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EIA now publishes estimates of monthly rail shipments of petroleum coke and asphalt

Sep 22, 2017

To document industry changes and improve data series on petroleum product shipments, EIA’s most recent Petroleum Supply Monthly includes new information on petroleum coke and asphalt movements by rail within the United States and to and from Canada. Similar to EIA’s petroleum and biofuel rail movement data, the new monthly data include rail movements dating back to January 2010.

Prime Supplier Report

Sep 22, 2017

The latest Prime Supplier Report presents data collected through July 2017 on Form EIA-782C, "Monthly Report of Prime Supplier Sales of Petroleum Products Sold for Local Consumption." These data measure primary petroleum product deliveries into the states where they are locally marketed and consumed.

Within the past week

State Energy Profiles: New monthly data for June and July 2017, new annual data, and updated Profile Analyses and Quick Facts

Sep 21, 2017
New monthly data are available for electricity, petroleum, natural gas, and coal series. New annual data are available for rotary rigs, as well as territory data on crude oil production and petroleum products consumption. In addition, Profile Analyses and Quick Facts have been updated for American Samoa, Florida, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Petroleum Supply Annual, Volume 2

Sep 21, 2017
Final monthly statistics for the supply and disposition of crude oil and petroleum products.

Petroleum Supply Annual, Volume 1

Sep 21, 2017
Final annual data for the supply and disposition of crude oil and petroleum products.

Petroleum Supply Monthly

Sep 21, 2017
Supply and disposition of crude oil and petroleum products on a national and regional level. The data series describe production, imports and exports, movements, and inventories.

Changing quality mix is affecting crude oil price differentials and refining decisions

Sep 21, 2017
Growth in global liquid fuels supply since March 2017 has been driven by increases in the production of historically higher-priced light crude oils. This growth has more than offset recent declines in the production of medium and heavy crude oils. As these production trends continue, price differences between certain crude oils are narrowing, and refinery operation decisions are changing.

Release notes for Petroleum Supply Monthly (PSM) and Petroleum Supply Annual (PSA)

Sep 21, 2017
PSM tables for June 2017 and PSA tables for 2016 in portable document format (PDF) and comma-separated-value (CSV) files were released September 21, 2017.

Hurricane Irma cut power to nearly two-thirds of Florida's electricity customers

Sep 20, 2017
Hurricane Irma struck Florida on September 10, 2017, and knocked out power to 6.7 million electricity customers—64% of all customer accounts in the state—according to reports compiled by the Florida Division of Emergency Management. About 100,000 customers (1% of the state total) remained without power as of September 19.

Beyond China and India, energy consumption in non-OECD Asia continues to grow

Sep 19, 2017
Based on projections in EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017), much of the future growth in world energy consumption will occur in the nations of Asia outside of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (or non-OECD Asia).

Drilling Productivity Report

Sep 18, 2017
The Drilling Productivity Report (DPR) uses recent data on the total number of drilling rigs in operation along with estimates of drilling productivity and estimated changes in production from existing oil and natural gas wells to provide estimated changes in oil and natural gas production for seven key regions.

Coal plants installed mercury controls to meet compliance deadlines

Sep 18, 2017
Based on data recently published in EIA’s preliminary annual electric generator survey, several coal-fired electricity generators in the United States installed mercury control equipment using activated carbon injection systems just prior to compliance deadlines.

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma lead to higher gasoline prices in Florida

Sep 15, 2017
Hurricane Irma significantly disrupted gasoline markets in Florida, first by prompting increased demand and then by disrupting the supply chain needed to deliver the fuel.

EIA projects 28% increase in world energy use by 2040

Sep 14, 2017
The U.S. Energy Information Administration's latest International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017) projects that world energy consumption will grow by 28% between 2015 and 2040. Most of this growth is expected to come from countries that are not in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and especially in countries where demand is driven by strong economic growth, particularly in Asia.

Monthly Densified Biomass Fuel Report

Sep 14, 2017
Data for wood pellet and other densified biomass fuel production, sales, and inventory levels from approximately 90 operating pellet fuel manufacturing facilities in the United States. Facilities with an annual capacity of 10,000 tons or more per year are required to report monthly.

International Energy Outlook 2017

Sep 14, 2017
World energy consumption is projected to increase by 28% by 2040, according to the International Energy Outlook 2017. Most of the world’s growth is projected to take place in countries outside the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). China, India, and the other non-OECD Asia nations alone account for more than 60% of the projected increase in world energy demand.

Wholesale Electricity and Natural Gas Market Data

Sep 14, 2017
Wholesale market data for natural gas and electric power are now available and updated through September 14, 2017. Data contain peak prices, volumes, and the number of transactions at eight selected ICE (IntercontinentalExchange) electricity trading hubs and eight corresponding natural gas hubs covering most regions of the United States.

