U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Nuclear & Uranium
Domestic Uranium Production Report - Quarterly
Data for 4th Quarter 2012 | Release Date: February 2013 | Next Release Date: May 2013 |
4th Quarter 2012
U.S. production of uranium in the fourth quarter 2012 was 961,062 pounds U3O8, down 8 percent from the previous quarter and up 8 percent from the fourth quarter 2011. During the fourth quarter 2012, U.S. uranium was produced at six U.S. uranium facilities.
U.S. Uranium Mill in Production (State)
- White Mesa Mill (Utah)
U.S. Uranium In-Situ-Leach Plants in Production (State)
- Alta Mesa Project (Texas)
- Crow Butte Operation (Nebraska)
- Hobson ISR Plant/La Palangana (Texas)
- Smith Ranch-Highland Operation (Wyoming)
- Willow Creek Project (Wyoming)
Preliminary 2012 totalU.S. uranium concentrate production totaled 4,148,773 pounds. This amount is 4 percent higher than the 3,990,767 pounds produced in 2011.