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Average annual natural gas spot price in 2015 was at lowest level since 1999

Jan 5, 2016
Natural gas spot prices in 2015 at the Henry Hub in Louisiana, a national benchmark, averaged $2.61 per million British thermal unit (MMBtu), the lowest annual average level since 1999. Daily prices fell below $2/MMBtu this year for the first time since 2012.

Petroleum Marketing Monthly

Jan 4, 2016
The January 2016 Petroleum Marketing Monthly (PMM), with data through October 2015, presents monthly and annual price and volume statistics covering crude oil and refined products sales in the United States. In this issue of the PMM, preliminary October data show crude oil prices rose in all sales categories, while refiner prices for gasoline continued to fall. U.S.-level Prime Supplier data show propane sales rose in October, but were 18.8% below the rate seen at this time last year.

Prices for most oil and natural gas commodities fell significantly during 2015

Jan 4, 2016
The energy component of the widely followed S&P Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI) fell 41% from the start of 2015, a larger decline than the industrial metals, grains, and precious metals components, which declined 24%, 19%, and 11%, respectively, in 2015.

Petroleum Supply Monthly

Dec 31, 2015
Supply and disposition of crude oil and petroleum products on a national and regional level. The data series describe production, imports and exports, movements, and inventories.

Company Level Imports

Dec 31, 2015
Imports data at the company level collected from the EIA-814 Monthly Imports Report.

Monthly Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production

Dec 31, 2015
EIA is providing estimates for crude oil production (including lease condensate) based on data from the EIA-914 survey. Survey-based monthly production estimates starting with January 2015 are provided for Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming, and the Federal Gulf of Mexico. For all remaining oil-producing states and areas not individually covered by the EIA-914, production estimates are based on the previous methodology (using lagged state data).

Natural Gas Monthly

Dec 31, 2015
• In October, dry natural gas production was the highest for the month since EIA began reporting dry natural gas production data in 1973. Preliminary dry natural gas production for October 2015 was 2,303 billion cubic feet (Bcf), or 74.3 Bcf/day. This level was a 1.5 Bcf/day (2.1%) increase from production of 72.7Bcf/day in October 2014. • October’s dry natural gas consumption level was the highest on record for the month. Preliminary total natural gas consumption for October 2015 was 2,002 Bcf, or 64.6 Bcf/day. This level was an increase of 4.3% from 1,920 Bcf in October 2014, or 2.6 Bcf/day. • Year-over-year total consumption of dry natural gas in October decreased in two of the four consuming sectors, with the exceptions being industrial, which increased slightly, and electric power deliveries, which increased significantly year to year. Deliveries of natural gas by consuming sector in October were as follows: o Residential deliveries were 200 Bcf, or 6.5 Bcf/day, down 5.7% from 6.8 Bcf/day in October 2014. o Commercial deliveries were 193 Bcf, or 6.2 Bcf/day, down 4.5% from 6.5 Bcf/day in October 2014. o Industrial deliveries were 612 Bcf, or 19.7 Bcf/day, up 0.7% from 19.6 Bcf/day in October 2014. o Electric power deliveries were 797 Bcf, or 25.7 Bcf/day, up 13.2% from 22.7 Bcf/day in October 2014.

Monthly Biodiesel Production Report

Dec 31, 2015
The U.S. Energy Information Administration released new data today showing national and regional monthly biodiesel production for October 2015. In addition to biodiesel production, data included producer sales, producer stocks, and feedstock inputs.

U.S. Movements of Crude Oil By Rail

Dec 31, 2015
Monthly data on rail movements of crude oil have been updated for October 2015. Crude oil movements by rail have significantly increased over the past five years. The new data on crude-by-rail (CBR) movements are also fully integrated with EIA’s existing monthly petroleum supply statistics, which already include crude oil movements by pipeline, tanker, and barge.

Monthly Energy Review

Dec 23, 2015
EIA's most comprehensive report on recent integrated energy statistics. Preliminary data indicate that, in September 2015, U.S. renewable energy consumption totaled 740 trillion Btu, which represented 10% of U.S. total primary energy consumption.

Fuel Oil and Kerosene Sales

Dec 22, 2015
The report provides information, illustrations, and State-level statistical data on energy-use sales of kerosene, distillate fuel oil, and residual fuel oil.

