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July 17, 2014

Oil and natural gas resource categories reflect varying degrees of certainty


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


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 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 9, 2014

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


June 4, 2014

NOAA predicts relatively quiet Atlantic hurricane season


May 29, 2014

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


May 21, 2014

U.S. consumers’ energy spending rose this winter


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 8, 2014

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


May 6, 2014

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


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 28, 2014

Projected CO2 emissions vary with coal and nuclear power plant retirements


April 23, 2014

Projected bulk chemicals output varies across alternative energy price scenarios


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 8, 2014

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


April 2, 2014

Net energy imports in 2013 lowest in more than 20 years


March 21, 2014

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


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 3, 2014

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


February 26, 2014

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


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 19, 2014

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


February 10, 2014

Eagle Ford production increasingly targets oil-rich areas


February 5, 2014

Global demand, inexpensive natural gas are increasing domestic plastic production


January 30, 2014

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


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 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 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 2, 2014

Shale oil and shale gas resources are globally abundant


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 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 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 4, 2013

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


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 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 12, 2013

Northeast grows increasingly reliant on natural gas for power generation


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


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 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 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 4, 2013

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


October 1, 2013

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


September 27, 2013

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


September 25, 2013

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


September 16, 2013

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


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 6, 2013

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


September 4, 2013

Trends in natural gas storage capacity utilization vary by region


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 12, 2013

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


August 8, 2013

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


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 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 12, 2013

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


July 3, 2013

Energy sources have changed throughout the history of the United States


June 20, 2013

Industrial sector natural gas use rising


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


May 31, 2013

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


May 23, 2013

Coal regains some electric generation market share from natural gas


May 16, 2013

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


May 13, 2013

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


May 9, 2013

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


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


April 25, 2013

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


April 23, 2013

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


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 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 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


March 25, 2013

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


March 21, 2013

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


March 15, 2013

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


March 13, 2013

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


March 8, 2013

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


March 6, 2013

Two perspectives on household electricity use


February 8, 2013

An introduction to spark spreads


February 7, 2013

EIA begins posting daily energy prices on Today in Energy webpage


January 17, 2013

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


January 15, 2013

2012 Brief: Natural gas liquids prices down in 2012


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 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 7, 2012

EIA projections for carbon dioxide emissions reflect changes in key drivers


December 6, 2012

Cheaper natural gas alters generation dispatch in Southeast


November 30, 2012

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


November 26, 2012

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


November 20, 2012

Rig count in Utica Shale doubles from year ago


November 14, 2012

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


November 7, 2012

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


October 26, 2012

Industrial onsite generation increasingly relies on natural gas


October 25, 2012

Natural gas processing plant data now available


October 19, 2012

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


October 17, 2012

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


October 10, 2012

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


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 1, 2012

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


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 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


August 29, 2012

Hurricane Isaac affects U.S. Gulf Coast energy infrastructure


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 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 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 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 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 13, 2012

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


July 6, 2012

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


July 3, 2012

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


June 20, 2012

The United Kingdom’s natural gas supply mix is changing


June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer


June 11, 2012

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


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


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 23, 2012

Horizontal drilling boosts Pennsylvania’s natural gas production


May 18, 2012

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


May 16, 2012

Natural gas consumption reflects shifting sectoral patterns


May 11, 2012

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


May 4, 2012

A Clean Energy Standard could reduce power sector carbon dioxide emissions


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 24, 2012

Project sponsors are seeking Federal approval to export domestic natural gas


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 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 5, 2012

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


April 2, 2012

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


March 29, 2012

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


March 22, 2012

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


March 15, 2012

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


March 13, 2012

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


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 2, 2012

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


February 27, 2012

Eastern U.S. coal futures prices down in early 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 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 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 27, 2012

New Northeast natural gas pipeline capacity comes on-line


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 18, 2012

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


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 5, 2012

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


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 13, 2011

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


December 1, 2011

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


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 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 7, 2011

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


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 28, 2011

Household heating fuels vary across the country


October 20, 2011

Libya resumes natural gas exports to Italy


October 18, 2011

Summer 2011 electricity prices were mostly down compared to summer 2010


October 14, 2011

Angolan oil production has doubled since 2003


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

WNGSR provides insight into natural gas markets and the broader economy


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 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 19, 2011

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


September 15, 2011

U.S. natural gas processing capacity expands rapidly


September 6, 2011

Crude oil-directed weekly rig count surpassed 1,000


September 1, 2011

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


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 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 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


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 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 12, 2011

Technology drives natural gas production growth from shale gas formations


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 20, 2011

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


June 13, 2011

March natural gas production rebounds


June 9, 2011

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


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


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 20, 2011

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


May 10, 2011

Injection season forecast for natural gas storage


May 9, 2011

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


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


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 25, 2011

Natural gas production/consumption retrospective 2010


April 20, 2011

Price ratio of crude oil to natural gas increasing


April 18, 2011

Natural gas storage withdrawal season review


April 14, 2011

Winter LNG deliveries played a limited, yet important role


April 7, 2011

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


April 5, 2011

Shale gas is a global phenomenon


April 1, 2011

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


March 29, 2011

Natural gas production in Middle Eastern and North African countries


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 8, 2011

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


March 3, 2011

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


February 25, 2011

Qatar accounts for a growing share of LNG exports


February 23, 2011

Frigid weather reduces U.S. natural gas supply


February 17, 2011

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


February 14, 2011

The geology of natural gas resources


February 9, 2011

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


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