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Oil company proved reserves additions in 2017 were most since 2013 while expenditures were about half July 20, 2018

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Low inventories and supply developments are affecting Asian residual fuel oil prices June 29, 2017

dailyinternationalinventories/stocksliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

U.S. ethanol production capacity continues to increase June 28, 2017

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U.S. exports of crude oil and petroleum products have more than doubled since 2010 June 27, 2017

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U.S. exports of crude oil and petroleum products rising, but trends vary across products June 21, 2017

CanadaChinaJapanMexicocrude oildistillate fuelexports/importsgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpropaneweekly

Growing octane needs widen the price difference between premium and regular gasoline June 21, 2017

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U.S. refineries are running at record-high levels June 20, 2017

dailyinventories/stocksliquid fuelsoil/petroleumrefineries

Global oil markets expected to tighten in third quarter 2017, then loosen through 2018 June 15, 2017

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Growing octane needs widen the price spread between premium and regular gasoline June 14, 2017

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Markets expected to tighten in the third quarter of 2017, then loosen through 2018 June 7, 2017

BrentOECDSTEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)WTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oilinventories/stocksoil/petroleumproduction/supplyweekly

Gasoline prices ahead of Memorial Day are higher than 2016, but second lowest since 2009 May 26, 2017

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Stable crude prices, weaker demand, and high inventories moderate gasoline prices heading into Memorial Day May 24, 2017

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OPEC net oil revenues in 2016 were the lowest since 2004 May 19, 2017

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Indian liquid fuels consumption declined in the first quarter of 2017 but is beginning to recover May 17, 2017

Indialiquid fuelsoil/petroleumvehiclesweekly

Oil-fired power plants provide small amounts of U.S. electricity capacity and generation May 16, 2017

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Petroleum product exports from the U.S. Central Atlantic states were unusually high in February May 15, 2017

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Fuel economy improvements projected to reduce future gasoline use despite recent changes in vehicle sales mix May 10, 2017

AEO (Annual Energy Outlook)consumption/demandgasolineoil/petroleumpricesvehiclesweekly

Flows of gasoline and diesel into the Midwest fall as demand flattens and production grows May 10, 2017

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New pipeline infrastructure should accommodate expected rise in Permian oil production May 9, 2017

OklahomaPermianTexascrude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpipelinesproduction/supplystates

Petroleum product exports from the U.S. Central Atlantic states were unusually high in February May 3, 2017

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Inflows of gasoline and diesel into the Midwest fall as demand flattens and production grows April 26, 2017

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Permian Basin oil production and resource assessments continue to increase April 26, 2017

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New pipeline capacity and other infrastructure changes can accommodate increasing Permian crude oil production April 19, 2017

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The API gravity of crude oil produced in the U.S. varies widely across states April 19, 2017

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Retail gasoline prices this summer are expected to be slightly higher than in 2016 April 12, 2017

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)forecasts/projectionsgasolineoil/petroleumpricesweekly

Gulf of Mexico crude oil production, already at annual high, expected to keep increasing April 12, 2017

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U.S. crude oil imports increased in 2016 April 11, 2017

CanadaIraqMexicoNigeriaOPECSaudi Arabiacrude oildailyexports/importsinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

More Chinese crude oil imports coming from non-OPEC countries April 5, 2017

ChinaOPECSTEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)liquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supplyweekly

U.S. oil producers increased investment in fourth quarter of 2016 April 3, 2017

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Increase in rail shipments of propane, butane to West Coast offsets decreasing production March 30, 2017

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U.S. crude oil exports went to more destinations in 2016 March 28, 2017

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U.S. crude oil exports went to more destinations in 2016 March 22, 2017

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Despite growth late in the year, U.S. crude oil production decreased in 2016 while both imports and exports increased March 20, 2017

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Increasing exports contribute to large draw on propane inventories this winter March 17, 2017

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)dailyexports/importsinventories/stocksoil/petroleumpropane

U.S. ethanol exports rise 26% in 2016 to second-highest level on record March 16, 2017