Prime Supplier Report

Dec 21, 2015
The latest Prime Supplier Report presents data collected through October 2015 on Form EIA-782C, "Monthly Report of Prime Supplier Sales of Petroleum Products Sold for Local Consumption." These data measure primary petroleum product deliveries into the states where they are locally marketed and consumed.

State Energy Data System: Motor Gasoline, Fuel Ethanol, and Aviation Gasoline for 2014

Dec 18, 2015
Annual state-level estimates of motor gasoline and aviation gasoline consumption, prices, and expenditures and fuel ethanol consumption for 2014.

EIA's newly designed coal web pages provides easier access to coal data

Dec 18, 2015
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) redesigned the weekly Coal Production report and combined two price reports into a single Coal Markets product to improve access to EIA's coal data. Users can now access weekly coal production and prices and new monthly export data from a single place.

Utility-scale solar in South Atlantic region dominated by North Carolina, Georgia

Dec 17, 2015
Most of the utility-scale solar PV electric generating capacity has been installed in the southwestern part of the country in states such as California and Arizona, which together accounted for 64% of the national total as of September 2015. The South Atlantic region has about 11% of the nation's 9,968 MW of utility-scale PV capacity, largely in North Carolina. Until now, Georgia has installed relatively little solar PV capacity, but the state plans to add more than 750 MW of utility-scale solar by the end of 2016.

State Energy Profiles: New Data for September and October 2015, Annual Data for 2013 and 2014, and Updated Analytical Narratives

Dec 17, 2015
New monthly data are available for electricity, petroleum, and coal series. New annual data are also available for crude oil and natural gas reserves and total carbon dioxide emissions. In addition, analytical narratives have been updated for Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming.

Independent energy assessments confirm quality of EIA’s commercial buildings data

Dec 16, 2015
Independent energy assessments of a subset of the buildings surveyed in EIA's Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey have confirmed the quality of data gathered by interviewers. For instance, 65% of the square footage values collected by the interviewers agreed within +/- 10% with the square footage data collected by professional energy assessors.

Independent energy assessments confirm quality of EIA's commercial buildings data

Dec 15, 2015
As part of an effort to make EIA’s energy consumption surveys as accurate and efficient as possible, EIA invited the National Research Council (NRC) to review the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) data-gathering process and make recommendations for improvements. The NRC suggested sending professional energy assessors to some sites and comparing the data obtained from the survey to the data collected by the assessors. Results from the energy assessment data collection have largely confirmed the quality of data gathered by CBECS interviewers.

New database provides monthly inventory and status of U.S. electric generating plants

Dec 15, 2015
EIA's recently introduced Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory consolidates currently available information on electric generators into a single product. This new database will enable users to identify monthly changes in generator status and to track units that are being added or retired from the generating fleet.

Four countries added to global shale oil and natural gas resource assessment

Dec 14, 2015
EIA continues to expand its assessment of technically recoverable shale oil and shale gas resources around the world. The addition of four countries—Chad, Kazakhstan, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)—to a previous assessment covering 42 countries has resulted in a 13% increase in the global assessed total resource estimate for shale oil and a 4% increase for shale gas.

Mexican crude oil shipments to Europe and Asia are rising as U.S. imports fall

Dec 11, 2015
In September 2015, monthly U.S. crude oil imports from Mexico totaled 0.6 million barrels per day (b/d), the lowest level since 1990, and a decrease of about 50% since January 2011. Meanwhile, Mexico's exports of heavy crude oil to Asia and light crude oil to Europe rose, according to data from Mexico's national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos.

State Energy Data System: Asphalt and Road Oil Through 2014

Dec 11, 2015
Annual state-level estimates of energy consumption, prices, and expenditures for asphalt and road oil.

Heating oil and propane prices are lower this winter

Dec 10, 2015
The U.S. Energy Information Administration's State Heating Oil and Propane Program (SHOPP) collects state-level residential heating oil and propane price data in 38 states during the winter heating season. SHOPP is a joint effort between EIA and state energy offices in regions (especially states in the Northeast and Midwest) where heating oil and propane are commonly used as heating fuels. In all of the states surveyed, propane and heating oil prices are lower than they were at this time last year, and EIA expects prices will remain at lower levels throughout the winter.

