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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 7. Uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by contract type and material type, 2013 deliveries
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
  Spot 1 Contracts   Long-Term Contracts 2   Total  
Material Type Quantity with Reported Price Weighted-Average Price Quantity with Reported Price Weighted-Average Price Quantity with Reported Price Weighted-Average Price  
U3O8 6,466 42.95 24,986 51.76 31,452 49.95
Natural UF6 W W W W 19,031 53.46
Enriched UF6 W W W W 6,920 57.24
Natural UF6 and Enriched UF6 4,876 45.00 21,075 56.66 25,951 54.47
Total 11,342 43.83 46,061 54.00 57,403 51.99
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
1 A one-time delivery (usually) of the entire contract to occur within one year of contract execution (signed date).
2 One or more deliveries to occur after a year following contract execution (signed date).
Notes: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Weighted-average prices are not adjusted for inflation.
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" (2013).