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Posted April 8, 2020 Today in Energy

EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook is the source for EIA’s latest analysis of energy markets ›

The Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) provides the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) near-term perspective on energy markets. Each month, the STEO provides forecasts through the end of the next calendar year for consumption, supply, trade, and prices across major fuel types. In addition, the STEO provides in-depth market analysis for crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas markets. Although its emphasis is on U.S. energy markets, the STEO also includes forecasts for certain international liquid fuels markets. More

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Source: EIA, Short-Term Energy Outlook

Data Highlights

WTI crude oil futures price

4/7/2020: $23.63/barrel

up$3.15 from week earlier
down$40.77 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

4/7/2020: $1.852/MMBtu

up$0.212 from week earlier
down$0.856 from year earlier

Retail gasoline price

4/6/2020: $1.924/gal

down$0.081 from week earlier
down$0.821 from year earlier

Retail diesel price

4/6/2020: $2.548/gal

down$0.038 from week earlier
down$0.545 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

3/28/2020: 10.975 million tons

up0.878 million tons from week earlier
down0.099 million tons from year earlier