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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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dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent; thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
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, 2011-2012
Pricing Mechanisms Domestic Purchases1 Foreign Purchases2 Total Purchases
  2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012
Contract-Specified (Fixed and Base-Escalated) Pricing
Weighted-Average Price 53.48 57.61 56.20 54.74 54.86 56.26
Quantity with Reported Price 11,597 14,495 11,928 12,941 23,525 27,436
Spot-Market Pricing
Weighted-Average Price 51.56 49.53 57.72 51.89 55.57 51.19
Quantity with Reported Price 2,931 2,237 5,494 5,772 8,425 7,510
Other Pricing
Weighted-Average Price 54.37 56.42 57.06 54.25 56.48 54.71
Quantity with Reported Price 4,854 4,751 17,505 17,253 22,359 22,004
All Pricing Mechanisms
Weighted-Average Price 53.41 56.51 56.87 54.08 55.64 54.99
Quantity with Reported Price 19,381 21,483 34,927 35,466 54,308 56,949
Total Quantity 19,760 21,483 35,071 36,037 54,831 57,520
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" (2011-2012).