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Despite growth late in the year, U.S. crude oil production decreased in 2016 while both imports and exports increased March 15, 2017

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Midwest, Rocky Mountain regions' production of transportation fuels meeting more of demand March 15, 2017

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Another type of crude oil to be included in calculation of the Brent price benchmark March 10, 2017

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Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions are increasingly self-sufficient in production of transportation fuels March 8, 2017

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U.S. crude oil and natural gas production both fell in 2016 March 8, 2017

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Planned refinery outages through first half of the year not expected to constrain availability of transportation fuels March 1, 2017

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Canada is the United States’ largest partner for energy trade March 1, 2017

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U.S. crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia and Iraq recently increased, but may decline soon February 24, 2017

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U.S. crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia and Iraq combined recently approached five-year high, but are expected to decline February 23, 2017

IraqSaudi Arabiacrude oilexports/importsoil/petroleumweekly

China’s use of methanol in liquid fuels has grown rapidly since 2000 February 23, 2017

Chinadailygasolineinternationalliquid fuels

U.S. crude oil production increases following higher drilling activity February 21, 2017

BakkenEagle Fordcrude oildailydrillingliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

Lower airline fuel costs reduce U.S. airlines’ operating expenses, increase net profits February 17, 2017

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U.S. crude oil production increases following higher drilling activity February 15, 2017

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Rail provides outlet for growing Appalachian HGL production February 9, 2017

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)natural gasproduction/supplyrailshaleweekly

Hydrocarbon gas liquids by rail data adds transparency to rapidly changing markets February 8, 2017

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)exports/importsoil/petroleumpropanerailweekly

U.S. heating oil and propane prices higher than same time last year February 2, 2017

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)crude oilexports/importsheating oilinventories/stocksoil/petroleumpricesweekly

New EIA data series track shipments of hydrocarbon gas liquids by rail February 2, 2017

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)dailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpipelinespropanerailtransportation

Major U.S. tight oil-producing states expected to drive production gains through 2018 January 31, 2017

North DakotaTexasdailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supplyshalestatestight oil

Strategic Petroleum Reserve sales expected to start this month January 26, 2017

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Mexican gasoline market reforms could influence U.S. gasoline export trends January 25, 2017

Mexicoexports/importsgasolineoil/petroleumweekly

Hydrocarbon gas liquids becoming a key factor in overall liquid fuel balance changes January 19, 2017

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)consumption/demandethanenatural gasoil/petroleumweekly

U.S. ethane production, consumption, and exports expected to increase through 2018 January 17, 2017

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)consumption/demanddailyethaneexports/importsliquid fuelsnatural gasproduction/supply

Crude oil prices expected to increase slightly through 2017 and 2018 January 12, 2017

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)crude oildailyforecasts/projectionsliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

Average crude oil prices forecast to rise as markets move toward balance January 11, 2017

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)oil/petroleumpricesweekly

U.S. gasoline prices in 2016 were the lowest since 2004 January 6, 2017

dailygasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpricesstates

EIA now using near-real-time export data to provide better weekly petroleum consumption statistics January 5, 2017

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Crude oil prices increased in 2016, still below 2015 averages January 4, 2017

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Strategic Petroleum Reserve sales under recently enacted laws are expected to start in January 2017 December 21, 2016

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U.S. oil and natural gas proved reserves declined in 2015 because of lower prices December 15, 2016

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OPEC production cuts reflected in EIA forecast; HGL production grows through 2017 December 7, 2016

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U.S. gasoline inventories, consumption, production, and exports all increased over the past year November 30, 2016

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Tighter marine fuel sulfur limits will spark changes by both refiners and vessel operators November 23, 2016

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U.S. average gasoline prices this Thanksgiving are the second-lowest in eight years November 23, 2016

dailygasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

Planned refinery outages through year-end not expected to constrain availability of transportation fuels November 16, 2016

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U.S. oil drilling increasingly focused in Permian Basin November 15, 2016

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)dailydrillingfinancial marketsliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

EIA forecasts $51 per barrel 2017 Brent crude oil price November 9, 2016

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)crude oiloil/petroleumpricesweekly

