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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

With Data for 2012  |  Release Date:  May 16, 2013  |  Next Release Date: May 2014 | full report

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Table S1b. Weighted-average price of uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors, 1994-2012
dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Delivery Year 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total Purchased (Weighted-Average Price) 10.40 11.25 14.12 12.88 12.14 11.63 11.04 10.15 10.36 10.81 12.61 14.36 18.61 32.78 45.88 45.86 49.29 55.64 54.99
Purchased from U.S. Producers 13.72 14.84 14.20 13.60 13.61 13.93 14.81 13.26 13.03 14.17 - - W - - - - 75.16 W 47.13 58.12 W
Purchased from U.S. Brokers and Traders 9.34 9.83 13.36 12.31 11.95 11.54 11.28 10.44 10.21 11.05 12.08 13.76 20.49 34.10 39.62 41.88 44.98 53.29 54.44
Purchased from other Owners and Operators of U.S. Civilian Nuclear Power Reactors, other U.S. Suppliers, (and U.S. Government for 2007) 1 8.04 12.52 14.98 W W W 10.45 9.98 W 10.16 11.30 W W W W W 42.24 52.50 W
Purchased from Foreign Suppliers 10.43 11.40 14.45 12.91 11.97 11.47 10.65 9.86 10.37 10.82 13.15 14.70 18.62 32.36 48.49 46.68 51.30 56.60 54.40
U.S.-Origin Uranium (Weighted-Average Price) 12.08 14.20 14.62 13.36 13.37 12.24 11.52 10.50 10.89 10.81 11.87 15.11 17.85 28.89 59.55 48.92 45.25 52.12 59.44
Foreign-Origin Uranium (Weighted-Average Price) 9.97 10.84 14.02 12.78 11.90 11.47 10.88 10.05 10.29 10.81 12.76 14.21 18.75 33.05 43.47 45.35 49.64 55.98 54.07
Spot Contracts 2 (Weighted-Average Price) 9.01 10.30 14.22 11.61 10.56 9.52 8.54 7.92 9.29 10.10 14.77 20.04 39.48 88.25 66.95 46.45 43.99 54.69 51.04
Short, Medium, and Long-Term Contracts 3 (Weighted-Average Price) NA NA NA NA NA NA 11.70 10.96 10.58 10.94 12.24 13.70 16.38 24.45 41.59 45.74 50.43 55.90 55.65
1 Includes purchases between owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors along with purchases from other U.S. suppliers which are U.S. converters, enrichers, and fabricators.
2 Spot Contract: A one-time delivery (usually) of the entire contract to occur within one year of contract execution (signed date).
3 Short, Medium, and Long-Term Contracts: One or more deliveries to occur after a year following contract execution (signed date).
- - = Not applicable.
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
NA = Not available.
Notes: "Other U.S. Suppliers" are U.S. converters, enrichers, and fabricators. Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Weighted-average prices are not adjusted for inflation.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration: 1994-2002-Uranium Industry Annual, Tables 10, 11 and 16. 2003-2012-Form EIA-858, "Uranium Marketing Annual Survey".