What's New

Drilling Productivity Report ›

October 16

Short-Term Energy Outlook  ›

October 11

U.S. Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions, 2016 ›

October 5

More ›

Coming Up

State-Level Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions ›
Russia Country Analysis Brief ›
Annual Coal Report ›
More ›

Posted October 16, 2017Today in Energy

U.S. crude oil production expected to increase through end of 2017, setting up record 2018 ›

EIA forecasts that U.S crude oil production will average 9.4 million barrels per day (b/d) in the second half of 2017, 340,000 b/d more than in the first half of 2017. Production in 2018 is expected to average 9.9 million b/d, surpassing the previous high of 9.6 million b/d set in 1970, based on projections in EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO). More

Source: EIA, Short-Term Energy Outlook


Electricity Data Browser

Electric System Operating Data Tool ›

Near real-time electricity operations data for the Lower 48 states.


National Oil & Gas Gateway ›

Well-level data and maps now available

U.S. Energy Mapping System

U.S. Energy Mapping System ›

Rankings, layers of energy information, and state comparisons.

Data Highlights

Retail gasoline price

10/16/2017: $2.489/gal

down$0.015 from week earlier
up$0.232 from year earlier

Retail diesel price

10/16/2017: $2.787/gal

up$0.011 from week earlier
up$0.306 from year earlier

WTI crude oil futures price

10/13/2017: $51.45/barrel

up$2.16 from week earlier
up$1.01 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

10/13/2017: $3.000/MMBtu

up$0.137 from week earlier
down$0.341 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

10/7/2017: 15.137 million tons

down0.193 million tons from week earlier
down0.565 million tons from year earlier


Short-Term Energy Outlook

Annual Energy Outlook

International Energy Outlook

Learn About Energy

Energy Explained

Frequently Asked Questions

Small image of Energy Kids banner with host Energy Ant