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Posted January 26, 2023 Today in Energy

In the past 20 years, natural gas has displaced most coal-fired generation in Pennsylvania ›

Natural gas-fired power plants generated 2% of the electricity produced in Pennsylvania in 2001. Over the next 20 years, natural gas-fired generation in the state increased rapidly, reaching 52% in 2021. Natural gas displaced most coal-fired generation, which fell from 57% of the electricity generated in Pennsylvania in 2001 to 12% in 2021. More

Pennsylvania, annual utility-scale electricity generation by source

Data source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electricity Data Browser

Data Highlights

WTI crude oil futures price

1/26/2023: $81.01/barrel

up$0.68 from week earlier
down$6.34 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

1/26/2023: $2.944/MMBtu

down$0.331 from week earlier
down$1.333 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

1/21/2023: 12.078 million tons

down0.129 million tons from week earlier
up0.078 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

1/20/2023: 2,729 Bcf

down91 Bcf from week earlier
up107 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

1/20/2023: 448.5 million barrels

up0.5 million barrels from week earlier
up32.4 million barrels from year earlier