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November 23, 2015

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions decreased in nearly every state from 2005 to 2013

November 13, 2015

North Dakota natural gas flaring targets challenged by rapid production growth

November 5, 2015

High distillate fuel oil inventories in Central Atlantic weighing on distillate spot price

November 4, 2015

Texas expected to keep breaking records for wind generation as wind capacity grows

November 2, 2015

Despite recent closures, U.S. nuclear capacity is scheduled to increase by 2020

October 13, 2015

California’s gasoline imports increase 10-fold after major refinery outage

October 8, 2015

West Coast petroleum markets differ by supply, demand, and distribution

August 21, 2015

Major fossil fuel-producing states rely heavily on severance taxes

August 11, 2015

West Coast wind patterns lead to below-normal wind generation capacity factors

July 28, 2015

Marcellus, Utica provide 85% of U.S. shale gas production growth since start of 2012

July 7, 2015

Coal production using mountaintop removal mining decreases by 62% since 2008

July 6, 2015

California grid expected to maintain reliability despite drought

July 2, 2015

Fossil fuels have made up at least 80% of U.S. fuel mix since 1900

July 1, 2015

EIA expands geographic coverage of natural gas production with new data for 10 states

June 29, 2015

Hawaii and Vermont set high renewable portfolio standard targets

June 1, 2015

EIA conference on current energy issues is two weeks away

May 22, 2015

U.S. retail gasoline prices lowest since 2009 heading into Memorial Day weekend

May 12, 2015

New supply patterns and additional disruptions push California gasoline prices higher

May 1, 2015

Alaska residents are paid a unique yearly dividend from state’s permanent fund

April 30, 2015

Energy resource permanent funds vary by purpose and state

April 24, 2015

EIA report highlights top 100 U.S. oil and natural gas fields

April 17, 2015

New maps highlight geologic characteristics of U.S. tight oil, shale plays

April 13, 2015

Household spending on gasoline and public transit varies by region, income

April 9, 2015

California’s continued drought, reduced snowpack mean lower hydropower output

March 24, 2015

California first state to generate more than 5% of electricity from utility-scale solar

March 23, 2015

Crude oil storage at Cushing, but not storage capacity utilization rate, at record level

March 12, 2015

Oil price decline leads to lower tax revenues in top oil-producing states

February 27, 2015

Petroleum refinery outage in California highlights markets’ quick price reaction

February 19, 2015

Wind generates more than 10% of Texas electricity in 2014

February 13, 2015

Shale gas and tight oil are commercially produced in just four countries

February 2, 2015

New England generation fuel mix changes likely as Vermont Yankee nuclear plant retires

January 27, 2015

Hawaii’s electric system is changing with rooftop solar growth and new utility ownership

January 22, 2015

Northern Maine considers options to gain direct access to New England electric grid

January 21, 2015

EIA updates Eagle Ford maps to provide greater geologic detail

January 7, 2015

U.S. gasoline prices end 2014 at lowest levels since mid-May 2009

December 15, 2014

Gasoline prices tend to have little effect on demand for car travel

December 12, 2014

Despite lower crude oil prices, U.S. crude oil production expected to grow in 2015

December 11, 2014

Several states are adding or increasing incentives for electric vehicle charging stations

December 10, 2014

California leads the nation in the adoption of electric vehicles

December 9, 2014

Increased solar and wind electricity generation in California are changing net load shapes

December 5, 2014

U.S. oil reserves continue rising, surpass 36 billion barrels for first time since 1975

December 4, 2014

U.S. natural gas reserves increase 10% in 2013 to reach a record 354 Tcf

December 3, 2014

Number of natural gas customers participating in customer choice programs is increasing

November 25, 2014

Shale gas provides largest share of U.S. natural gas production in 2013

November 24, 2014

Boston, New York City winter natural gas prices expected to remain high

November 19, 2014

Solar photovoltaic output depends on orientation, tilt, and tracking

November 18, 2014

European residential electricity prices increasing faster than prices in United States

November 5, 2014

Texas leads nation in growth in oil and natural gas production jobs during 2013

October 20, 2014

North Dakota aims to reduce natural gas flaring

October 16, 2014

EIA launches expanded winter heating fuels data program for winter 2014-15

October 14, 2014

Newly released heat content data allow for state-to-state natural gas comparisons

October 6, 2014

California drought leads to less hydropower, increased natural gas generation

September 30, 2014

California’s subhourly wholesale electricity market opens to systems outside its footprint

September 29, 2014

New Eagle Ford wells continue to show higher production

September 18, 2014

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative auction prices continue to rise

