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Posted April 25, 2018Today in Energy

Federal financial interventions and subsidies in U.S. energy markets declined since 2013 ›

EIA has updated its report on federal financial interventions and subsidies in energy markets, covering the 2016 U.S. government fiscal year (FY). Subsidies for many energy categories have declined since FY 2013, when spending related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was at or near its highest levels. More

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Source: EIA, Direct Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in Energy in Fiscal Year 2016

    Data Highlights

    WTI crude oil futures price

    4/24/2018: $67.70/barrel

    up$1.18 from week earlier
    up$18.47 from year earlier

    Natural gas futures price

    4/24/2018: $2.781/MMBtu

    up$0.043 from week earlier
    down$0.285 from year earlier

    Retail gasoline price

    4/23/2018: $2.798/gal

    up$0.051 from week earlier
    up$0.349 from year earlier

    Crude oil inventories

    4/20/2018: 429.7 million barrels 

    up2.2 million barrels from week earlier
    down99.0 million barrels from year earlier

    Weekly coal production

    4/14/2018: 13.272 million tons

    down0.997 million tons from week earlier
    down1.379 million tons from year earlier