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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 22. Inventories of natural and enriched uranium by material type as of end of year, 2008-2012
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
  Inventories at the End of the Year
Type of Uranium Inventory 2008 2009 2010 2011 P2012
Owners and Operators of U.S. Civilian Nuclear Power Reactors Inventories 82,972 84,757 86,527 89,835 97,466
Uranium Concentrate (U3O8) 12,286 15,094 13,076 14,718 13,454
Natural UF6 46,525 38,463 35,767 35,883 30,168
Enriched UF6 13,748 18,195 25,392 19,596 38,903
Fabricated Fuel (not inserted into a reactor) 10,414 13,006 12,292 19,638 14,941
U.S. Supplier Inventories 27,010 26,774 24,732 22,269 23,264
Uranium Concentrate (U3O8) 12,264 12,132 10,153 7,057 W
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 109,983 111,531 111,259 112,104 120,730
P = Preliminary data. Final 2011 inventory data reported in the 2012 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" (2009-2012).