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Posted November 20, 2017Today in Energy

Link between growth in economic activity and electricity use is changing around the world ›

Growth in economic activity (measured as gross domestic product) has tended historically to be coupled with increases in electricity use as populations grow and generate more goods and services. However, more recently this relationship has been decoupling in many countries. More


Source: EIA, World Bank

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WTI crude oil futures price

11/16/2017: $55.14/barrel

down$2.03 from week earlier
up$9.57 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

11/16/2017: $3.053/MMBtu

down$0.147 from week earlier
up$0.289 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

11/11/2017: 14.766 million tons

down0.253 million tons from week earlier
down1.254 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

11/10/2017: 3,772 Bcf

down18 Bcf from week earlier
down271 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

11/10/2017: 459.0 million barrels

up1.9 million barrels from week earlier
down31.3 million barrels from year earlier

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