Hurricane Harvey caused electric system outages and affected wind generation in Texas

Sep 13, 2017
Hurricane Harvey caused substantial electricity outages, as power plants and transmission infrastructure—particularly in south Texas and along the Gulf Coast—were affected by high winds and significant flooding.

U.S. primary aluminum production remains low despite slow increase in prices

Sep 12, 2017
Since January 2015, the production of primary aluminum in the United States has fallen by more than 50%. The United States consistently produced about 140,000 metric tons of aluminum each month until mid-2015, when output slowed significantly.

Global Transportation Energy Consumption Examination of Scenarios to 2040 using the International Transportation Energy Demand Determinants (ITEDD) model

Sep 12, 2017
The analyses presented in this report are based on model results for a number of international transportation energy consumption scenarios using the International Transportation Energy Demand Determinants (ITEDD) model. This analysis demonstrates new EIA modeling and analysis capabilities, presents examples of key energy-demand determinants, and shows how a quantitative framework can aid in understanding them.

Short-Term Energy Outlook

Sep 12, 2017
Significant disruptions in the U.S. energy market have occurred in recent weeks as a result of Hurricane Harvey. At the time of publication, continuing uncertainty exists regarding the timeline for the return to normal operations for a broad range of upstream production, refining, pipeline, and terminal and distribution infrastructure. The severity and duration of these outages create additional uncertainty about the path of energy prices in the coming weeks and months. Although this STEO attempts to incorporate a baseline scenario for energy production, flows, and prices, actual outcomes could deviate significantly from this forecast. This month's forecast does not include any projected effects from Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in Florida on September 10. At the time of publication, it was too early to have meaningful information on the extent to which Hurricane Irma will cause disruptions to the U.S. energy system.

Hurricane Harvey caused U.S. Gulf Coast refinery runs to drop, gasoline prices to rise

Sep 11, 2017
Hurricane Harvey caused substantial disruptions to crude oil and petroleum product supply chains and increased petroleum product prices. For the week ending September 1, 2017, gross inputs to refineries in the U.S. Gulf Coast fell by 3.2 million b/d, or 34%, from the previous week, the largest drop since Hurricanes Gustav and Ike in 2008.

Hurricane Irma may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure

Sep 8, 2017
Hurricane Irma caused significant damage to the northeastern Caribbean and is currently projected to turn towards Florida this weekend. Current model forecasts project that Hurricane Irma will then pass along or just offshore the east coast of Florida, though the actual storm track could change from current advanced projections. To help analysts assess energy-related potential storm effects, EIA maintains an energy disruptions map that displays energy infrastructure and real-time storm information.

Electricity prices reflect rising delivery costs, declining power production costs

Sep 7, 2017
Over the past decade, retail electricity prices have not closely followed the costs of fuels used to generate electricity, such as coal or natural gas, mainly because of changes in the other costs involved with producing and delivering electricity in the United States.

U.S. average retail gasoline prices increase in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Sep 6, 2017
U.S. retail gasoline prices on Monday, September 4, averaged $2.68 per gallon (gal), 28 cents/gal higher than prices a week ago

Oman’s petroleum and other liquids production reached record levels in 2016

Sep 5, 2017
Oman set a new record with annual total oil production in 2016 exceeding 1 million barrels per day (b/d). Oman’s petroleum and other liquids production ranks seventh among the Middle Eastern countries. Oman is the largest oil producer in the Middle East that is not a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Petroleum Marketing Monthly

Sep 1, 2017
The September 2017 Petroleum Marketing Monthly (PMM), with data through June 2017, presents monthly and annual price and volume statistics covering crude oil and refined products sales in the United States. In this month’s issue of the PMM, preliminary data show crude oil and petroleum product prices were on the decline during June. U.S.–level Prime Supplier data show sales of gasoline and distillates remained at rates higher than month-ago and year-ago levels. Additionally, state motor fuels tax information with rates in effect as of July 1, 2017 is available on the PMM website.

Hurricane Harvey adds uncertainty to gasoline prices for the upcoming Labor Day weekend

Sep 1, 2017
Hurricane Harvey, which first made landfall on August 25, 2017, has created considerable uncertainty for gasoline supply and prices, as the area affected by the hurricane is home to much of the nation's petroleum infrastructure. On August 28, the U.S. average retail gasoline price was $2.40 per gallon (gal), the second-lowest price on the Monday before Labor Day since 2004.