Declining investment in Norway affects exploration drilling more than production drilling November 9, 2016

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Colonial Pipeline restarts Line 1, resumes gasoline shipments to U.S. Southeast November 8, 2016

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U.S. crude oil production in 2015 was the highest since 1972 November 7, 2016

AlaskaCaliforniaGulf of MexicoNorth DakotaTexascrude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supplystates

Oil wells drilled horizontally are among the highest-producing wells November 4, 2016

dailydrillingliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

Major gasoline pipeline in Southeast disrupted for second time in two months November 3, 2016

dailydistributiongasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpipelinestransportation

U.S. summer gasoline consumption sets new high November 2, 2016

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Offshore oil production in deepwater and ultra deepwater is increasing October 28, 2016

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Low tanker rates are enabling long-distance crude oil and petroleum product trade October 26, 2016

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Offshore production nearly 30% of global crude oil output in 2015 October 25, 2016

BrazilMexicoNorwaySaudi Arabiacrude oildailyliquid fuelsoffshoreoil/petroleumproduction/supply

U.S. crude oil imports increase during first half of 2016, the first increase since 2010 October 21, 2016

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On Thursday, EIA's weekly crude oil inventory will be presented without lease stocks October 11, 2016

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U.S. crude oil imports rise during first-half 2016, first increase since 2010 October 5, 2016

CanadaIraqNigeriaOPECcrude oilexports/importsnon-OPECoil/petroleumweekly

Growth in propane exports drove U.S. petroleum product export growth in first half of 2016 October 4, 2016

CanadaHGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)Mexicodailydistillate fuelexports/importsgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpropane

Pipeline disruption leads to record gasoline stock changes in Southeast, Gulf Coast September 30, 2016

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Hydrocarbon production in the Utica play increasingly targets natural gas-rich areas September 23, 2016

Uticadailyliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supply

First shipment of ethane from U.S. Gulf Coast arrives in Europe September 22, 2016

Gulf CoastHGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)dailyethaneexports/importsnatural gasoil/petroleum

Pipeline shutdown disrupts gasoline supply in the Southeast September 21, 2016

dailydisruptiongasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpipelinestransportation

The United States is both a major importer and exporter of motor gasoline September 19, 2016

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EIA's weekly crude oil inventory data will soon be presented without lease stocks September 14, 2016

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EIA now provides estimates of drilled but uncompleted wells in major production regions September 14, 2016

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Gasoline prices prior to Labor Day lowest in 12 years September 2, 2016

crude oildailygasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

EIA now using near-real-time export data to improve weekly petroleum consumption data August 31, 2016

dailyexports/importsliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

Future U.S. tight oil and shale gas production depends on resources, technology, markets August 22, 2016

AEO (Annual Energy Outlook)AEO2016dailydrillingnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supplyshaletight oil

Crude oil disruptions in Nigeria increase as a result of militant attacks August 18, 2016

CAB (Country Analysis Brief)Nigeriacrude oildailydisruptionliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

OPEC net oil export revenue in 2015 drops to lowest level since 2004 August 17, 2016

OPECcrude oilexports/importsoil/petroleumweekly

U.S. crude oil exports are increasing and reaching more destinations August 16, 2016

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U.S. crude oil exports reach more destinations and continue to increase August 10, 2016

BrentCanadaEuropeWTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oilexports/importsoil/petroleumweekly

Oil and natural gas production jobs in May were 26% lower than in October 2014 August 5, 2016

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Crude-by-rail volumes to the East Coast are declining August 3, 2016

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Stripper wells accounted for 11% of U.S. natural gas production in 2015 July 28, 2016

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Increased gasoline production and high inventories combine to reduce global refinery gasoline margins July 27, 2016

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Increased drilling may slow pace of Lower 48 states crude oil production declines July 26, 2016

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)dailydrillingliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supplyrig count

Increased drilling may slow pace of Lower 48 states crude oil production declines July 20, 2016

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)drillingoil/petroleumrig countweekly

India continues developing its strategic petroleum reserve as its oil imports grow July 19, 2016

