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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

With Data for 2014  |  Release Date:  May 13, 2015  |  Next Release Date: May 2016 | full report

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Table 5. Average price and quantity for uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by pricing mechanisms and delivery year, 2013-14
dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent; thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
Pricing mechanisms Domestic purchases1 Foreign purchases2 Total purchases
  2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014
Contract-specified (fixed and base-escalated) pricing
Weighted-average price 54.95 41.87 55.03 49.87 54.99 45.47
Quantity with reported price 14,530 15,711 14,732 12,815 29,262 28,256
Spot-market pricing
Weighted-average price 42.55 37.28 41.87 37.04 42.18 37.06
Quantity with reported price 3,642 222 4,256 2,481 7,898 2,703
Other pricing
Weighted-average price 52.68 51.68 51.08 47.26 51.49 48.16
Quantity with Reported Price 5,136 4,527 15,107 17,568 20,243 22,095
All pricing mechanisms
Weighted-average price 52.51 43.99 51.64 47.51 51.99 46.16
Quantity with reported price 23,308 20,460 34,095 32,863 57,403 53,323
Total quantity 23,308 20,486 34,095 32,863 57,403 53,349
1 A uranium purchase of both U.S.-origin uranium or from a firm located in the United States.
2 A uranium purchase of foreign-origin uranium from a firm located outside of the United States.
Notes: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Weighted-average prices are not adjusted for inflation.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-858 "Uranium Marketing Annual Survey" (2013-14).