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Posted August 20, 2014Today in Energy

Russia-China deal will supply Siberian natural gas to China's northern, eastern provinces ›

China's natural gas demand has been growing as the government seeks to move away from coal in favor of cleaner fuels. According to EIA's International Energy Outlook 2013 (IEO2013) Reference case, demand will more than triple from 5.2 Tcf in 2012 to 17.5 Tcf by 2040. More


Source: EIA, International Energy Outlook 2013, IHS Energy, Eastern Bloc Research Statistics

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WTI crude oil futures price

8/18/2014: $96.41/bbl

down$1.67 from week earlier
down$11.05 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

8/18/2014: $3.792/mmBtu

down$0.173 from week earlier
up$0.424 from year earlier

Retail gasoline price

8/18/2014: $3.472/gal

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

Retail diesel price

8/18/2014: $3.835/gal

down$0.008 from week earlier
down$0.065 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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