Indiacrude oildailyexports/importsinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleumstorage

2016 EIA Energy Conference July 13, 2016

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)dieseldistillate fuelgasolineoil/petroleumpropaneweekly

Crude-by-rail volumes to the East Coast drop as imports July 7, 2016

PADD 1PADD 2crude oilexports/importsoil/petroleumweekly

U.S. refinery capacity rises 1.9% June 29, 2016

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Stripper wells accounted for 10% of U.S. oil production in 2015 June 29, 2016

dailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

Panama Canal expansion unlikely to significantly change crude oil, petroleum product flows June 23, 2016

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)chokepointscrude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpropanetransportation

Modest changes to crude oil and petroleum product flows expected from expanded Panama Canal June 22, 2016

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U.S. crude oil storage capacity utilization rises even as storage capacity grows June 22, 2016

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Higher U.S. gasoline production and inventories are reducing gasoline crack spreads June 15, 2016

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Unplanned global oil supply disruptions reach highest level since at least 2011 June 9, 2016

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Storage capacity utilization rises, as growth in stored volumes outpaces expansion of storage capacity June 8, 2016

CushingWTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oilinventories/stocksoil/petroleumstorageweekly

Fires near Fort McMurray are reducing Canada's oil sands production June 8, 2016

Canadadailydisruptioninternationalliquid fuelsnatural gasoil sandsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

Recent drilling activity has lowered costs and increased performance June 2, 2016

BakkenEagle FordMarcellusdrillingnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supplyshaleweekly

China's diesel exports grow, driven by changes in its economy and refining industry May 31, 2016

Chinadailydieselexports/importsinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpricesrefining

United States remains largest producer of petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbons May 23, 2016

RussiaSaudi ArabiaUnited Statescrude oildailynatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supply

Crude oil volatility decreases as prices rise from early 2016 levels May 10, 2016

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Recent U.S. imports of oil tend to be heavier than domestic production May 6, 2016

crude oildailyexports/importsliquid fuelsoil/petroleumrefining

Variation across gasoline consumption estimates — a guide for the perplexed May 4, 2016

consumption/demandexports/importsgasolineoil/petroleumweekly

Almost all U.S. gasoline is blended with 10% ethanol May 4, 2016

dailyethanolexports/importsgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

EIA produces new maps of the Utica Shale play May 2, 2016

OhioPennsylvaniaUtahUticaWest Virginiadailyliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supplystates

Strong El Niño helps reduce U.S. winter heating demand and fuel prices April 25, 2016

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)dailyelectricityheating oilnatural gasoil/petroleumpricespropanetotal energy

Expected decrease in Lower 48 oil production is partially offset by rising GOM output April 20, 2016

dailydieselgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpricesstatestaxestransportation

Logistical challenges result in ship-to-ship transfers of U.S. propane exports April 13, 2016

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)exports/importsoil/petroleumpropaneweekly

Canada provides record-high share and amount of U.S. crude oil imports in 2015 April 12, 2016

CanadaUnited Statescrude oildailyexports/importsinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

EIA tracks monthly ethanol and biodiesel rail movements April 7, 2016

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Engine design trends lead to increased demand for higher-octane gasoline March 30, 2016

CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy)gasolineoil/petroleumstandardstransmissionvehiclesweekly

EIA report shows decline in cost of U.S. oil and gas wells since 2012 March 30, 2016

dailydrillingliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleum

U.S. production of hydrocarbon gas liquids expected to increase through 2017 March 29, 2016

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)dailyexports/importsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

United Kingdom increases oil production in 2015, but new field development declines March 28, 2016

United Kingdomdailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

U.S. petroleum product exports continue to increase March 25, 2016

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)dailydistillate fuelexports/importsgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpropane

First-half 2016 refinery outage report released March 23, 2016

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Wells drilled since start of 2014 provided nearly half of Lower 48 oil production in 2015 March 22, 2016

BakkenEagle Fordcrude oildailydrillingliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supplyshaletight oil

U.S. petroleum product exports continue to expand March 16, 2016

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)distillate fuelexports/importsgasolineinternationaloil/petroleumpropanerefiningweekly

