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August 22, 2014

New England relying more on natural gas along with hydroelectric imports from Canada


August 21, 2014

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


August 20, 2014

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


August 19, 2014

Hawaii and U.S. Territories aim to increase fuel diversity with LNG imports


August 18, 2014

Natural gas serves a small, but growing, portion of China’s total energy demand


August 15, 2014

Reasons for projected natural gas-fired generation growth vary by region


August 14, 2014

India is increasingly dependent on imported fossil fuels as demand continues to rise


August 13, 2014

Steam coal imports remain down sharply from historic high in 2007


August 12, 2014

Ohio's Utica Region now included in EIA's monthly Drilling Productivity Report


August 11, 2014

Northeast natural gas spot prices particularly sensitive to temperature swings


August 8, 2014

August differentials offer insight into Aramco’s oil pricing


August 7, 2014

Energy production and other mining account for a large percentage of some state economies


August 6, 2014

EIA mapping tool shows which U.S. energy facilities are in areas at risk of flooding


August 5, 2014

Marcellus Region production continues growth


August 4, 2014

Bakken fuels North Dakota’s oil production growth


August 1, 2014

Metal-based durables manufacturers are fueled by electricity and natural gas


July 31, 2014

Nonhydro renewables now routinely surpass hydropower generation


July 30, 2014

Oil prices drive projected enhanced oil recovery using carbon dioxide


July 29, 2014

As cash flow flattens, major energy companies increase debt, sell assets


July 28, 2014

Natural gas injection season continues on pace for record refill


July 25, 2014

Biofuels are included in latest U.S. Navy fuel procurement


July 24, 2014

U.S. petroleum refineries running at record levels


July 23, 2014

Oil and natural gas sales accounted for 68% of Russia’s total export revenues in 2013


July 22, 2014

Fuel economy and average vehicle cost vary significantly across vehicle types


July 21, 2014

Recent improvements in petroleum trade balance mitigate U.S. trade deficit


July 18, 2014

Light-duty vehicles’ share of transportation energy use is projected to fall


July 17, 2014

Oil and natural gas resource categories reflect varying degrees of certainty


July 16, 2014

EIA projects modest needs for new electric generation capacity


July 15, 2014

Significant fuel economy improvement options exist for light-duty gasoline vehicles


July 14, 2014

Flickr page and other tools make EIA data more accessible


July 11, 2014

Fuel economy improvements show diminishing returns in fuel savings


July 10, 2014

EIA projections show hydro growth limited by economics not resources


July 9, 2014

Six formations are responsible for surge in Permian Basin crude oil production


July 8, 2014

Wyoming, Gulf of Mexico dominate fossil fuels production on federal and Indian lands


July 7, 2014

Production of fossil fuels from federal and Indian lands fell in 2013


July 3, 2014

UK became a net importer of petroleum products in 2013


July 2, 2014

A perspective on U.S. gasoline prices heading into Fourth of July weekend


July 1, 2014

North Dakota and Texas now provide nearly half of U.S. crude oil production


June 30, 2014

2014 U.S. petroleum refinery update: capacity edges up, ownership shifts


June 27, 2014

The Columbia River Basin provides more than 40% of total U.S. hydroelectric generation


June 26, 2014

Fuel economy standards drive down projected gasoline use; diesel use, product exports rise


June 25, 2014

California continues to set daily records for utility scale solar energy


June 24, 2014

Fewer wind curtailments and negative power prices seen in Texas after major grid expansion


June 23, 2014

Texas hits new peak wind output


June 20, 2014

NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment highlights regional electricity capacity margins


June 19, 2014

June marks 50th anniversary of the first commercial liquefied natural gas tanker


June 18, 2014

First westbound natural gas flows begin on Rockies Express Pipeline


June 17, 2014

Hydropower supplies more than three-quarters of Brazil’s electric power


June 16, 2014

U.S. crude exports in April rise to highest level in 15 years


June 13, 2014

Projected growth in natural gas-fired generation is influenced by resource availability


June 12, 2014

Gulf of Mexico 2014 production shut in by storms seen higher than last year


June 11, 2014

Railroad deliveries continue to provide the majority of coal shipments to the power sector


June 10, 2014

Crude-by-rail transportation provides Bakken Shale production access to major markets


June 9, 2014

Power sector CO2 emissions sensitive to policy changes and natural gas supply


June 6, 2014

Increases in U.S. crude oil production come from light, sweet crude from tight formations


June 5, 2014

Lower crude feedstock costs contribute to North American refinery profitability


June 4, 2014

NOAA predicts relatively quiet Atlantic hurricane season


June 3, 2014

Recent trends in energy-related CO2 emissions vary across regions and states


June 2, 2014

Domestic production satisfies 84% of total U.S. energy demand in 2013


May 30, 2014

Privately owned generators play a growing role in Mexico’s electricity supply


May 29, 2014

Mexico's energy ministry projects rapid near-term growth of natural gas imports from U.S.


May 28, 2014

U.S. petroleum product exports to Mexico rise while Mexican crude exports to the U.S. fall


May 27, 2014

Mexico’s energy reform seeks to reverse decline in oil production


May 23, 2014

Average retail gasoline price is $3.67 per gallon heading into Memorial Day weekend


May 22, 2014

U.S. wood pellet exports double in 2013 in response to growing European demand


May 21, 2014

U.S. consumers’ energy spending rose this winter


May 20, 2014

Industrial onsite electricity concentrated in chemicals, oil, and paper manufacturing


May 19, 2014

Industrial facilities get most of their electricity from the grid


May 16, 2014

Norway supplies more than 20% of Europe’s natural gas needs


May 15, 2014

Permian Basin drives first-quarter growth in oil-directed horizontal drilling rigs


May 14, 2014

China produces and consumes almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined


May 13, 2014

China promotes both fuel efficiency and alternative-fuel vehicles to curb growing oil use


May 12, 2014

Many industrial electricity customers are farmers


May 9, 2014

Recycling is the primary energy efficiency technology for aluminum and steel manufacturing


May 8, 2014

High value of liquids drives U.S. producers to target wet natural gas resources


May 7, 2014

EIA releases complete Annual Energy Outlook 2014 report


May 6, 2014

U.S. purity ethane ships to Canada for first time in 25 years


May 5, 2014

U.S. ethanol imports from Brazil down in 2013


May 2, 2014

U.S. biomass-based diesel imports increase to record levels in 2013


May 1, 2014

Texas and Rockies natural gas mitigates disruption from Wyoming processing plant explosion


April 30, 2014

Lower U.S. electricity demand growth would reduce fossil fuels’ projected generation share


April 29, 2014

Renewable electricity generation projections sensitive to cost, price, policy assumptions


April 28, 2014

Projected CO2 emissions vary with coal and nuclear power plant retirements


April 25, 2014

Global upstream oil and gas spending continues to favor exploration and development


April 24, 2014

Power plant coal stockpiles are expected to rebuild after heavy winter drawdown


April 23, 2014

Projected bulk chemicals output varies across alternative energy price scenarios


April 22, 2014

U.S. petroleum product exports increase in 2013


April 21, 2014

Extending residential energy policies affects some end uses more than others


April 18, 2014

Eleven states generated electricity from nonhydro renewables at double U.S. average


April 17, 2014

Gulf Coast crude oil inventories reach record level


April 16, 2014

Personal travel growth significantly influences projected transportation energy demand


April 15, 2014

Twelve states produced 80% of U.S. wind power in 2013


April 14, 2014

Liquefied natural gas shows potential as a freight locomotive fuel


April 11, 2014

Lower prices pull down natural gas reserves in 2012


April 10, 2014

Crude oil reserves at start of 2013 reach highest level since 1976


April 9, 2014

Summer average gasoline price expected to be close to last year's level


April 8, 2014

Half of power plant capacity additions in 2013 came from natural gas


April 7, 2014

Tight oil-driven production growth reduces need for U.S. oil imports


April 4, 2014

U.S. crude oil imports fall, but share of top three suppliers highest in four decades


April 3, 2014

Rail congestion, cold weather raise ethanol spot prices


April 2, 2014

Net energy imports in 2013 lowest in more than 20 years


April 1, 2014

Florida gasoline supply sources and prices reflect broader market shifts


March 31, 2014

Five states and the Gulf of Mexico produce more than 80% of U.S. crude oil


March 28, 2014

Coal-fired power plant operators consider emissions compliance strategies


March 27, 2014

Crude oil inventories at Cushing, Oklahoma, hub down 32% over the past two months