New legislation affects U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Dec 9, 2015
Two recently enacted laws authorize significant sales of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) over the next decade. The Bipartisan Budget Act authorizes the sale of 58 million barrels of SPR oil between FY 2018-2025 for deficit reduction purposes and an estimated 40-50 million barrels of oil in FY 2017-2020 for SPR modernization. The Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act authorizes the sale of 66 million barrels of oil in FY 2023-25 to help support the Highway Trust Fund.

Short-Term Energy Outlook - Market Prices and Uncertainty Report

Dec 8, 2015
Crude oil prices remained within the range established over the previous three months. The North Sea Brent front month futures price settled at $47.98 per barrel (b) on November 5, an increase of 29 cents/b since October 1. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) front month futures price settled at $45.20/b on November 5, rising by 46 cents/b over the same time.

Short-Term Energy Outlook

Dec 8, 2015
EIA forecasts that Brent crude oil prices will average $54/b in 2015 and $56/b in 2016. The 2015 forecast price is unchanged from last month's STEO, and the 2016 forecast price is $2/b lower. Forecast West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices average $4/b lower than the Brent price in 2015 and $5/b lower in 2016. The current values of futures and options contracts for February 2016 delivery (Market Prices and Uncertainty Report) suggest the market expects WTI prices to range from $35/b to $66/b (at the 95% confidence interval) in February 2016.

Updated EIA survey provides data on spent nuclear fuel in the United States

Dec 8, 2015
The U.S Energy Information Administration recently released data from its Nuclear Fuel Data Survey on the amount, type, and characteristics of spent nuclear fuel once it is discharged from a reactor. As nuclear electricity generation has continued to increase, the inventory of discharged spent fuel from nuclear reactors has grown steadily since the 1970s.

The Availability and Price of Petroleum and Petroleum Products Produced in Countries Other Than Iran

Dec 8, 2015
Number 24 in a series of reports required by section 1245 (d) (4) (A) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, which requires that, not later than 60 days from enactment and every 60 days thereafter, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) “submit to Congress a report on the availability and price of petroleum and petroleum products produced in countries other than Iran in the 60-day period preceding the submission of the report.”

Energy use by federal agencies continues to decline

Dec 7, 2015
According to the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), energy consumption by the U.S. federal government fell to 0.94 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in fiscal year (FY) 2014, the lowest level since data collection began in FY 1975. Declines in jet fuel consumption by the U.S. Department of Defense accounted for most of the decrease in federal energy use. Several data series on federal government energy use now appear in EIA's Monthly Energy Review.

Petroleum Supply Monthly

Dec 7, 2015
Alaskan crude oil production data for September 2015 have been revised in this re-release of the Petroleum Supply Monthly (PSM). Alaskan crude oil production in the PSM released on November 30, 2015 was 409 thousand barrels per day. Revised Alaskan crude oil production is 472 thousand barrels per day. There were also corrections to biodiesel production and inventory data in Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts (PADDs) 4 and 5. Biodiesel production and stocks were unchanged at the U.S. level.

Drilling Productivity Report

Dec 7, 2015
EIA’s monthly Drilling Productivity Report (DPR) has been released. The DPR takes a fresh look at oil and natural gas production, starting with an assessment of how and where drilling for hydrocarbons is taking place. It uses recent data on the total number of drilling rigs in operation along with estimates of drilling productivity and estimated changes in production from existing oil and natural gas wells to provide estimated changes in oil and natural gas production for seven key fields.

Updated Spent Nuclear Fuel Data

Dec 7, 2015
EIA recently released spent nuclear fuel data collected on the Form GC-859, Nuclear Fuel Data Survey. The survey collects data from all utilities operating commercial, light-water nuclear reactors in the United States and from all others possessing irradiated fuel from commercial U.S. nuclear reactors. Data are collected on all discharged nuclear fuel assemblies, projected assembly discharges, nuclear fuel storage capacities and inventories, reactor operating history, other fuel and nonfuel radioactive waste, and low-level waste resulting from decommissioning operations.

Monthly Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production

Dec 7, 2015
EIA revised September 2015 crude oil production to accommodate a revision made by the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to Alaska's reported production.

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