Hydraulic fracturing accounts for about half of current U.S. crude oil production March 15, 2016

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Crude oil shipments by rail from Midwest to coastal regions decline March 11, 2016

BakkenBrentGulf CoastWTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oildailyoil/petroleumpipelinesrailtransportationvehicles

U.S. oil production continues to decline, and is now below its year-ago level March 9, 2016

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Rail still moves crude from the Midwest to coastal regions, but in smaller volumes March 2, 2016

BrentWTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oiloil/petroleumweekly

California wholesale gasoline price falls before switch to summer-grade gasoline March 2, 2016

Californiadailygasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumstateswholesale prices

Iraq is second-leading contributor to global liquids supply growth in 2015 February 29, 2016

IraqOPECdailyexports/importsinternationaloil/petroleumproduction/supply

European distillate oversupply means some shippers take the long route around Africa February 26, 2016

Europedailydistillate fuelinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

Canadian oil production expected to increase despite lower prices February 25, 2016

Canadadailyinternationalliquid fuelsoil sandsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

U.S. crude oil inventories continue to increase February 24, 2016

BrentCushingWTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oilfuturesinternationaloil/petroleumpricesstorageweekly

Pipelines, tankers, and barges convey transportation fuels from Gulf Coast to East Coast February 22, 2016

dailygasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumtransportation

For transportation fuels, the Gulf Coast produces, the East Coast consumes February 19, 2016

Gulf Coastdailydistillate fuelexports/importsgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supplyrefiningtransportation

European distillate oversupply results in floating storage and shipping changes February 18, 2016

Europedieseldistillate fuelfuturesoil/petroleumpricesstorageweekly

Oil production in federal Gulf of Mexico projected to reach record high in 2017 February 18, 2016

Gulf of Mexicocrude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

Diesel fuel retail price falls below $2.00 per gallon for first time since 2005 February 17, 2016

dailydieselliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

New EIA data revise Oklahoma’s oil production up by 100,000 barrels per day February 12, 2016

Oklahomacrude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supplystates

Initial production rates in tight oil formations continue to rise February 11, 2016

dailydrillingliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

U.S. regular retail gasoline to average below $2 per gallon in 2016; lowest since 2004 February 10, 2016

BrentSTEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)WTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oildieselgasolineoil/petroleumweekly

High inventories help push crude oil prices to lowest levels in 13 years February 4, 2016

crude oildailydieselgasolineheating oilliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

East Coast, Gulf Coast trade transportation fuels to balance needs, supply February 3, 2016

ConnecticutFloridaGeorgiaGulf CoastMassachusettsMississippiNew EnglandNew JerseyNew YorkTexasWest Virginiadistillate fuelgasolineoil/petroleumrefinery capacitystatestransportationweekly

Hydrogen for refineries is increasingly provided by industrial suppliers January 20, 2016

dailydieselnatural gasoil/petroleumrefining

Iran's petroleum production expected to increase as sanctions are lifted January 19, 2016

Irancrude oildailyinternationaloil/petroleumproduction/supply

Crude oil prices to remain relatively low through 2016 and 2017 January 13, 2016

IranOPECSTEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)WTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oildailyforecasts/projectionsliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

U.S. gasoline prices in 2015 were lowest since 2009 January 7, 2016

crude oildailygasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpricesstates

California begins 2016 with supply disruptions and higher prices January 6, 2016

CaliforniaPADD 5gasolineoil/petroleumpricesrefineriesweeklywholesale prices

Crude oil prices started 2015 relatively low, ended the year lower January 6, 2016

BrentOPECWTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

Mexican crude oil shipments to Europe and Asia are rising as U.S. imports fall December 11, 2015

EuropeMexicocrude oildailyexports/importsinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

Heating oil and propane prices are lower this winter December 10, 2015

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)dailyexports/importsheating oilliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpricespropanestatesweather

December Short-Term Energy Outlook forecasts non-OPEC production decline in 2016 December 9, 2015

BrentSTEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)WTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oilexports/importsoil/petroleumpricesweekly