March 26, 2014

Tight oil production pushes U.S. crude supply to over 10% of world total


March 25, 2014

Coal supplies at electric power plants drawn down in cold weather


March 24, 2014

China is now the world’s largest net importer of petroleum and other liquid fuels


March 21, 2014

Nonmarketed natural gas in North Dakota still rising due to higher total production


March 20, 2014

Planned coal-fired power plant retirements continue to increase


March 19, 2014

LED bulb efficiency expected to continue improving as cost declines


March 18, 2014

Biofuels production drives growth in overall biomass energy use over past decade


March 17, 2014

Increase in wood as main source of household heating most notable in the Northeast


March 14, 2014

16% of natural gas consumed in Europe flows through Ukraine


March 13, 2014

EIA projects record natural gas storage injection in 2014 to boost stocks from 11-year low


March 12, 2014

Heating fuel expenditures rise this winter, especially for propane-heated homes


March 11, 2014

Growth in U.S. hydrocarbon production from shale resources driven by drilling efficiency


March 10, 2014

Indonesia’s share of global LNG supply declines due to global and domestic demand growth


March 7, 2014

E85 fueling station availability is increasing


March 6, 2014

EIA now delivers coal data through new interactive browser


March 5, 2014

Ethanol producers benefiting from higher margins for distillers grains


March 4, 2014

Brent crude oil trading range in 2013 was narrowest since 2006


March 3, 2014

Natural gas storage capacity up 2% in 2013 led by West, salt capacity in Producing region


February 28, 2014

Net crude and petroleum products imports fell relative to other major net import flows


February 27, 2014

Dollar value of U.S. net coal exports has increased more than three-fold since 2005


February 26, 2014

Dollar value of natural gas net imports has declined dramatically in recent years


February 25, 2014

Oil net imports have declined since 2011, with their value falling slower than volume


February 24, 2014

Energy trade is a key part of overall U.S. trade flows


February 21, 2014

New England spot natural gas prices hit record levels this winter


February 20, 2014

High cost, oil-fired generation creates potential for shift in Hawaiian electric sources


February 19, 2014

Gas-to-liquids plants face challenges in the U.S. market


February 18, 2014

Peak-to-average electricity demand ratio rising in New England and many other U.S. regions


February 14, 2014

AEO2014 projects more coal-fired power plant retirements by 2016 than have been scheduled


February 13, 2014

Severe winter weather threatens East Coast energy infrastructure


February 12, 2014

EIA releases assessment of short-term uncertainties for global oil supply


February 11, 2014

Many newer power plants have cooling systems that reuse water


February 10, 2014

Eagle Ford production increasingly targets oil-rich areas


February 7, 2014

Reduced water supply forecast affects hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest


February 6, 2014

Current drought reduces hydro generation forecast for California


February 5, 2014

Global demand, inexpensive natural gas are increasing domestic plastic production


February 4, 2014

U.S. uranium concentrate production rises as Megatons to Megawatts program ends


February 3, 2014

Lower emissions cap for Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative takes effect in 2014


January 31, 2014

NFL stadiums produce onsite energy with solar PV projects


January 30, 2014

Americas are an important market for liquid fuels and natural gas trade


January 29, 2014

Ownership of U.S. petroleum refineries has changed significantly since 2000


January 28, 2014

Most homes have central thermostats on heating and cooling equipment


January 27, 2014

States closer to western mines have lower coal costs


January 24, 2014

EIA now providing more detail on electric capacity additions and retirements


January 23, 2014

Midwest propane markets tighten further on cold weather


January 22, 2014

Oil and natural gas import reliance of major economies projected to change rapidly


January 21, 2014

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic power prices react to winter freeze and natural gas constraints


January 17, 2014

Cold weather led to record-high natural gas storage withdrawals


January 16, 2014

Spot coal price trends vary across key basins during 2013


January 15, 2014

Monthly generator capacity factor data now available by fuel and technology


January 14, 2014

U.S. boosts natural gas output and use since 2005, while OECD Europe scales back


January 13, 2014

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions in 2013 expected to be 2% higher than in 2012


January 10, 2014

Gasoline prices moved in tight range in 2013


January 9, 2014

U.S. crude oil production growth contributes to global oil price stability in 2013


January 8, 2014

New England and Pacific Northwest had largest power price increases in 2013


January 7, 2014

New England and New York have largest natural gas price increases in 2013


January 6, 2014

Change in energy prices mixed in 2013 as prices of nonenergy commodities fell


January 3, 2014

Few transportation fuels surpass the energy densities of gasoline and diesel


January 2, 2014

Shale oil and shale gas resources are globally abundant


December 20, 2013

U.S. electricity sales have decreased in four of the past five years


December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added


December 18, 2013

Petroleum's share of Florida's electric generation mix dwindles as natural gas grows


December 17, 2013

Pennsylvania is the fastest-growing natural gas-producing state


December 16, 2013

Increased tight oil production, vehicle efficiency reduce petroleum and liquid imports


December 13, 2013

Abundant 2013 corn harvest boosts ethanol production


December 12, 2013

Propane demand hits a record high for November


December 11, 2013

Existing resource base and policy decisions provide the West with electric fuel diversity


December 10, 2013

Iran’s oil exports not expected to increase significantly despite recent negotiations


December 9, 2013

Marcellus region to provide 18% of total U.S. natural gas production this month


December 6, 2013

December natural gas prices spike in Boston


December 5, 2013

Gas furnace efficiency has large implications for residential natural gas use


December 4, 2013

Natural gas use for power generation falls as industrial sector's use continues to rise


December 3, 2013

Future world energy demand driven by trends in developing countries


December 2, 2013

Renewable electricity production grows in Texas


November 27, 2013

Gasoline prices this Thanksgiving lower than a year ago


November 26, 2013

Libyan crude oil production levels influence international crude oil markets


November 25, 2013

Coal-fired electric generators continue to dominate electric supply in the central region


November 22, 2013

Use of coal-fired generators in the Southeast has been declining


November 21, 2013

EPA issues proposed rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard


November 20, 2013

Natural gas prices reflect decreasing seasonality


November 19, 2013

Increased Northeast natural gas production reduces net inflow of supply from other areas


November 18, 2013

Electricity in the Mid-Atlantic region is predominantly fueled by coal and nuclear sources


November 15, 2013

Bakken oil production forecast to top 1 million barrels per day next month


November 14, 2013

2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains


November 13, 2013

Recent production growth from presalt resources increases Brazil’s total crude output


November 12, 2013

Northeast grows increasingly reliant on natural gas for power generation


November 8, 2013

The mix of fuels used for electricity generation in the United States is changing


November 7, 2013

Japan is the second largest net importer of fossil fuels in the world


November 6, 2013

River disruptions and strikes lower U.S. petroleum product exports to Northwest Europe


November 5, 2013

Production, depletion trends are keys to predicting natural gas and oil production


November 4, 2013

Drilling efficiency is a key driver of oil and natural gas production


November 1, 2013

Enhanced oil recovery techniques helped Oman reverse recent production declines


October 31, 2013

EIA's new map layers provide more detailed information on petroleum infrastructure


October 30, 2013

Marcellus natural gas pipeline projects to primarily benefit New York and New Jersey


October 29, 2013

Drilling often results in both oil and natural gas production


October 28, 2013

Rethinking rig count as a predictor of natural gas production


October 25, 2013

Waste fuels are a significant energy source for U.S. manufacturers


October 24, 2013

Midcontinent Independent System Operator adding four new electric territories in December


October 23, 2013

North America leads the world in production of shale gas


October 22, 2013

Highlights of new Drilling Productivity Report


October 21, 2013

EIA to release new Drilling Productivity Report


October 18, 2013

Electricity use by machine drives varies significantly by manufacturing industry


October 17, 2013

Global nuclear generation capacity totaled more than 370 gigawatts in 2012


October 10, 2013

New-vehicle fuel economy continues to increase


October 9, 2013

Markets expect Marcellus growth to drive Appalachian natural gas prices below Henry Hub


October 8, 2013

Heating costs for most households are forecast to rise from last winter’s level


October 7, 2013

Ethanol blending provides another proxy for gasoline demand


October 4, 2013

U.S. expected to be largest producer of petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbons in 2013


October 3, 2013

Nearly 80% of EIA’s website users come from outside the energy industry


October 2, 2013

Top four U.S. coal companies supplied more than half of U.S. coal production in 2011


