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Posted January 18, 2017Today in Energy

Natural gas-fired power plants lead electric capacity additions in Mexico ›

Natural gas is Mexico’s largest source of electricity generation, accounting for 54% of the country’s generation in 2015, up from 34% in 2005. More

Source: EIA, based on reporting from Mexico’s energy ministry (SENER)


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Data Highlights

WTI crude oil futures price

1/17/2017: $52.48/barrels

up$1.66 from week earlier
up$23.06 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

1/17/2017: $3.412/MMBtu

up$0.134 from week earlier
up$1.312 from year earlier

Retail gasoline price

1/16/2017: $2.358/gal

down$0.030 from week earlier
up$0.444 from year earlier

Retail diesel price

1/16/2017: $2.585/gal

down$0.012 from week earlier
up$0.473 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

1/7/2017: 13.776 million tons

up1.377 million tons from week earlier
up2.253 million tons from year earlier


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