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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

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Table 18. Uranium in fuel assemblies loaded into U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by year, 2011-15
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
Origin of uranium 2011 2012 2013 2014 P2015
Domestic-origin uranium 4,134 4,825 3,643 3,251 4,050
Foreign-origin uranium 46,809 44,657 39,000 47,281 43,381
Total 50,943 49,483 42,642 50,532 47,431

P = Preliminary data. Final 2014 fuel assembly data reported in the 2015 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" (2012-15).