October 1, 2013

Natural gas-fired combustion turbines are generally used to meet peak electricity load


September 30, 2013

Lower railroad energy consumption reflects improved efficiency, reduced tonnage


September 27, 2013

Multiple factors push Western Europe to use less natural gas and more coal


September 26, 2013

Variability in electricity demand highlights potential roles for electricity storage


September 25, 2013

Natural gas generation lower than last year because of differences in relative fuel prices


September 24, 2013

Megatons to Megawatts program will conclude at the end of 2013


September 23, 2013

Renewable generation provides a growing share of California’s electricity


September 20, 2013

Oil futures price curve has steepened over the past six months


September 19, 2013

E85 motor fuel is increasingly price-competitive with gasoline in parts of the Midwest


September 18, 2013

Kazakhstan consortium achieves first oil production from Kashagan field


September 17, 2013

Most new residential solar PV projects in California program are not owned by homeowners


September 16, 2013

Rapid increases in electricity demand challenge both generating unit and system operators


September 13, 2013

Nuclear outages begin to increase with the start of the fall refueling season


September 12, 2013

Caspian countries are developing new oil and natural gas export capacity


September 11, 2013

Oil and natural gas production is growing in Caspian Sea region


September 10, 2013

Global crude oil supply disruptions and strong demand support high oil prices


September 9, 2013

Cooler-than-normal August relieves strain on Texas electricity market


September 6, 2013

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant closure in 2014 will challenge New England energy markets


September 5, 2013

Higher wind generation in the Southwest Power Pool is reducing use of baseload capacity


September 4, 2013

Trends in natural gas storage capacity utilization vary by region


September 3, 2013

Transmission upgrades compensate for coal-fired retirements in Ohio electric region


August 30, 2013

At end of summer driving season, gasoline prices are lower than past two years


August 29, 2013

Summer maintenance affects North Sea crude oil production and prices


August 28, 2013

The U.S. relies on foreign uranium, enrichment services to fuel its nuclear power plants


August 27, 2013

Electricity demand patterns matter for valuing electricity supply resources


August 26, 2013

World petroleum use sets record high in 2012 despite declines in North America and Europe


August 23, 2013

West Virginia, southwest Pennsylvania form an integrated natural gas production region


August 22, 2013

EIA projects natural gas inventories to reach 3,800 billion cubic feet by November


August 21, 2013

Glass manufacturing is an energy-intensive industry mainly fueled by natural gas


August 20, 2013

Eastern Mediterranean natural gas exploration focused on the Levant Basin


August 19, 2013

EIA publishes state fact sheets on residential energy consumption and characteristics


August 16, 2013

Chinese investments play large role in Southeast Asia hydroelectric growth


August 15, 2013

The South anchors growth in use of electricity for air conditioning since 1993


August 14, 2013

EPA finalizes Renewable Fuel Standard for 2013; additional adjustments expected in 2014


August 13, 2013

Energy commodity returns have outpaced nonenergy returns in past month


August 12, 2013

Production of fossil fuel from federal and Indian lands fell in 2012


August 9, 2013

China poised to become the world’s largest net oil importer later this year


August 8, 2013

Oil and gas industry employment growing much faster than total private sector employment


August 7, 2013

Wyoming dominates sales of coal produced from federal and Indian lands


August 6, 2013

Recent gasoline prices above last year, but 2013 year-to-date average lower than 2012


August 5, 2013

Spread narrows between Brent and WTI crude oil benchmark prices


August 2, 2013

Suez Canal, Sumed Pipeline are key parts of Egypt’s role in international energy markets


August 1, 2013

Proved reserves of crude oil and natural gas in the United States up sharply in 2011


July 31, 2013

U.S. biodiesel production reached a record level in May 2013


July 30, 2013

New infrastructure boosts West Virginia, southern Pennsylvania natural gas production


July 29, 2013

Natural gas liquids prices trend down since the start of 2012


July 26, 2013

Coal market fundamentals changed, yet spot prices remained stable


July 25, 2013

EIA projects world energy consumption will increase 56% by 2040


July 24, 2013

Natural gas storage working capacity grows 2% in 2012


July 23, 2013

Wholesale electricity prices rose across the United States


July 22, 2013

U.S. natural gas spot prices increased during first-half 2013


July 19, 2013

Short-term, real-time power prices reflect system strain during Northeast heat wave


July 18, 2013

Increased U.S. coal consumption met by burning through stockpiles


July 17, 2013

Refinery receipts of crude oil by rail, truck, and barge continue to increase


July 16, 2013

Capacity at existing U.S. refineries increases in 2013


July 15, 2013

Petroleum products demand data revised at regional level


July 12, 2013

North Dakota sees increases in real GDP per capita following Bakken production


July 11, 2013

New EIA inventory tracks state energy efficiency programs


July 10, 2013

Rail delivery of U.S. oil and petroleum products continues to increase, but pace slows


July 9, 2013

EIA releases energy infrastructure map with real-time storm information


July 8, 2013

Pumped storage provides grid reliability even with net generation loss


July 5, 2013

Food and paper account for 3.4% of nation’s energy use


July 3, 2013

Energy sources have changed throughout the history of the United States


July 2, 2013

Lower power prices and high repair costs drive nuclear retirements


July 1, 2013

The cement industry is the most energy intensive of all manufacturing industries


June 28, 2013

Price difference between Brent and WTI crude oil narrowing


June 27, 2013

Midwest gasoline prices returning to normal


June 26, 2013

Metallurgical industries are key parts of energy-intensive manufacturing


June 25, 2013

Average U.S. residential summer 2013 electric bill expected to be lowest in four years


June 24, 2013

Electric supply additions are not keeping pace with increased peak-hour demand in Texas


June 21, 2013

25% of U.S. coal exports go to Asia, but remain a small share of Asia’s total coal imports


June 20, 2013

Industrial sector natural gas use rising


June 19, 2013

U.S. coal exports set monthly record


June 18, 2013

Apartments in buildings with 5 or more units use less energy than other home types


June 17, 2013

Middle East leads global crude oil and condensate production; growth in North America


June 14, 2013

U.S. crude oil production could reach 10 million barrels per day by 2040


June 13, 2013

What caused the run-up in ethanol RIN prices during early 2013?


June 12, 2013

Federal Power Marketing Administrations operate across much of the United States


June 11, 2013

EIA’s 2013 Energy Conference next week will look at U.S. and global energy challenges


June 10, 2013

Shale oil and shale gas resources are globally abundant


June 7, 2013

New generators help California meet summer challenges to electric reliability


June 6, 2013

Electricity reliability report released; Texas and California raise concerns for summer


June 5, 2013

U.S. ethanol production and the Renewable Fuel Standard RIN bank


June 4, 2013

Bulk chemicals industry uses 5% of U.S. energy


June 3, 2013

RINs and RVOs are used to implement the Renewable Fuel Standard


May 31, 2013

Hurricane effects on oil and natural gas production depend on storm trajectory, strength


May 30, 2013

Feed-in tariff: A policy tool encouraging deployment of renewable electricity technologies


May 29, 2013

For appliances, choosing the most cost-effective option depends on several factors


May 28, 2013

Incremental costs of higher efficiency can vary by appliance


May 24, 2013

Gasoline prices rise in the Midwest as the summer driving season approaches


May 23, 2013

Coal regains some electric generation market share from natural gas


May 22, 2013

Extended tax credits could raise projected renewable electricity capacity and generation


May 21, 2013

A number of western states increased oil production since 2010


May 20, 2013

Ethanol production capacity little changed in past year


May 17, 2013

Mexico Week: U.S.-Mexico electricity trade is small, with tight regional focus


May 16, 2013

Mexico Week: Record Mexican natural gas imports include higher flows from U.S.


May 15, 2013

Mexico Week: Crude oil moving north, products moving south characterizes U.S.-Mexico trade


May 14, 2013

Mexico Week: Lower Mexican oil production contributes to lower crude oil exports to U.S.


