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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 18. Uranium in fuel assemblies loaded into U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by year, 2008-2012
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
Origin of Uranium 2008 2009 2010 2011 P2012
Domestic-Origin Uranium 6,228 5,588 4,119 4,134 4,825
Foreign-Origin Uranium 45,040 43,766 40,187 46,809 44,657
Total 51,268 49,354 44,306 50,943 49,483
P = Preliminary data. Final 2011 fuel assembly data reported in the 2012 survey.

Notes: Includes only unirradiated uranium in new fuel assemblies loaded into reactors during the year. Does not include uranium removed from reactors that subsequently will be reloaded. Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-858 "Uranium Marketing Annual Survey" (2009-2012).