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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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thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Table 7. Uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by contract type and material type, 2012 deliveries
  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 3,364 54.00 25,279 54.22 28,642 54.20
Natural UF6 W W W W W W
Enriched UF6 W W W W W W
Natural UF6 and Enriched UF6 4,718 48.92 23,589 57.18 28,307 55.80
Total 8,082 51.04 48,867 55.65 56,949 54.99
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" (2012).