Release notes for Petroleum Supply Monthly (PSM) and Petroleum Supply Annual (PSA)

Aug 31, 2017
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released the following new and revised data as well as data updated with hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGL) product categories on August 31, 2017. PSM tables for June 2017 and PSA tables for 2016 in portable document format (PDF) and comma-separated-value (CSV) files are currently unavailable. Tables in PDF and CSV formats currently posted on the EIA website contain PSM data for May 2017 and PSA data for 2015. Updated tables in PDF and CVS formats will be released at a later date.

Company Level Imports

Aug 31, 2017
Imports data at the company level collected from the EIA-814 Monthly Imports Report.

U.S. Movements of Crude Oil By Rail

Aug 31, 2017
Monthly data on rail movements of crude oil have been updated for June 2017. Crude oil movements by rail have significantly increased over the past five years. The new data on crude-by-rail (CBR) movements are also fully integrated with EIA’s existing monthly petroleum supply statistics, which already include crude oil movements by pipeline, tanker, and barge.

Monthly Biodiesel Production Report

Aug 31, 2017
The U.S. Energy Information Administration released new data today showing national and regional monthly biodiesel production for June 2017. In addition to biodiesel production, data included producer sales, producer stocks, and feedstock inputs.

Natural Gas Monthly

Aug 31, 2017
In June 2017, for the first time in 15 months, dry natural gas production increased year-to-year from the same month a year ago. The preliminary level for dry natural gas production in June 2017 was 2,188 billion cubic feet (Bcf), or 72.9 Bcf/day. This level was a 1.3 Bcf/day (1.9%) increase from the June 2016 level of 71.6 Bcf/day.

Monthly Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production

Aug 31, 2017
These monthly production estimates are based on data from the EIA-914, Monthly Crude Oil, Lease Condensate, and Natural Gas Production Report.

Seasonal swings in U.S. distillate inventories lower as consumption patterns change

Aug 31, 2017
Changes in demand trends have significantly reduced the patterns of seasonality in U.S. distillate markets. Historically, distillate use in the United States was highly seasonal because of its use as a home heating fuel. However, over the past three decades, its use as a heating fuel has decreased, distallate fuel exports have increased, and its non-seasonal use as a transportation fuel has become the major demand component.

Mexico publishes first monthly natural gas price index after moving to competitive market

Aug 30, 2017
Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) released their first monthly price report on August 18, 2017. As part of its ongoing series of energy reforms that reduce government market controls, the Mexican government converted to a liberalized natural gas market on July 1, 2017.

Appalachian natural gas processing capacity key to increasing natural gas, NGPL production

Aug 29, 2017
Natural gas processing capacity in the Appalachian region has grown dramatically over the past several years as producers try to keep pace with increasing natural gas production in the region. Natural gas processing plays a key role in the natural gas supply chain.

Monthly Energy Review

Aug 28, 2017
EIA's comprehensive report on recent integrated energy statistics. Preliminary data indicate that, in May 2017, U.S. total primary energy consumption equaled 7.8 quadrillion Btu, a 3% increase from May 2016. The electric power sector accounted for 38% of the total, the transportation sector for 31%, the industrial sector for 23%, the residential sector for 4%, and the commercial sector for 3%.

Crude oil and natural gas production in Texas and Oklahoma's Anadarko Region is growing

Aug 28, 2017
The Anadarko Region, which was recently added to EIA’s Drilling Productivity Report (DPR), accounted for 437,000 barrels per day (b/d) of oil production and 4.9 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas production in July 2017. Production in the region has increased in 2017, and the region accounted for 13% of all new wells drilled in the country in July 2017.

Oman Country Analysis Brief

Aug 25, 2017
Oman is the largest oil and natural gas producer in the Middle East that is not a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. Oman’s petroleum and other liquids production averaged more than 1 million barrels per day in 2016, its highest production level ever. Oman was on track to maintain this production level in 2017, but it reduced production to approximately 970,000 barrels per day in early 2017 to meet the production cut it agreed to, along with members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Hurricane Harvey headed for area with significant oil, natural gas infrastructure

Aug 25, 2017
Hurricane Harvey strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane Thursday afternoon and is currently forecast to make landfall over southeast Texas later today or early Saturday.

California increased electricity imports and natural gas generation during solar eclipse

Aug 24, 2017
During the solar eclipse that passed across the continental United States on August 21, 2017, solar output on the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) electric system dropped while the sun was partially obscured.

Electricity Monthly Update

Aug 24, 2017
This issue contains data for June 2017 as well as a feature article on residential small-scale solar photovoltaic electricity generation.

Electric Power Monthly

Aug 24, 2017
Data in the August 2017 Electric Power Monthly (EPM) are for June 2017, during which net generation in the United States fell 3.4 percent from the June 2016 level. Consumption of natural gas for power generation was down 13.5 percent compared to June 2016. The average residential retail price of electricity for June 2017 was up 3.9 percent from what it had been in June 2016.

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