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Annual Energy Outlook Retrospective Review

Mar 25, 2015
The Annual Energy Outlook Retrospective Review provides a yearly comparison between realized energy outcomes and the Reference case projections included in previous Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) beginning with 1994. This edition of the report adds the AEO 2014 projections and updates the historical data to incorporate the latest data revisions.

Upstream capital expenditure declined 12% year-over-year in fourth-quarter 2014

Mar 25, 2015
Based on financial statements from selected international oil and natural gas companies, spending on upstream investments was 12% lower in fourth-quarter 2014 compared to the same period in 2013. Upstream spending on exploration and development typically accounts for the bulk of these companies' investment expenditures.

California first state to generate more than 5% of electricity from utility-scale solar

Mar 24, 2015
California has become the first state with more than 5% of its annual utility-scale electricity generation from utility-scale solar power, according to EIA's Electric Power Monthly. California's utility-scale (1 MW or larger) solar plants generated a record 9.9 million megawatthours (MWh) of electricity in 2014, an increase of 6.1 million MWh from 2013. California's utility-scale solar production in 2014 was more than three times the output of the next-highest state, Arizona, and more than all other states combined.

Prime Supplier Report

Mar 23, 2015
The latest Prime Supplier Report presents data collected through January 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.

Electric Power Annual 2013

Mar 23, 2015
The Electric Power Annual presents 11 years (2003 - 2013) of national-level data on electricity generating capacity, electricity generation and useful thermal output, fuel receipts, consumption, and emissions.

Crude oil storage at Cushing, but not storage capacity utilization rate, at record level

Mar 23, 2015
After increasing for 15 consecutive weeks, crude oil storage at Cushing, Oklahoma, reached 54.4 million barrels on March 13, according to EIA's Weekly Petroleum Status Report. This volume is the highest on record, but not the highest percent of storage utilization, as working storage capacity at Cushing has also increased over time.

State Energy Data System: Natural Gas for 2013

Mar 20, 2015
Annual state-level estimates of natural gas consumption, prices, and expenditures.

Angola Country Analysis Brief

Mar 20, 2015
Angola is the second-largest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa, behind Nigeria. Despite some new oil fields coming online, Angola’s petroleum and other liquids production remained relatively stagnant over the past few years and declined slightly by 50,000 bbl/d to average 1.75 million bbl/d in 2014. Angola's production has been stagnant as a result of persistent technical problems. The recent drop in global oil prices is not expected to substantially affect Angola’s oil production in the medium term, but it will most likely delay investment decisions in Angola’s less developed presalt formations.

U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel imports decline 36% in 2014

Mar 20, 2015
After reaching record levels in 2013, United States imports of biomass-based diesel fuel (both biodiesel and renewable diesel) fell 36%, to 333 million gallons in 2014. Uncertainty surrounding future Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) targets and the absence of a late-year influx of volumes from Argentina were two main factors in this decline.

State Energy Profiles: New Data for December 2014 and January 2015, Updated Information on Four States, New 2013 Data, and New 2012 Data

Mar 19, 2015
New monthly data are available for electricity, natural gas, and coal series. In addition, the Quick Facts and analytical narratives for Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio have been updated. New annual data for 2013 are also available for ethanol consumption and vehicle miles traveled, and new 2012 data are provided for the number of motor gasoline stations.

U.S. commercial crude oil inventories now provide the most days of supply since 1985

Mar 19, 2015
With lower U.S. refinery runs and increases in domestic crude oil production, U.S. commercial crude oil inventories at the end of February provided the most days of supply since the mid-1980s. Commercial crude inventories were sufficient to supply 29 days of U.S. refinery demand, based on expected refinery runs in March.

EIA launches new data add-in tool for Microsoft Excel for Windows

Mar 18, 2015
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released a free data add-in for Microsoft Excel for Windows that builds on the well-known Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) add-in and allows users to find, download, and update EIA's energy data and FRED's economic data directly in any Excel spreadsheet.

Ecuador Country Analysis Brief

Mar 17, 2015
In Ecuador, the oil sector accounts for more than half of the country's export earnings and approximately two-fifths of public sector revenues.1 Resource nationalism and debates about the economic, strategic, and environmental implications of oil sector development are prominent issues in the politics of Ecuador and the policies of its government. Ecuador is the smallest producer in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and it produced 556,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of petroleum and other liquids in 2014, of which crude oil production was 555,000 bbl/d. A lack of sufficient domestic refining capacity to meet local demand has forced Ecuador to import refined products, limiting net oil revenue.

Falling rig counts drive projected near-term oil production decline in 3 key U.S. regions

Mar 17, 2015
EIA's most recent Drilling Productivity Report (DPR) indicates a change in the crude oil production growth patterns in three key oil producing regions: the Eagle Ford, Niobrara, and Bakken. After steady growth in these regions since 2009, the latest estimates for March 2015 signal the first instance of regional crude oil production declines in certain regions tracked by the DPR.

Growth in residential electricity prices highest in 6 years, but expected to slow in 2015

Mar 16, 2015
Residential electricity customers in most areas of the country experienced large increases in retail electricity prices during 2014, with the average U.S. residential price increasing 3.1% over the previous year. The increase represents the highest annual growth rate since 2008. EIA forecasts that prices will increase during 2015, but at a slower pace than in 2014.

State Energy Data System: Distillate Fuel Oil, Residual Fuel Oil, Kerosene, and Other Petroleum Products for 2013

Mar 13, 2015
Annual state-level estimates of consumption, prices, and expenditures for distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, kerosene, and other petroleum products for 2013.

Total energy subsidies decline since 2010, with changes in support across fuel types

Mar 13, 2015
EIA has updated a report on federal subsidies to the energy industry, covering the 2013 fiscal year (FY). The most recent prior report reviewed subsidies in FY 2010, at or near the height of spending related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (more commonly known as the Recovery Act).

Oil price decline leads to lower tax revenues in top oil-producing states

Mar 12, 2015
The decline in spot oil prices in the last half of 2014 and first month of 2015 has reduced oil and natural gas production tax revenues in some of the largest oil- and natural gas-producing states.

Direct Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in Energy in Fiscal Year 2013

Mar 12, 2015
This report responds to a September 2014 request to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) from U.S. Representative Fred Upton, Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield, Chairman of its Subcommittee on Energy and Power, for an update reflecting Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 data of two earlier EIA reports on direct federal financial interventions and subsidies in energy markets covering FY 2007 and FY 2010.

California and Quebec complete second joint carbon dioxide emissions allowance auction

Mar 11, 2015
California and Quebec have announced the completion of their second joint CO2 allowance auction through a cap-and-trade system. Despite geographic distance and economic differences, California and Quebec have worked to align their CO2 emissions markets and policies. Previous auctions sold emissions allowances for electric generators and large industrial sources. The most recent auction, held February, also included allowances for the transportation sector, covering wholesale gasoline suppliers.

Market Prices and Uncertainty Report - STEO Supplement

Mar 10, 2015
Crude oil prices moved higher toward the end of January and into the first week of February. The North Sea Brent front month futures price settled at $56.57/bbl on February 5, an increase of $0.15/bbl from January 2. The front month West Texas Intermediate (WTI) contract price settled at $50.48/bbl on February 5, $2.21/bbl lower than at the start of January. These changes were relatively small compared to an average month-over-month decline of $9/bbl from July 2014 to January 2015.

Short-Term Energy Outlook

Mar 10, 2015
EIA forecasts that Brent crude oil prices will average $59/bbl in 2015, $2/bbl higher than projected in last month's STEO, and $75/bbl in 2016. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) prices in 2015 and 2016 are expected to average $7/bbl and $5/bbl, respectively, below Brent. The Brent-WTI spread for 2015 is more than twice the projection in last month's STEO, reflecting continuing large builds in U.S. crude oil inventories, including at the Cushing, Oklahoma storage hub.

Scheduled 2015 capacity additions mostly wind and natural gas; retirements mostly coal

Mar 10, 2015
In 2015, electric generating companies expect to add more than 20 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale generating capacity to the power grid. The additions are dominated by wind (9.8 GW), natural gas (6.3 GW), and solar (2.2 GW), which combine to make up 91% of total additions. Nearly 16 GW of generating capacity is expected to retire, 81% of which (12.9 GW) is coal-fired generation.

Drilling Productivity Report

Mar 9, 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.

Changes in natural gas spot prices may not quickly translate to consumer prices

Mar 9, 2015
While natural gas wholesale spot prices have dropped to relatively low levels since the end of 2014, these low prices have not translated directly into lower retail prices for consumers who use natural gas to heat their homes and businesses. This short-term lag is largely due to the nature of utility regulation. Over longer periods, changes in natural gas spot and residential prices are much more closely correlated.

Supply shortages lead to rolling power outages in the Philippines

Mar 6, 2015
As the 12th-largest nation in the world, the Philippines has a population of more than 100 million people spread over 7,000 islands, presenting several electricity infrastructure challenges. Currently, the country is facing concerns over resource adequacy in its power sector, as the nation is challenged to add supply quickly enough to keep up with growing demand.

Monthly Biodiesel Production Report

Mar 6, 2015
The U.S. Energy Information Administration released new data today showing national and regional monthly biodiesel production for August through December 2014. In addition to biodiesel production, data included producer sales, producer stocks, and feedstock inputs.

U.S. petroleum product exports increase for 13th consecutive year, setting record

Mar 5, 2015
U.S. exports of noncrude petroleum products from the United States averaged a record 3.8 million barrels per day (bbl/d) in 2014, an increase of 347,000 bbl/d from 2013, based on data from EIA's Petroleum Supply Monthly. In particular, exports of motor gasoline, propane, and butane increased, offsetting a decrease in distillate exports.

State CO2 Emissions

Mar 4, 2015
These estimates of energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) are based on the States Energy Data System. The state data include a summary table with total energy-related CO2 by state beginning in 1990, a table with emissions by fuel in 2010 and a table with emissions by sector in 2011. Detailed tables for individual states provide emissions by fuel and sector for data beginning in 1980. Documentation for methodology is also included on the page.

U.S. crude oil storage capacity utilization now up to 60%

Mar 4, 2015
Crude oil inventory data for the week ending February 20 show that total utilization of crude oil storage capacity in the United States stands at approximately 60%, compared with 48% at the same time last year. Most U.S. crude oil stocks are held in the Midwest and Gulf Coast, where storage tanks were at 69% and 56% of capacity, respectively, as of February 20. This capacity use calculation reflects only crude oil stored in tanks or underground caverns at tank farms and refineries.

Oil production in federal Gulf of Mexico expected to continue increasing

Mar 3, 2015
Because of the long timelines associated with Gulf of Mexico (GOM) projects, the recent downturn in oil prices is expected to have minimal direct impact on GOM crude oil production through 2016. EIA projects GOM production to reach 1.52 million barrels per day (bbl/d) in 2015 and 1.61 million bbl/d in 2016, or about 16% and 17% of total U.S. crude oil production in those two years, respectively.

Petroleum Marketing Monthly

Mar 2, 2015
The March 2015 Petroleum Marketing Monthly (PMM), with data through December 2014, presents monthly and annual price and volume statistics covering crude oil and refined products sales in the United States. Preliminary monthly data show crude oil and finished petroleum products prices experienced substantial decreases in December. U.S.-level Prime Supplier data show an increase in sales for most of the surveyed petroleum products.

Voluntary agreement continues to reduce energy consumption of television set-top boxes

Mar 2, 2015
About 85% of U.S. households have at least one set-top box (STB) designed to deliver subscription-based television service by cable, satellite, or other telecommunication signals, according to 2013 data from the National Cable & Telecommunications Association and the Consumer Electronics Association. In most cases, these STBs operate at almost full power whether they're actively being used or inactive.

Monthly Natural Gas Gross Production Report

Feb 27, 2015
Monthly natural gas gross withdrawals estimated from data collected on Form EIA-914 (Monthly Natural Gas Production Report) for Federal Offshore Gulf of Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming, other states and Lower 48 states. Alaska data are from the state of Alaska and included to obtain a U.S. total.

Natural Gas Monthly

Feb 27, 2015
• Preliminary dry gas production for December 2014 was 2,304 billion cubic feet (Bcf), or 74.3 Bcf/day, the highest on record for any month dating back to 1997. December's production is a 7.7 Bcf/day increase from December 2013’s 66.6 Bcf/day, an 11.6% rise from year to year. • Preliminary total consumption for December 2014 was 2,693 Bcf, or 86.9 Bcf/day, a decrease of 7.6% from December 2013's 2,915 Bcf, or 94 Bcf/day. • Total consumption for December 2014 decreased year to year in all sectors: Deliveries to residential consumers for December 2014 were 716 Bcf, or 23.1 Bcf/day, a 15.9% drop from December 2013’s 27.5 Bcf/day; commercial deliveries were 426 Bcf, or 13.7 Bcf/day, a 9.6% decrease from last December’s 15.2 Bcf/day; industrial deliveries were 690 Bcf, or 22.3 Bcf/day, down 2.3% from December 2013’s 22.8 Bcf/day; and estimated electric power deliveries were 629 Bcf, or 20.3 Bcf/day, a 5% decline from December 2013’s 21.4 Bcf/day. • Preliminary annual dry production for 2014 was 25,707 Bcf, or 71 Bcf/day, the highest annual total on record dating back to 1930. Preliminary annual total consumption for 2014 was 26,791 Bcf, or 73.4 Bcf/day, also the highest total on record dating back to 1949.

Oil and Gas Field Code Master List

Feb 27, 2015
Comprehensive listing of U.S. oil and gas field names.

Nigeria Country Analysis Brief

Feb 27, 2015
Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa and is among the world’s top five exporters of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Despite the relatively large volumes of oil it produces, Nigeria’s oil production is hampered by instability and supply disruptions, while the natural gas sector is restricted by the lack of infrastructure to monetize natural gas that is currently flared (burned off). Nigeria in the past has been an important oil supplier to the United States, but U.S. imports of Nigerian crude oil have declined substantially and represented less than 1% of total U.S. crude oil imports in 2014.

Petroleum Supply Monthly

Feb 27, 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.

Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf

Feb 27, 2015
Persian Gulf report for January through December 2014

Company Level Imports

Feb 27, 2015
Imports data at the company level collected from the EIA-814 Monthly Imports Report.

Petroleum refinery outage in California highlights markets' quick price reaction

Feb 27, 2015
On February 18, an explosion and fire occurred at ExxonMobil's refinery in Torrance, California. The Torrance refinery, the third-largest refinery in Southern California, has about 20% of the region's fluid catalytic cracking capacity and is an important source of gasoline and distillate fuel oil supply for Southern California.

Refinery Outages: First Half 2015

Feb 26, 2015
This report examines refinery outages planned for the first half of 2015 and the potential implications for available refinery capacity, petroleum product markets and supply of gasoline, diesel fuel, and heating oil. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) believes that dissemination of such analyses can be beneficial to market participants that may otherwise be unable to access such information.

Rise in salt cavern storage capacity for natural gas offsets declines in other capacities

Feb 26, 2015
With natural gas storage at low levels in most of 2014 and production relatively high, minimal new natural gas storage capacity was built, except for salt facilities in the Producing region. Capacity in the East region of the United States fell slightly, resulting in relatively unchanged national total capacity.

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

Feb 26, 2015
Number 19 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.”

Underground Natural Gas Working Storage Capacity

Feb 25, 2015
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released its 2015 Underground Natural Gas Working Storage Capacity update with data for November 2014. Against a backdrop of low natural gas storage levels throughout 2014 and high levels of production, U.S. natural gas working storage capacity as of November 2014 was virtually unchanged from its November 2013 level. Continued gains in the capacity of salt caverns in the Producing region offset capacity declines in the East. Capacity in the West and Producing Nonsalt regions both increased slightly, but with minimal effect on the national total.

Wind generation seasonal patterns vary across the United States

Feb 25, 2015
Wind plant generation performance varies throughout the year as a result of highly seasonal wind patterns. Nationally, wind plant performance tends to be highest during the spring and lowest during the mid- to late summer, while performance during the winter (November through February) is around the annual median. However, this pattern can vary considerably across regions, mostly based on local atmospheric and geographic conditions.

Monthly Energy Review

Feb 24, 2015
EIA's most comprehensive report on recent integrated energy statistics. Preliminary data indicate that, in November 2014, total energy consumption in the U.S. commercial sector equaled 1.5 quadrillion Btu, a 2% increase from November 2013.

Quarterly Coal Report (Abbreviated), July – September 2014

Feb 24, 2015
U.S. coal production during third quarter 2014 totaled 255.3 million short tons. This was 3.9% higher than the previous quarter and 0.9% lower than third quarter 2013. Third quarter 2014 U.S. coal exports (22.7 million short tons) dropped 7.5% from second quarter 2014 and dropped 20.6% from third quarter 2013. U.S. coal imports in third quarter 2014 decreased to 3.2 million short tons from 3.5 million short tons in second quarter 2014. All data for 2013 and prior years are final. All data for 2014 are preliminary

Prime Supplier Report

Feb 24, 2015
The latest Prime Supplier Report presents data collected through December 2014 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.

Large reduction in distillate fuel sulfur content has only minor effect on energy content

Feb 24, 2015
Distillate fuel oil supply consists of diesel fuel used in diesel engines and heating oil used in furnaces and boilers. Over the past 20 years, the EPA has regulated the amount of sulfur contained in diesel fuel to enable reductions in harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides and particulate matter from diesel engines. Since 2006, most distillate fuel has had less than 15 ppm of sulfur, compared to an average of 3,000 ppm in the 1990s. This has improved air quality with only a minor effect on the energy content of distillate fuel.


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