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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

With Data for 2015  |  Release Date:  May 24, 2016  |  Next Release Date: May 2017 | full report

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Table 4. Uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by origin and material type, 2015 deliveries
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Deliveries Uranium concentrate Natural UF6 Enriched UF6 Natural UF6 and Enriched UF6 Total
U.S.-origin uranium
Purchases 2,733 W W 686 3,419
Weighted-average price 46.23 W W 34.44 43.86
Foreign-origin uranium
Purchases 28,179 W W 24,927 53,106
Weighted-average price 43.61 W W 44.77 44.14
Total
Purchases 30,912 16,877 8,736 25,612 56,524
Weighted-average price 43.85 45.82 41.75 44.48 44.13
-- = Not applicable.
Notes: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Weighted-average prices are not adjusted for inflation. Natural UF6 is uranium hexafluoride. The natural UF6 and enriched UF6 quantity represents only the U3O8 equivalent uranium-component quantity specified in the contract for each delivery of natural UF6 and enriched UF6. The natural UF6 and enriched UF6 weighted-average price represent only the U3O8 equivalent uranium-component price specified in the contract for each delivery of natural UF6 and enriched UF6, and does not include the conversion service and enrichment service components.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-858 "Uranium Marketing Annual Survey" (2015).