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Posted May 23, 2016Today in Energy

United States remains largest producer of petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbons ›

The United States remained the world's top producer of petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbons in 2015, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates. U.S. petroleum and natural gas production first surpassed Russia in 2012, and the United States has been the world's top producer of natural gas since 2011 and the world's top producer of petroleum hydrocarbons since 2013. More


Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

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Retail gasoline price

5/23/2016: $2.300/gal

up$0.058 from week earlier
down$0.474 from year earlier

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5/23/2016: $2.357/gal

up$0.060 from week earlier
down$0.557 from year earlier

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5/20/2016: $47.75/barrels

up$1.54 from week earlier
down$12.97 from year earlier

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5/20/2016: $2.062/MMBtu

down$0.034 from week earlier
down$0.887 from year earlier

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5/14/2016: 11.369 million tons

up0.420 million tons from week earlier
down4.680 million tons from year earlier

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