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July 2, 2014

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


June 5, 2014

Lower crude feedstock costs contribute to North American refinery profitability


May 23, 2014

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


May 1, 2014

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


April 25, 2014

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


April 9, 2014

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


March 4, 2014

Brent crude oil trading range in 2013 was narrowest since 2006


February 21, 2014

New England spot natural gas prices hit record levels this winter


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 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


December 6, 2013

December natural gas prices spike in Boston


November 27, 2013

Gasoline prices this Thanksgiving lower than a year ago


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 18, 2013

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


October 30, 2013

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


October 1, 2013

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


September 25, 2013

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


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 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


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 27, 2013

Electricity demand patterns matter for valuing electricity supply resources


August 13, 2013

Energy commodity returns have outpaced nonenergy returns in past month


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


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 23, 2013

Wholesale electricity prices rose across the United States


July 22, 2013

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


June 28, 2013

Price difference between Brent and WTI crude oil narrowing


June 27, 2013

Midwest gasoline prices returning to normal


June 25, 2013

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


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 10, 2013

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


May 6, 2013

Price spread between regular and premium gasoline has changed over time


May 1, 2013

State gasoline taxes average 23.5 cents per gallon but vary widely


April 24, 2013

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


April 22, 2013

This year's gasoline price increase not unusual


April 18, 2013

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


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


March 26, 2013

Extended nuclear plant outages raise Southern California wholesale power prices


February 25, 2013

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


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 15, 2013

EIA now delivers monthly electricity data in interactive data browser


February 8, 2013

An introduction to spark spreads


February 7, 2013

EIA begins posting daily energy prices on Today in Energy webpage


February 4, 2013

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


January 24, 2013

New aggregation programs drive consumer participation in Illinois electricity choice


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 6, 2012

Cheaper natural gas alters generation dispatch in Southeast


November 23, 2012

Thanksgiving gasoline prices slightly above last year’s level


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


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


September 28, 2012

Increases in oil prices affect broader measures of inflation


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 13, 2012

EIA survey shows Gulf Coast plants recovering from hurricane outages


September 10, 2012

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions down in 2011


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 21, 2012

Crude oil prices peaked early in 2012


August 17, 2012

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


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 3, 2012

Fuel economy standards have affected vehicle efficiency


July 30, 2012

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


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 16, 2012

Crude oils have different quality characteristics


July 12, 2012

Eastern electric systems tested during first summer 2012 heat wave


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 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 28, 2012

AEO2012 considers three cases for the future of world oil prices


June 26, 2012

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


June 21, 2012

North American spot crude oil benchmarks likely diverging due to bottlenecks


June 18, 2012

Negative wholesale electricity prices occur in RTOs


June 13, 2012

High airline jet fuel costs prompt cost-saving measures


June 11, 2012

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


June 7, 2012

Northeast electricity markets react to hot weather in late May


June 5, 2012

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


May 31, 2012

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


May 29, 2012

Seasonal hydroelectric output drives down wholesale electricity prices in the West


May 24, 2012

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


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 14, 2012

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


May 1, 2012

Wholesale electricity prices spike in Texas


April 26, 2012

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


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 17, 2012

Williston Basin crude oil production and takeaway capacity are increasing


April 13, 2012

Price ratio of crude oil to natural gas continues to increase


April 11, 2012

State-level retail gasoline taxes vary significantly


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 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 28, 2012

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


March 26, 2012

Gasoline prices rise due to increased crude oil costs


March 20, 2012

Refinery utilization rates react to economics in 2011


March 9, 2012

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


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 27, 2012

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


February 23, 2012

Negative prices in wholesale electricity markets indicate supply inflexibilities


February 21, 2012

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


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 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 27, 2012

New Northeast natural gas pipeline capacity comes on-line


January 23, 2012

EIA issues AEO2012 Early Release


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


December 15, 2011

Market changes contribute to growing Marcellus area spot natural gas trading


December 5, 2011

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


December 1, 2011

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


November 7, 2011

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


October 31, 2011

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


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 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 12, 2011

EIA projects record winter household heating oil prices in the Northeast


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 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 20, 2011

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


September 9, 2011

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


August 24, 2011

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


August 22, 2011

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


August 16, 2011

Subbituminous and bituminous coal dominate U.S. coal production


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 22, 2011

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


June 17, 2011

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


June 3, 2011

Is the seasonal gasoline price peak behind us?


June 2, 2011

An introduction to crack spreads


May 27, 2011

AEO Issues in Focus: Effects of different oil price paths


May 19, 2011

Participation lags in most electricity retail choice States


May 12, 2011

Spot price for Central Appalachian coal up since early 2010


May 9, 2011

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


April 29, 2011

Ethane prices trail other natural gas liquids


April 20, 2011

Price ratio of crude oil to natural gas increasing


April 13, 2011

The outlook for transportation fuel markets this summer


April 12, 2011

Retail prices: diesel outpaces gasoline


April 7, 2011

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


April 6, 2011

Demand for electricity changes through the day


April 4, 2011

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


March 11, 2011

What we pay for in a gallon of regular gasoline


March 10, 2011

Solar shipments up, prices down


March 8, 2011

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


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 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 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 11, 2011

New Texas wholesale power market weathers extreme cold


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