September 15, 2014

New petroleum technology revitalizes Powder River Basin oil production

September 11, 2014

Despite decline in some regions, world oil consumption still seen rising

September 9, 2014

Natural gas, solar, and wind lead power plant capacity additions in first-half 2014

September 8, 2014

Geothermal resources used to produce renewable electricity in western states

September 4, 2014

Four states supply domestic uranium concentrate in 2013

August 15, 2014

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

August 12, 2014

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

August 7, 2014

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

August 5, 2014

Marcellus Region production continues growth

July 14, 2014

Flickr page and other tools make EIA data more accessible

July 8, 2014

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

July 1, 2014

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

June 27, 2014

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

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 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 23, 2014

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

May 12, 2014

Many industrial electricity customers are farmers

May 1, 2014

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

April 18, 2014

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

April 15, 2014

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

April 8, 2014

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

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 21, 2014

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

February 20, 2014

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

February 18, 2014

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

February 13, 2014

Severe winter weather threatens East Coast energy infrastructure

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 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 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

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 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 2, 2013

Renewable electricity production grows in Texas

November 27, 2013

Gasoline prices this Thanksgiving lower than a year ago

November 15, 2013

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

October 31, 2013

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

October 24, 2013

Midcontinent Independent System Operator adding four new electric territories in December

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 3, 2013

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

August 23, 2013

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

August 19, 2013

EIA publishes state fact sheets on residential energy consumption and characteristics

August 15, 2013

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

August 1, 2013

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

July 22, 2013

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

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 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

June 24, 2013

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

May 21, 2013

A number of western states increased oil production since 2010

May 10, 2013

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

May 7, 2013

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

May 1, 2013

State gasoline taxes average 23.5 cents per gallon but vary widely

April 29, 2013

Date of switch to summer-grade gasoline approaches

March 29, 2013

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

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 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 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 7, 2013

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

February 28, 2013

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

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 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

January 11, 2013

2012 Brief: Retail gasoline prices vary significantly across the country

December 21, 2012

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

December 4, 2012

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

November 21, 2012

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

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 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 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 1, 2012

Smart meter deployments continue to rise

October 22, 2012

Explore EIA’s new state energy portal

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 9, 2012

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

October 4, 2012

Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy niche

September 19, 2012

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

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

August 22, 2012

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

August 16, 2012

Energy needed to produce aluminum

August 15, 2012

North Dakota crude oil production continues to rise

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

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 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 8, 2012

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

June 6, 2012

Residential Energy Consumption Survey data show decreased energy consumption per household

May 15, 2012

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

May 9, 2012

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

May 2, 2012

Electricity generation from non-hydro renewable sources varies by state

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 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 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 16, 2012

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

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 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 22, 2012

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

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 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 9, 2012

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

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 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 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 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards

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 23, 2012

EIA issues AEO2012 Early Release

January 18, 2012

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

January 12, 2012

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

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 12, 2011

Electricity tends to flow south in North America

December 9, 2011

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

December 7, 2011

Asia leads growth in global coal production since 1980

December 6, 2011

Electricity demand changes in predictable patterns

November 30, 2011

EIA releases U.S. fuel ethanol production capacity data

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 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 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

October 27, 2011

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

October 19, 2011

State heating oil and propane program season begins

October 13, 2011

Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve now focuses on New England

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 4, 2011

China dominates global coal production

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 23, 2011

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

September 15, 2011

U.S. natural gas processing capacity expands rapidly

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 2, 2011

United States leads world in coal reserves

August 30, 2011

Pennsylvania drives Northeast natural gas production growth

August 26, 2011

EIA updates mapping tool relating hurricane path to energy infrastructure

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 12, 2011

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

August 8, 2011

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

July 28, 2011

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

July 8, 2011

Hydropower has a long history in the United States

June 23, 2011

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

May 25, 2011

New natural gas pipeline capacity adds service into Florida

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 16, 2011

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

May 12, 2011

Spot price for Central Appalachian coal up since early 2010

May 6, 2011

U.S. households increase use of consumer electronics

April 22, 2011

Seasonal maintenance helps keep power online during summer and winter peaks

April 19, 2011

Residential energy survey provides greater detail on many more States

April 11, 2011

U.S. households are incorporating energy–efficient features

April 6, 2011

Demand for electricity changes through the day

March 31, 2011

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

March 18, 2011

Haynesville surpasses Barnett as the Nation's leading shale play

March 14, 2011

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

March 8, 2011

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

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 9, 2011

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

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