Note: 2017 values are estimates based on data through September. In the United Kingdom, electricity produced from coal declined from 42% of total electricity gener ...

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Posted 27 days agoOpinion > CoalPowerUnited Kingdom +6

Pennsylvania’s Natural Gas Production Continues to Increase

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly Pennsylvania's marketed natural gas production averaged a record 15 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2017, 3% higher than the 2016 level. This production is largely from shale plays in the Appalachian Basin . Penns ...

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Posted 28 days agoOpinion > United StatesUSEIA +7

Fuel Cell Power Plants are Used in Diverse Ways Across the United States

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, Annual Electric Generator Report At the end of 2016, the United States had 56 large-scale fuel cell generating units greater than 1 megawatt (MW), totaling 137 megawatts (MW) of net summer capacity. Most of this capacity (85%) h ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +5

U.S. Coal Exports Increased by 61% in 2017 as Exports to Asia More Than Doubled

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Quarterly Coal Report , and U.S. Census Bureau The United States exported 97.0 million short tons (MMst) of coal in 2017, a 61% (36.7 MMst) increase from the 2016 level. Exports to Asia more than doubled from 15.7 MMst in 2016 to 32.8 MMst i ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > United StatesUSCoal +4

The U.S. is an Active Participant in Petroleum Markets as Both an Importer and Exporter

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly , Monthly Energy Review U.S. net petroleum trade, including crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas plant liquids, has fallen in recent years, reaching 3.7 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2017. This is the ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +7

Customer Spending on Electricity Expected to Increase This Summer

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook , April 2018 EIA's Short-Term Energy Outlook forecasts the typical U.S. household will spend an average of $426 for electricity this summer (June–August), an increase of about 3% from the average summer expenditur ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > United StatesEIAUS +4

U.S. Natural Gas Production and Consumption Increase in Nearly All AEO2018 Cases

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Outlook 2018 EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2018 (AEO2018) projects that U.S. dry natural gas production will increase through 2050 across a wide variety of alternative assumptions about the future. In the Reference case, which ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > United Statesnatural gasUS +6

Summer Gasoline Prices Expected to be Highest in Four Years

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook EIA forecasts that drivers in the United States will pay an average of $2.74 per gallon (gal) this summer for regular gasoline, the highest average summer gasoline price in four years, according to EIA's Short-Term ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAGasoline +3

By Some Measures, U.S. Natural Gas Production Set a Record in 2017

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Crude Oil, Lease Condensate, and Natural Gas Production Report Two out of three of EIA's measures of natural gas production in the United States set records in 2017. U.S. natural gas production measured as gross withdrawals reached ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > United StatesUSnatural gas +5

U.S. Crude Oil Production Growth Projected to be Led by Light, Sweet Crude Oil

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Outlook 2018 Reference case Recent growth in U.S. crude oil production has been primarily light, sweet crude oil, defined as having an API gravity of 35 or higher and sulfur content of 0.3% or less. These light, sweet crudes, wh ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +9