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Posted August 21, 2014Today in Energy

Average Brent crude oil prices trade within $5 range for 13 months in a row ›

Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $107 per barrel (bbl) in July, marking the 13th consecutive month in which average Brent crude oil prices were between $107/bbl and $112/bbl. Although supply growth from non-OPEC countries has outpaced world consumption in the past year, its potential price-reducing effect has been offset by unplanned supply outages among producers in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). More

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration


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WTI crude oil futures price

8/19/2014: $94.48/bbl

down$2.89 from week earlier
down$12.62 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

8/19/2014: $3.877/mmBtu

down$0.097 from week earlier
up$0.414 from year earlier

Retail gasoline price

8/18/2014: $3.472/gal

down$0.033 from week earlier
down$0.078 from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

8/15/2014: 362.5 mmbbl

down4.5 mmbbl from week earlier
up3.5 mmbbl from year earlier

Weekly coal production

8/9/2014: 19.174 million tons

down0.293 million tons from week earlier
down0.441 million tons from year earlier


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