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Users of the EIA API are required to obtain an API Key via this registration form. Only a valid email address is required. Additionally, users may indicate how they plan to use this API. Once completed and submitted, the API key will be automatically emailed to the address you provide below. The reason for requiring an API key are to provide a means to notify users of changes in EIA's APIs.

Note that a key is not required to use the bulk download facility.

Direct access to EIA time series data for electricity, petroleum, and natural gas.
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