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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

With Data for 2013  |  Release Date:  May 12, 2014  |  Next Release Date: May 2015 | full report

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Table 22. Inventories of natural and enriched uranium by material type as of end of year, 2009-13
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
  Inventories at the end of the year
Type of uranium inventory owned by 2009 2010 2011 2012 P2013
Owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors inventories 84,757 86,527 89,835 97,647 113,077
Uranium concentrate (U3O8) 15,094 13,076 14,718 15,963 18,131
Natural UF6 38,463 35,767 35,883 29,084 38,715
Enriched UF6 18,195 25,392 19,596 38,428 40,458
Fabricated fuel (not inserted into a reactor) 13,006 12,292 19,638 14,941 15,773
U.S. supplier inventories 26,774 24,732 22,269 23,289 21,148
Uranium concentrate (U3O8) 12,132 10,153 7,057 W 7,613
Natural UF6 W W W W W
Enriched UF6 W W W W W
Fabricated fuel (not inserted into a reactor) 0 0 0 0 0
Total commercial inventories 111,531 111,259 112,104 120,936 134,225
P = Preliminary data. Final 2012 inventory data reported in the 2013 survey.
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Note: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-858 "Uranium Marketing Annual Survey" (2010-13).