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Posted November 17, 2017Today in Energy

Decommissioning nuclear reactors is a long-term and costly process ›

Since 2013, six commercial nuclear reactors in the United States have shut down, and an additional eight reactors have announced plans to retire by 2025. The retirement process for nuclear power plants involves disposing of nuclear waste and decontaminating equipment and facilities to reduce residual radioactivity, making it much more expensive and time consuming than retiring other power plants. More


Source: EIA, based on Nuclear Regulatory Commission and IAEA Power Reactor Information System

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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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