May 13, 2013

Mexico Week: U.S. is Mexico’s primary energy trade partner amid shifting trade dynamics


May 10, 2013

Heating oil futures contract now uses ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel


May 9, 2013

Low natural gas prices in 2012 reduced returns for some oil and gas producers


May 8, 2013

Industrial sector drives increase in North Dakota electricity sales


May 7, 2013

President’s proposed budget calls for strategic review of government’s role in TVA


May 6, 2013

Price spread between regular and premium gasoline has changed over time


May 3, 2013

Transportation fuel use is a key factor in the outlook for U.S. oil imports


May 2, 2013

U.S. exports of liquefied petroleum gases projected to continue through 2040


May 1, 2013

State gasoline taxes average 23.5 cents per gallon but vary widely


April 30, 2013

Extending current energy policies would reduce U.S. energy use, carbon dioxide emissions


April 29, 2013

Date of switch to summer-grade gasoline approaches


April 26, 2013

Sanctions reduced Iran's oil exports and revenues in 2012


April 25, 2013

Long-term outlook for nuclear generation depends on lifetime of existing capacity


April 24, 2013

Lower wholesale power prices reduce quark spreads available to nuclear plant operators


April 23, 2013

Future power market shares of coal, natural gas generators depend on relative fuel prices


April 22, 2013

This year's gasoline price increase not unusual


April 19, 2013

Concentration of U.S. crude oil imports among top five suppliers highest since 1997


April 18, 2013

Lower residential energy use reduces home energy expenditures as share of household income


April 17, 2013

Abundant U.S. supply, low demand could cut dependence on liquid fuel imports


April 16, 2013

January 2013 crude oil export to China was a rare event


April 15, 2013

EIA releases additional Annual Energy Outlook 2013 content


April 12, 2013

Winter natural gas price spikes in New England spur generation from other fuels


April 11, 2013

Year-to-date natural gas use for electric power generation is down from 2012


April 10, 2013

Average summer gasoline prices expected to be slightly lower than in 2012


April 9, 2013

Catalytic reforming boosts octane for gasoline blending


April 8, 2013

Foreign investors play large role in U.S. shale industry


April 5, 2013

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions declined in 2012


April 4, 2013

The South China Sea is an important world energy trade route


April 3, 2013

Contested areas of South China Sea likely have few conventional oil and gas resources


April 2, 2013

Sales of specialty incandescent bulbs decline despite exemption from efficiency standards


April 1, 2013

India’s economic growth is driving its energy consumption


March 29, 2013

Two Wyoming mines accounted for 20% of U.S. coal production by tons in 2012


March 28, 2013

Solar activity can affect transmission grid, but 2013 activity less than anticipated


March 27, 2013

Rising North Dakota oil production and demand spurs two new refineries


March 26, 2013

Extended nuclear plant outages raise Southern California wholesale power prices


March 25, 2013

Over half of U.S. natural gas pipeline projects in 2012 were in the Northeast


March 22, 2013

U.S. economy and electricity demand growth are linked, but relationship is changing


March 21, 2013

Pennsylvania natural gas production rose 69% in 2012 despite reduced drilling activity


March 20, 2013

U.S. crude oil production on track to surpass imports for first time since 1995


March 19, 2013

Bakken crude oil price differential to WTI narrows over last 14 months


March 18, 2013

North Dakota oil production reaches new high in 2012, transported by trucks and railroads


March 15, 2013

Japan’s fossil-fueled generation remains high because of continuing nuclear plant outages


March 14, 2013

Above-normal outages of U.S. nuclear capacity persist at the start of 2013


March 13, 2013

U.S. natural gas exports to Mexico reach record high in 2012


March 12, 2013

Syrian unrest threatens potential role as an energy transit country


March 11, 2013

Ethanol producers respond to market conditions


March 8, 2013

New electric generators typically come online at the start of summer or in December


March 7, 2013

Heating and cooling no longer majority of U.S. home energy use


March 6, 2013

Two perspectives on household electricity use


March 5, 2013

Saudi Arabia was world's largest petroleum producer and net exporter in 2012


March 4, 2013

Homes show greatest seasonal variation in electricity use


March 1, 2013

U.S. energy intensity projected to continue its steady decline through 2040


February 28, 2013

U.S. crude oil production tops 7 million barrels per day, highest since December 1992


February 27, 2013

Power plant emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides continue to decline in 2012


February 26, 2013

Cellulosic biofuels begin to flow but in lower volumes than foreseen by statutory targets


February 25, 2013

Why have gasoline prices risen since the start of the year?


February 22, 2013

California hydro forecast declines on dry weather


February 21, 2013

Dry January lowers the Pacific Northwest water supply forecast for April through September


February 20, 2013

Dark spreads measure returns over fuel costs of coal-fired generation


February 19, 2013

Gulf Coast crude stocks generally fall sharply in December because of inventory taxes


February 15, 2013

EIA now delivers monthly electricity data in interactive data browser


February 14, 2013

Few transportation fuels surpass the energy densities of gasoline and diesel


February 13, 2013

Alkylation is an important source for octane in gasoline


February 12, 2013

Newer U.S. homes are 30% larger but consume about as much energy as older homes


February 11, 2013

Wind industry installs almost 5,300 MW of capacity in December


February 8, 2013

An introduction to spark spreads


February 7, 2013

EIA begins posting daily energy prices on Today in Energy webpage


February 6, 2013

Stadiums and arenas use efficient, high wattage lamps


February 5, 2013

Rail traffic reflects more oil production, less coal-fired electricity generation


February 4, 2013

U.S. household expenditures for gasoline account for nearly 4% of pretax income


February 1, 2013

Weather and other events can cause disruptions to gasoline infrastructure and supply


January 31, 2013

2012 Brief: U.S. ethanol prices and production lower compared to 2011


January 30, 2013

Stretches of Upper Mississippi River near record-low levels


January 29, 2013

China consumes nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined


January 28, 2013

Coking is a refinery process that produces 19% of finished petroleum product exports


January 25, 2013

Coal stockpiles at electric power plants were above average throughout 2012


January 24, 2013

New aggregation programs drive consumer participation in Illinois electricity choice


January 23, 2013

How much electric supply capacity is needed to keep U.S. electricity grids reliable?


January 22, 2013

Political risks focus attention on supply of Venezuelan oil to the United States


January 18, 2013

Hydrocracking is an important source of diesel and jet fuel


January 17, 2013

EIA publishes historical data series on natural gas storage in salt caverns


January 16, 2013

Large mergers drive changes in ownership of electric generating capacity in 2012


January 15, 2013

2012 Brief: Natural gas liquids prices down in 2012


January 14, 2013

2012 Brief: Coal prices and production in most basins down in 2012


January 11, 2013

2012 Brief: Retail gasoline prices vary significantly across the country


January 10, 2013

2012 Brief: Average 2012 crude oil prices remain near 2011 levels


January 9, 2013

2012 Brief: Average wholesale electricity prices down compared to last year


January 8, 2013

2012 Brief: Average wholesale natural gas prices fell 31% in 2012


January 7, 2013

2012 Brief: Coal and mid-continent crude oil prices declined during 2012


December 21, 2012

California’s first greenhouse gas emissions auction sells near minimum price


December 20, 2012

U.S. could become the world’s top liquid fuels producer, but how much does it matter?


December 19, 2012

Planned wind turbine additions rise in advance of scheduled expiration of wind tax credit


December 18, 2012

Energy Perspectives: Industrial and transportation sectors lead energy use by sector


December 17, 2012

Energy Perspectives: United States energy imports decline while energy exports increase


December 14, 2012

Energy Perspectives: Fossil fuels dominate U.S. energy consumption


December 13, 2012

Energy Perspectives: For most fuel sources, domestic production has been increasing


December 12, 2012

Energy Perspectives: The United States has a varied and complex energy flow chart


December 11, 2012

Fluid catalytic cracking is an important step in producing gasoline


December 10, 2012

Vacuum distillation is a key part of the petroleum refining process


December 7, 2012

EIA projections for carbon dioxide emissions reflect changes in key drivers


December 6, 2012

Cheaper natural gas alters generation dispatch in Southeast


December 5, 2012

EIA projections show U.S. energy production growing faster than consumption through 2040


December 4, 2012

U.S. monthly crude oil production reaches highest level since 1998


December 3, 2012

EIA projects little change in U.S. coal production in 2013


November 30, 2012

Canada Week: Natural gas net imports from Canada continue to decline


November 29, 2012

Canada Week: Canada is a declining market for U.S. coal


November 28, 2012

Canada Week: Canada is the leading supplier of crude oil to the United States


November 27, 2012

Canada Week: Integrated electric grid improves reliability for United States, Canada


November 26, 2012

Canada Week: The United States and Canada share the world’s most significant energy trade


November 23, 2012

Thanksgiving gasoline prices slightly above last year’s level


November 21, 2012

Wind energy tax credit set to expire at the end of 2012


November 20, 2012

Rig count in Utica Shale doubles from year ago


November 19, 2012

Cost of transporting coal to power plants rose almost 50% in decade


November 16, 2012

Population shifts across U.S. regions affect overall heating and cooling needs


November 15, 2012

Europe and Asia are the leading destinations for U.S. coal exports in 2012


November 14, 2012

San Onofre nuclear outage contributes to Southern California’s changing generation profile


November 13, 2012

Despite customer outages, wholesale electric markets operated during Hurricane Sandy


November 9, 2012

Electricity restored to many in the Northeast but outages persist


November 8, 2012

Non-OPEC oil supply outages remain above year-ago level


November 7, 2012

Potential of gas hydrates is great, but practical development is far off


November 6, 2012

Illinois coal production pushes Illinois Basin production above five-year range


November 5, 2012

EIA initiates daily gasoline availability survey for metropolitan New York


November 2, 2012

Extended outages at several nuclear plants led to high outage levels in 2012


November 1, 2012

Smart meter deployments continue to rise


October 31, 2012

Utility-scale installations lead solar photovoltaic growth


October 26, 2012

Industrial onsite generation increasingly relies on natural gas


October 25, 2012

Natural gas processing plant data now available


October 24, 2012

New EIA data show total grid-connected photovoltaic solar capacity


October 23, 2012

U.S. coal exports on record pace in 2012, fueled by steam coal growth


October 22, 2012

Explore EIA’s new state energy portal


October 19, 2012

Electricity generation from coal and natural gas both increased with summer heat


October 18, 2012

Biofuels markets face blending constraints and other challenges


October 17, 2012

Propane inventories end third quarter at record level; supplies rise despite low prices


October 16, 2012

ENERGY STAR homes accounted for 26% of new construction in 2011


October 15, 2012

Adoption of ENERGY STAR equipment varies among appliances


October 12, 2012

New application of existing techniques in old fields helps Russia increase oil production


October 11, 2012

Petroleum refineries vary by level of complexity


October 10, 2012

U.S. households forecast to use more heating fuels this winter compared with last winter


October 9, 2012

EIA improves state-level monthly oil production estimates with up to 10 years of revisions


October 5, 2012

Territorial disputes hamper exploration and production of resources in the East China Sea


October 4, 2012

Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy niche


October 3, 2012

Key New England natural gas pipeline reflects seasonal flow changes


October 2, 2012

Regulators approve first commercial hydrokinetic projects in the United States


October 1, 2012

U.S. marketed natural gas production levels off in the first half of 2012


September 28, 2012

Increases in oil prices affect broader measures of inflation


September 27, 2012

Iraqi crude oil production approaching highest level in decades


September 26, 2012

Attributes of crude oil at U.S. refineries vary by region


September 25, 2012

Industries consumed more than 30% of U.S. energy in 2011


September 24, 2012

EIA improves its monthly propane imports series


September 21, 2012

Economic growth continues to drive China's growing need for energy


September 20, 2012

Central Appalachian (CAPP) coal spot prices affect markets for coal and electric power


September 19, 2012

Trading Point: Central Appalachian (CAPP) is the nation's benchmark price for eastern coal


September 18, 2012

More recycling raises average energy content of waste used to generate electricity


September 17, 2012

Municipal solid waste plants convert garbage to electricity


September 14, 2012

Projected Alaska North Slope oil production at risk beyond 2025 if oil prices drop sharply


September 13, 2012

EIA survey shows Gulf Coast plants recovering from hurricane outages


September 12, 2012

Working natural gas storage capacity grows 3% year-over-year


September 11, 2012

Pad drilling and rig mobility lead to more efficient drilling


September 10, 2012

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions down in 2011


September 7, 2012

Natural gas demand at power plants was high in summer 2012


September 6, 2012

NRG-GenOn acquisition plan would create the largest independent power producer


September 5, 2012

Strait of Hormuz is chokepoint for 20% of world’s oil


September 4, 2012

Electric grid operators monitoring drought conditions


August 31, 2012

Drought increases price of corn, reduces profits to ethanol producers


August 30, 2012

Drought has significant effect on corn crop condition, projected ethanol production


August 29, 2012

Hurricane Isaac affects U.S. Gulf Coast energy infrastructure


August 28, 2012

Worst drought in decades could affect U.S. energy markets


August 27, 2012

Projected natural gas prices depend on shale gas resource economics


August 24, 2012

Heating fuel choice shows electricity and natural gas roughly equal in newer homes


August 23, 2012

Large hospitals tend to be energy-intensive


August 22, 2012

Merger of Progress Energy and Duke Energy created largest U.S. electric utility


August 21, 2012

Crude oil prices peaked early in 2012


August 20, 2012

Natural gas, renewables dominate electric capacity additions in first half of 2012


August 17, 2012

Electric generator dispatch depends on system demand and the relative cost of operation


August 16, 2012

Energy needed to produce aluminum


August 15, 2012

North Dakota crude oil production continues to rise


August 14, 2012

U.S. total motor gasoline exports down slightly from last year but still at high levels


August 13, 2012

Estimated U.S. gasoline consumption low compared to five-year average


August 10, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices are lower during the first half of 2012


August 9, 2012

Average spot natural gas prices declined during the first half of 2012


August 8, 2012

Low U.S. injections reflect already high natural gas storage inventories


August 7, 2012

EIA has updated Gulf of Mexico energy statistics


August 6, 2012

Biodiesel demand estimates now provided in petroleum supply and demand balances


August 3, 2012

Fuel economy standards have affected vehicle efficiency


August 2, 2012

U.S. proved reserves increased sharply in 2010


August 1, 2012

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions in early 2012 lowest since 1992


July 31, 2012

Projected retirements of coal-fired power plants


July 30, 2012

Fuel used in electricity generation is projected to shift over the next 25 years


July 27, 2012

27 gigawatts of coal-fired capacity to retire over next five years


July 26, 2012

Rail deliveries of oil and petroleum products up 38% in first half of 2012


July 25, 2012

Power outages often spur questions around burying power lines


July 24, 2012

Marcellus natural gas production gains affect spreads between trading points


July 23, 2012

Spot natural gas prices at Marcellus trading point reflect pipeline constraints


July 20, 2012

Geology and technology drive estimates of technically recoverable resources


July 19, 2012

Much of the country’s refinery capacity is concentrated along the Gulf Coast


July 18, 2012

April 2012 sets U.S. monthly record for distillate net exports


July 17, 2012

Uprates can increase U.S. nuclear capacity substantially without building new reactors


July 16, 2012

Crude oils have different quality characteristics


July 13, 2012

Competition among fuels for power generation driven by changes in fuel prices


July 12, 2012

Eastern electric systems tested during first summer 2012 heat wave


July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand


July 10, 2012

Rising production in the Permian basin


July 9, 2012

Texas electricity market faces summer challenges


July 6, 2012

Monthly coal- and natural gas-fired generation equal for first time in April 2012


July 5, 2012

Crude oil distillation and the definition of refinery capacity


July 3, 2012

New pipeline project could lower natural gas transportation costs to New York City


July 2, 2012

EIA’s AEO2012 includes analysis of breakthroughs in vehicle battery technology


June 29, 2012

Electricity storage: Location, location, location … and cost


June 28, 2012

AEO2012 considers three cases for the future of world oil prices


June 27, 2012

Extension and expansion of efficiency programs could reduce U.S. total energy usage


June 26, 2012

Drop in U.S. gasoline prices reflects decline in crude oil costs


June 25, 2012

AEO2012 has energy projections and analyses of legislation, regulations, and side cases


June 22, 2012

Significant potential for plug-in vehicles exists in U.S. housing stock


June 21, 2012

North American spot crude oil benchmarks likely diverging due to bottlenecks


June 20, 2012

The United Kingdom’s natural gas supply mix is changing


June 19, 2012

Most U.S. coal exports went to European and Asian markets in 2011


June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs


June 15, 2012

Working crude oil storage capacity at Cushing, Oklahoma rises


June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer


June 13, 2012

High airline jet fuel costs prompt cost-saving measures


June 12, 2012

Delta Air Lines plans to increase jet fuel yield at Trainer refinery


June 11, 2012

U.S. dry natural gas production growth levels off following decline in natural gas prices


June 8, 2012

U.S. crude oil production in first quarter of 2012 highest in 14 years


June 7, 2012

Northeast electricity markets react to hot weather in late May


June 6, 2012

Residential Energy Consumption Survey data show decreased energy consumption per household


June 5, 2012

U.S. coal’s share of total net generation continues to decline


June 4, 2012

NOAA predicts a near-normal 2012 Atlantic hurricane season


June 1, 2012

Reserve electric generating capacity helps keep the lights on


May 31, 2012

Coal stockpiles above five-year range in first quarter of 2012


May 30, 2012

Japan’s use of thermal generation is up since March 2011 due to nuclear plant outages


May 29, 2012

Seasonal hydroelectric output drives down wholesale electricity prices in the West


May 25, 2012

Asian demand spurs U.S. net exports of petroleum coke to higher levels in early 2012


May 24, 2012

OPEC spare capacity in the first quarter of 2012 at lowest level since 2008


May 23, 2012

Horizontal drilling boosts Pennsylvania’s natural gas production


May 22, 2012

Electricity storage can smooth out moment-to-moment variations in electricity demand


May 21, 2012

Electricity storage can take advantage of daily price variations


May 18, 2012

Warm weather and low natural gas prices dampen spot electricity prices this winter


May 17, 2012

Global generation capacity for nuclear power has grown to over 346 gigawatts since 1955


May 16, 2012

Natural gas consumption reflects shifting sectoral patterns


May 15, 2012

Participation in electric net-metering programs increased sharply in recent years


May 14, 2012

State electric retail choice programs are popular with commercial and industrial customers


May 11, 2012

EIA provides new information on planned natural gas pipelines and storage facilities


May 10, 2012

Over the past decade, lighting became more efficient across all sectors


May 9, 2012

Policies for compensating behind-the-meter generation vary by State


May 8, 2012

U.S. nuclear outages back within five-year range


May 7, 2012

EIA publishes monthly biodiesel production data for 2010 and 2011


May 4, 2012

A Clean Energy Standard could reduce power sector carbon dioxide emissions


May 3, 2012

Renewable utility-scale electricity production differs by fuel among states


May 2, 2012

Electricity generation from non-hydro renewable sources varies by state


May 1, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices spike in Texas


April 30, 2012

Access to alternative transportation fuel stations varies across the lower 48 states


April 27, 2012

Top 5 producing states' combined marketed natural gas output rose in 2011


April 26, 2012

U.S. summer gasoline demand expected to be at 11-year low


April 25, 2012

U.S. coal consumption fell while exports increased during the fourth quarter of 2011


April 24, 2012

Project sponsors are seeking Federal approval to export domestic natural gas


April 23, 2012

Eagle Ford oil and natural gas well starts rose sharply in first quarter 2012


April 20, 2012

What are natural gas liquids and how are they used?


April 19, 2012

Natural gas prices near 10-year low amid mild weather, higher supplies in winter 2011-12


April 18, 2012

Sulfur content of heating oil to be reduced in northeastern states


April 17, 2012

Williston Basin crude oil production and takeaway capacity are increasing


April 16, 2012

U.S. rail carloads of coal in first quarter of 2012 lowest since 1994


April 13, 2012

Price ratio of crude oil to natural gas continues to increase


April 12, 2012

Global natural gas consumption doubled from 1980 to 2010


April 11, 2012

State-level retail gasoline taxes vary significantly


April 10, 2012

U.S. imports of Nigerian crude oil have continued to decline in 2012


April 9, 2012

Shares of electricity generation from renewable energy sources up in many states


April 6, 2012

Regional differences for cost of crude oil to refiners widened in 2011


April 5, 2012

Spot crude prices near 12-month high; natural gas and power prices near 12-month low


April 4, 2012

Cushing crude oil inventories rising in 2012


April 3, 2012

Both State and Federal governments have appliance efficiency standards


April 2, 2012

Daily natural gas and power price differences in Mid-Atlantic region reflect constraints


March 30, 2012

New technology can improve electric power system efficiency and reliability


March 29, 2012

EIA projects lower coal use by U.S. power sector in 2012


March 28, 2012

On a euro basis, Brent crude oil spot price surpasses prior record high


March 27, 2012

Nearly 69% of U.S. crude oil imports originated from five countries in 2011


March 26, 2012

Gasoline prices rise due to increased crude oil costs


March 23, 2012

U.S. coal production in 2012 falls below five-year range


March 22, 2012

EIA provides new breakout of natural gas storage inventories in the Producing Region


March 21, 2012

Updated weekly gasoline export estimates affect year-over-year gasoline demand comparisons


March 20, 2012

Refinery utilization rates react to economics in 2011


March 19, 2012

U.S. crude oil imports drop to lowest level since 1999 as domestic oil production rises


March 16, 2012

Dry sorbent injection may serve as a key pollution control technology at power plants


March 15, 2012

U.S. natural gas net imports at lowest levels since 1992


March 14, 2012

Five states accounted for about 56% of total U.S. crude oil production in 2011


March 13, 2012

The U.S. surpassed Russia as world’s leading producer of dry natural gas in 2009 and 2010


March 12, 2012

U.S. wind generation increased 27% in 2011


March 9, 2012

Coal's share of total U.S. electricity generation falls below 40% in November and December


March 8, 2012

U.S. household winter natural gas heating expenditures expected to be lowest since 2002-03


March 7, 2012

U.S. petroleum product exports exceeded imports in 2011 for first time in over six decades


March 6, 2012

Record U.S. ethanol exports in 2011 help offset Brazil's production decline


March 5, 2012

Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves construction of first nuclear units in 30 years


March 2, 2012

Electricity's share of U.S. delivered energy has risen significantly since 1950


March 1, 2012

Review of developments in crude oil and product markets over the past two months


February 29, 2012

WTI discount to Brent and premium to Bakken both rising in early 2012


February 28, 2012

EIA projects U.S. non-hydro renewable power generation increases, led by wind and biomass


February 27, 2012

Eastern U.S. coal futures prices down in early 2012


February 24, 2012

Asia is the world's largest petroleum consumer


February 23, 2012

Negative prices in wholesale electricity markets indicate supply inflexibilities


February 22, 2012

Pacific Northwest water supply forecast to be near or below normal for 2012


February 21, 2012

Northwest hydroelectric output above five-year range for much of 2011


February 17, 2012

Natural gas pipeline capacity additions in 2011


February 16, 2012

Ohio's fuel mix for power generation is changing


February 15, 2012

Warm weather, low natural gas prices hold down wholesale power prices this winter


February 14, 2012

Retail gasoline prices in the Rocky Mountains fall as U.S. average prices rise


February 13, 2012

U.S. coal production rises slightly in 2011 amid lower domestic demand and higher exports


February 10, 2012

Natural gas and renewable shares of electricity generation to grow, coal still largest


February 9, 2012

U.S. natural gas inventories at end of winter heating season expected highest since 1983


February 8, 2012

Tight oil, Gulf of Mexico deepwater drive projected increases in U.S. crude oil production


February 7, 2012

PADD regions enable regional analysis of petroleum product supply and movements


February 6, 2012

Renewable electricity generation in California includes variable and non-variable sources


February 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards


February 2, 2012

Emissions allowance prices for SO2 and NOX remained low in 2011


February 1, 2012

Natural gas spot prices near 10-year lows amid warm weather and robust supplies


January 31, 2012

Global natural gas production doubled between 1980 and 2010


January 30, 2012

DOE provides detailed offshore wind resource maps


January 27, 2012

New Northeast natural gas pipeline capacity comes on-line


January 26, 2012

Domestic supply of liquid fuels projected to increase, resulting in fewer imports


January 25, 2012

From 1980 to 2010, most regions contributed to growth in global crude oil production


January 24, 2012

U.S. energy use projected to grow slowly and become less carbon-intensive


January 23, 2012

EIA issues AEO2012 Early Release


January 20, 2012

Arctic oil and natural gas resources


January 19, 2012

DOE provides detailed onshore wind resource map


January 18, 2012

Liquefied natural gas meets a quarter of New England's average natural gas needs


January 17, 2012

Distillate yields at U.S. refineries are rising


January 13, 2012

2011 Brief: U.S. average gasoline and diesel prices over $3 per gallon throughout 2011


January 12, 2012

2011 Brief: Brent crude oil averages over $100 per barrel in 2011


January 11, 2012

2011 Brief: Wholesale electricity prices mostly lower in 2011


January 10, 2012

2011 Brief: Henry Hub natural gas spot prices fell about 9% in 2011


January 9, 2012

2011 Brief: Energy commodity price trends varied widely during 2011


January 6, 2012

U.S. refineries and blenders produced record amounts of distillate fuels


January 5, 2012

Current natural gas forward prices signal rising—but still low—prices in 2012


January 4, 2012

The Strait of Hormuz is the world's most important oil transit chokepoint


December 21, 2011

Coal plants without scrubbers account for a majority of U.S. SO2 emissions


December 20, 2011

Rising Asian demand drives global coal consumption growth


December 19, 2011

A quarter of California's electricity comes from outside the state


December 16, 2011

Gas use for power generation leads increase in natural gas use in 2010


December 15, 2011

Market changes contribute to growing Marcellus area spot natural gas trading


December 14, 2011

Electricity storage technologies can be used for energy management and power quality


December 13, 2011

Most generator retirements over the past decade were older natural gas-fired units


December 12, 2011

Electricity tends to flow south in North America


December 9, 2011

Residual fuel consumption in the U.S. continues to decline


December 8, 2011

Gasoline with higher ethanol content getting closer to U.S. drivers' fuel tanks


December 7, 2011

Asia leads growth in global coal production since 1980


December 6, 2011

Electricity demand changes in predictable patterns


December 5, 2011

Spread between WTI and Brent prices narrows on signs of easing transportation constraints


December 2, 2011

Light bulb standards begin taking effect in 2012


December 1, 2011

Spot natural gas prices dipped to two-year low in November


November 30, 2011

EIA releases U.S. fuel ethanol production capacity data


November 29, 2011

Proposed KMI and El Paso merger would create largest U.S. natural gas pipeline company


November 28, 2011

Beyond natural gas and electricity; more than 10% of U.S. homes use heating oil or propane


November 25, 2011

Australia world's largest coal exporter, fourth-largest liquefied natural gas exporter


November 23, 2011

Over one-third of natural gas produced in North Dakota is flared or otherwise not marketed


November 22, 2011

North Dakota's oil production has more than quadrupled since 2005


November 21, 2011

Electric systems respond quickly to the sudden loss of supply or demand


November 18, 2011

U.S. has large geothermal resources, but recent growth is slower than wind or solar


November 17, 2011

Over half the cooling systems at U.S. electric power plants reuse water


November 16, 2011

Rail delivery of crude oil and petroleum products rising


November 15, 2011

Pennsylvania's use of natural gas for power generation has grown rapidly


November 14, 2011

Strong finish to 2011 natural gas storage injection season on Oct. 31


November 10, 2011

Renewable energy is used in all sectors of the U.S. economy


November 9, 2011

Use of U.S. wind and biofuels on the rise


November 8, 2011

Six seaports account for 94% of U.S. coal exports, which are dominated by coking coal


November 7, 2011

Winter (November-March) natural gas futures prices at lowest levels since 2001-2002


November 4, 2011

U.S. coal stockpile levels at electric power plants approach five-year low


November 3, 2011

Trends in Eagle Ford drilling highlight the search for oil and natural gas liquids


November 2, 2011

Bakken formation oil and gas drilling activity mirrors development in the Barnett


November 1, 2011

Peak underground natural gas storage capacity up again in 2011


October 31, 2011

3:2:1 Crack spreads based on WTI & LLS crude oils have diverged in 2011


October 28, 2011

Household heating fuels vary across the country


October 27, 2011

Recent gasoline and diesel prices track Brent and LLS, not WTI


October 26, 2011

EIA launches new electricity-focused web page


October 25, 2011

High heating oil prices discourage heating oil supply contracts for the upcoming winter


October 24, 2011

Cross-market relationships strengthened in the third quarter of 2011


October 21, 2011

Flattening of per-capita residential energy consumption reflects multiple factors


October 20, 2011

Libya resumes natural gas exports to Italy


October 19, 2011

State heating oil and propane program season begins


October 18, 2011

Summer 2011 electricity prices were mostly down compared to summer 2010


October 17, 2011

Nuclear outages back within typical range since July following springtime surge


October 14, 2011

Angolan oil production has doubled since 2003


October 13, 2011

Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve now focuses on New England


October 12, 2011

EIA projects record winter household heating oil prices in the Northeast


October 11, 2011

Oil and natural gas drilling in Ohio on the rise


October 7, 2011

Gulf Coast oil and natural gas production recover after Tropical Storm Lee


October 6, 2011

Winter supply disruptions from well freeze-offs can rival effects of summer storms


October 5, 2011

WPSR provides comprehensive crude oil and refined products balances


October 5, 2011

WNGSR provides insight into natural gas markets and the broader economy


October 4, 2011

China dominates global coal production


October 3, 2011

Summer 2011 gasoline price review


September 30, 2011

Global natural gas prices vary considerably


September 29, 2011

Markets indicate possible natural gas pipeline constraints in the Northeast this winter


September 28, 2011

Renewable energy shows strongest growth in global electric generating capacity


September 27, 2011

California electricity market reacted to the recent San Diego blackout


September 26, 2011

Transmission congestion drives power price division between upstate and downstate New York


September 23, 2011

Ruby Pipeline ramps up rapidly to supply natural gas to Northern California


September 22, 2011

Salt caverns account for 23% of U.S. underground natural gas storage daily deliverability


September 21, 2011

United Kingdom natural gas and oil production continues decade-long decline


September 20, 2011

Wholesale power price maps reflect real-time constraints on transmission of electricity


September 19, 2011

China and India account for half of global energy growth through 2035


September 16, 2011

Over 90% of Syrian crude oil exports go to European countries


September 15, 2011

U.S. natural gas processing capacity expands rapidly


September 14, 2011

Growth slows in U.S. ethanol production and consumption


September 13, 2011

Nigeria, the largest crude oil producer in Africa, is a major source of U.S. imports


September 12, 2011

Purchase of newer refrigerators slows during economic downturn


September 9, 2011

Texas Heat Wave, August 2011: Nature and Effects of an Electricity Supply Shortage


September 8, 2011

EPA rule requires SO2 emissions reduction from Texas coal power plants in 2012


September 7, 2011

U.S. exports of petroleum products increase as markets become more globally integrated


September 6, 2011

Crude oil-directed weekly rig count surpassed 1,000


September 2, 2011

United States leads world in coal reserves


September 1, 2011

Norway's natural gas exports to continental Europe fell in spring & summer of 2010 & 2011


August 31, 2011

U.S. distillate fuel exports continue to grow


August 30, 2011

Pennsylvania drives Northeast natural gas production growth


August 29, 2011

New natural gas pipeline capacity adds service into Florida


August 26, 2011

EIA updates mapping tool relating hurricane path to energy infrastructure


August 25, 2011

Mid-Atlantic electricity market reacts to Tuesday's earthquake


August 24, 2011

Crude oil movements from the Midwest to the Gulf Coast on the rise


August 23, 2011

Wyoming produces almost as much coal as the next seven states combined


August 22, 2011

Recently, S&P 500 Index and WTI crude oil futures price movements tracked each other


August 19, 2011

U.S. natural gas consumption for electric power tops industrial consumption


August 18, 2011

Mid-summer heat pushes up natural gas use at electric power plants


August 17, 2011

Electric generating capacity additions in the first half of 2011


August 16, 2011

Subbituminous and bituminous coal dominate U.S. coal production


August 15, 2011

U.S. hydropower output varies dramatically from year to year


August 12, 2011

EIA's SEDS provides detailed data on energy use and expenditures by State


August 11, 2011

Consumption of alternative transportation fuels held steady in 2009


August 10, 2011

Number of alternative fuel vehicles in vehicle fleets increased in 2009


August 9, 2011

Cross State Air Pollution Rule requires emissions reductions from Eastern U.S. powerplants


August 8, 2011

High temperatures drove record electricity demand and very high wholesale prices in Texas


August 5, 2011

European Union countries reach for higher renewable electricity generation


August 4, 2011

Wholesale electricity price changes diverge across regions during first-half of 2011


August 3, 2011

Average wholesale natural gas prices mostly down during first-half of 2011


August 2, 2011

Wind generating capacity is distributed unevenly across the United States


August 1, 2011

Ranking of renewable energy and nuclear energy use varies by sector


July 29, 2011

Japanese power companies using more LNG to generate electricity


July 28, 2011

Ruby natural gas pipeline begins service today (July 28, 2011)


July 27, 2011

First-quarter 2011 coal share of power generation lowest in over 30 years


July 26, 2011

Working natural gas inventories below last year's level at midpoint of injection season


July 25, 2011

Four regional transmission organizations set new or nearly broke demand records last week


July 22, 2011

Wholesale electricity prices in New York City are the highest in the contiguous U.S.


July 21, 2011

Kuwait, a leading oil exporter, relies on imports of liquefied natural gas


July 20, 2011

Natural gas stripper wells accounted for over 11% of U.S. natural gas production in 2009


July 19, 2011

Oil stripper wells accounted for over 16% of U.S. oil production in 2009


July 18, 2011

Minimal petroleum-fired electric capacity has been added in recent years


July 15, 2011

Nuclear power has a significant role in the European power generation mix


July 14, 2011

Colombia's oil production at highest level since 1999


July 13, 2011

U.S. wind capacity takes off after 2005


July 12, 2011

Technology drives natural gas production growth from shale gas formations


July 11, 2011

Over 90% of uranium purchased by U.S. commercial nuclear reactors is from outside the U.S.


July 8, 2011

Hydropower has a long history in the United States


July 7, 2011

Nuclear power plant outages above seasonal norm in spring of 2011


July 6, 2011

Natural gas use in the electric power sector is growing


July 5, 2011

Most electric generating capacity additions in the last decade were natural gas-fired


July 1, 2011

Natural gas consumption has two peaks each year


June 30, 2011

U.S. commercial nuclear capacity comes from reactors built primarily between 1970 and 1990


June 29, 2011

January 2011 U.S. refining capacity was the highest in 29 years


June 28, 2011

Most coal-fired electric capacity was built before 1980


June 27, 2011

Carbon dioxide emissions grow in the residential sector


June 24, 2011

International Energy Agency members release strategic petroleum stocks


June 23, 2011

EIA provides new information on crude oil storage at Cushing, Oklahoma


June 22, 2011

U.S. coal exports at highest levels since 1992


June 21, 2011

EIA forecasts increased oil demand, need for additional supply from OPEC producers in 2011


June 20, 2011

Strong Pacific Northwest hydro conditions affect natural gas used for power generators


June 17, 2011

EIA highlights key factors in new energy and financial markets web page


June 16, 2011

Age of electric power generators varies widely


June 15, 2011

BPA curtails wind power generators during high hydropower conditions


June 14, 2011

Canada is the United States' leading crude oil supplier


June 13, 2011

March natural gas production rebounds


June 10, 2011

Hydroelectric power resources form regional clusters


June 9, 2011

Average utilization of the nation's natural gas combined-cycle power plant fleet is rising


June 8, 2011

Electric generators' roles vary due to daily and seasonal variation in demand


June 7, 2011

Recent mix of electric generating capacity additions more diverse


June 6, 2011

Re-exports of liquefied natural gas rose rapidly in early winter


June 3, 2011

Is the seasonal gasoline price peak behind us?


June 2, 2011

An introduction to crack spreads


June 1, 2011

PJM shows how smart appliances could help stabilize power systems


May 31, 2011

Coal stocks at power plants are likely sufficient despite river flooding


May 27, 2011

AEO Issues in Focus: Effects of different oil price paths


May 26, 2011

Coal likely to remain most prevalent fuel for electricity generation


May 25, 2011

New natural gas pipeline capacity adds service into Florida


May 24, 2011

Capital costs have major impact on projected power sector investments


May 23, 2011

Nuclear power plants undergo seasonal scheduled outages


May 20, 2011

Non-utility marketers provide over 20% of residential natural gas load in three States


May 19, 2011

Participation lags in most electricity retail choice States


May 18, 2011

Electricity retail choice is mandated in Texas and growing in three States


May 17, 2011

Wind capacity additions slowed during 2010


May 16, 2011

Gases other than carbon dioxide make up nearly 20% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions


May 13, 2011

Electricity resource planners credit only a fraction of potential wind capacity


May 12, 2011

Spot price for Central Appalachian coal up since early 2010


May 11, 2011

Average prices for spot sulfur dioxide emissions allowances at EPA auction set new lows


May 10, 2011

Injection season forecast for natural gas storage


May 9, 2011

U.S. oil rig count overtakes natural gas rig count


May 6, 2011

U.S. households increase use of consumer electronics


May 5, 2011

Decoupling treatment of electric and gas utilities can differ within a State


May 4, 2011

State programs encourage energy efficiency programs by adjusting utilities' cost recovery


May 3, 2011

Continuation and expansion of efficiency programs could mitigate carbon dioxide emissions


May 2, 2011

Additional appliance standards could significantly reduce residential energy use


April 29, 2011

Ethane prices trail other natural gas liquids


April 28, 2011

Natural gas liquids play a greater role in oil and gas activity


April 27, 2011

Domestic oil production reversed decades-long decline in 2009 and 2010


April 26, 2011

Annual Energy Outlook 2011 contains extensive analysis of side cases


April 25, 2011

Natural gas production/consumption retrospective 2010


April 22, 2011

Seasonal maintenance helps keep power online during summer and winter peaks


April 21, 2011

Vehicle use varies across U.S. regions


April 20, 2011

Price ratio of crude oil to natural gas increasing


April 19, 2011

Residential energy survey provides greater detail on many more States


April 18, 2011

Natural gas storage withdrawal season review


April 15, 2011

Half of U.S. liquid fuels net imports in 2010 came from the Americas


April 14, 2011

Winter LNG deliveries played a limited, yet important role


April 13, 2011

The outlook for transportation fuel markets this summer


April 12, 2011

Retail prices: diesel outpaces gasoline


April 11, 2011

U.S. households are incorporating energy–efficient features


April 8, 2011

January 2011 gasoline demand reduced by snowy weather


April 7, 2011

U.K., U.S. spot natural gas prices diverging


April 6, 2011

Demand for electricity changes through the day


April 5, 2011

Shale gas is a global phenomenon


April 4, 2011

About 60% of the U.S. electric power supply is managed by RTOs


April 1, 2011

U.S. natural gas imports fall for third year in a row


March 31, 2011

Reduced carbon intensity of corn ethanol may increase its consumption in California


March 30, 2011

Effects of crude oil supply disruptions: how long can they last?


March 29, 2011

Natural gas production in Middle Eastern and North African countries


March 28, 2011

Liquid fuels production in Middle Eastern and North African countries


March 25, 2011

Electricity systems adjust operations to growing wind power output


March 24, 2011

Electric grid planners: demand response and energy efficiency to increase


March 23, 2011

Incandescent bulbs still play a role in the future of lighting


March 22, 2011

Increasing wind capacity requires new approaches to electricity planning and operations


March 21, 2011

Libya is a major energy exporter, especially to Europe


March 18, 2011

Haynesville surpasses Barnett as the Nation's leading shale play


March 17, 2011

Japan depends significantly on nuclear power to meet its electricity needs


March 16, 2011

Concentrating solar power technologies offer utility-scale power production


March 15, 2011

Advanced electric meter installations rising in homes and businesses


March 14, 2011

Crude oil and condensate production rises at Bakken and other U.S. shale plays


March 11, 2011

What we pay for in a gallon of regular gasoline


March 10, 2011

Solar shipments up, prices down


March 9, 2011

Growth in liquids production puts Brazil on world energy stage


March 8, 2011

Plentiful water and low natural gas prices cut Northwest wholesale power prices in half


March 7, 2011

Libyan supply disruption may have both direct and indirect effects


March 4, 2011

Average wholesale electric power prices rose in 2010


March 3, 2011

Average wholesale spot natural gas prices rose across the country in 2010


March 2, 2011

Maritime chokepoints critical to petroleum markets


March 1, 2011

Gasoline prices — second largest one-week increase since 1990


February 28, 2011

WTI-Brent crude oil price spread has reached unseen levels


February 25, 2011

Qatar accounts for a growing share of LNG exports


February 24, 2011

Gasoline product supplied may reflect snowstorm effects on driving


February 23, 2011

Frigid weather reduces U.S. natural gas supply


February 22, 2011

U.S. gasoline exports hit all-time high in November 2010


February 18, 2011

Heating oil prices rise due to winter demand and crude oil prices


February 17, 2011

Pipeline constraints raise average spot natural gas prices in the Northeast this winter


February 16, 2011

U.S. exports of coking coal were nearly triple U.S. consumption in 2010


February 15, 2011

Demand response can lower electric power load when needed


February 14, 2011

The geology of natural gas resources


February 11, 2011

New Texas wholesale power market weathers extreme cold


February 10, 2011

EIA projects rapid growth in unconventional vehicle sales


February 9, 2011

History of energy consumption in the United States, 1775–2009