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Domestic Uranium Production Report - Annual

With Data for 2012  |  Release Date: June 06, 2013  |  Next Release Date: May 2014
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Table 8. U.S. uranium expenditures, 2003-2012
million dollars
Year Drilling Production Land and Other Total Expenditures
Total Land
and Other
Land Exploration Reclamation
2003 W W 31.3 NA NA NA W
2004 10.6 27.8 48.4 NA NA NA 86.9
2005 18.1 58.2 59.7 NA NA NA 136.0
2006 40.1 65.9 115.2 41.0 23.3 50.9 221.2
2007 67.5 90.4 178.2 77.7 50.3 50.2 336.2
2008 81.9 221.2 164.4 65.2 50.2 49.1 467.6
2009 35.4 141.0 104.0 17.3 24.2 62.4 280.5
2010 44.6 133.3 99.5 20.2 34.5 44.7 277.3
2011 53.6 168.8 96.8 19.6 43.5 33.7 319.2
2012 66.6 186.9 99.4 16.8 33.3 49.3 352.9
Drilling: All expenditures directly associated with exploration and development drilling.
Production: All expenditures for mining, milling, processing of uranium, and facility expense.
Land and Other: All expenditures for land; geological research; geochemical and geophysical surveys; costs incurred by field personnel in the course of exploration, reclamation and restoration work; and overhead and administrative charges directly associated with supervising and supporting field activities.
NA = Not available.
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Notes: Expenditures are in nominal U.S. dollars. Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-851A, "Domestic Uranium Production Report" (2003-2012).