New legislation affects U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve December 9, 2015

SPR (Strategic Petroleum Reserve)crude oildailyinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

Crude oil storage and capacity have increased in Cushing, Oklahoma and U.S. Gulf Coast December 3, 2015

CushingGulf of Mexicocrude oildailyinventories/stocksliquid fuelsoil/petroleumstorage

Crude oil storage capacity and inventories have increased in Cushing, Oklahoma and PADD 3 since September December 2, 2015

BrentCushingGulf CoastWTI (West Texas Intermediate)capacitycrude oiloil/petroleumpricesweekly

U.S. oil and natural gas reserves both increase in 2014 November 30, 2015

dailyliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumreservesshale

Lowest retail gasoline prices since 2008 lead to Thanksgiving trip savings across United States November 25, 2015

gasolineoil/petroleumpricesweekly

U.S. gasoline prices this Thanksgiving are the lowest in seven years November 25, 2015

dailygasolineoil/petroleumpricestransportation

Passenger travel accounts for most of world transportation energy use November 19, 2015

consumption/demanddailyexports/importsinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleumtransportation

Oil companies announce significant write-downs in third-quarter 2015 November 18, 2015

financial marketsliquid fuelsoil/petroleumreservesweekly

Record-low water levels on Rhine River are disrupting fuel shipments November 17, 2015

Europedailydistillate fueldistributionliquid fuelsoil/petroleumweather

North Dakota natural gas flaring targets challenged by rapid production growth November 13, 2015

BakkenNorth Dakotacrude oildailynatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supplystates

October Short-Term Energy Outlook lowers crude price forecast for 2016 November 12, 2015

BrentSTEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)WTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oiloil/petroleumpricesweekly

As total U.S. crude oil imports fall, Canada's import supply share rises November 12, 2015

Canadacrude oildailyexports/importsinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleumrail

High inventories in Central Atlantic weighing on distillate spot prices November 4, 2015

distillate fuelheating oilinventories/stocksoil/petroleumpricesweekly

As U.S. propane production and export capacity expand, U.S. propane exports reach more distant markets October 28, 2015

EuropeHGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)exports/importsoil/petroleumpropaneweekly

United Arab Emirates plans to increase crude oil and natural gas production October 23, 2015

CAB (Country Analysis Brief)OPECdailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

Fourth-quarter 2015 refinery outage report released October 21, 2015

dieseldistillate fuelgasolineoil/petroleumoutagesrefiningweekly

Norway's oil production increases, but new investment is declining October 16, 2015

CAB (Country Analysis Brief)Norwaydailyinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

California's gasoline imports increase 10-fold after major refinery outage October 13, 2015

Californiadailyexports/importsgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpricesrefiningstates

With increased regulation, continued decline in residual fuel oil demand is expected October 9, 2015

crude oildailyoil/petroleumrefining

Heating oil expenditures forecast to be lower this winter October 7, 2015

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)crude oildistillate fuelheating oiloil/petroleumweekly

Household heating costs are expected to be lower than previous two winters October 6, 2015

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)dailyelectricityexports/importsforecasts/projectionsheating oilnatural gasoil/petroleumpricespropanerevenuesalesweather

Hurricane Joaquin may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure October 2, 2015

dailydisruptiondistributionelectricitynatural gasoil/petroleumrefineriestransmissionweather

July petroleum data show challenges in the reporting of processed condensate exports October 1, 2015

Brazilcrude oildailyexports/importsoil/petroleum

Natural gas prices in Asia mainly linked to crude oil, but use of spot indexes increases September 29, 2015

ChinaIndiaJapanSouth Koreacrude oildailyinternationalliquid fuelsnatural gasprices

East Coast distillate fuel oil inventories higher than in recent years September 25, 2015

dailydistillate fuelheating oilinventories/stocksoil/petroleum

Sustained low oil prices could reduce exploration and production investment September 23, 2015

United Statescrude oiloil/petroleumpricesproduction/supplyweekly

U.S. Gulf of Mexico share of global active offshore rigs declines since 2000 September 22, 2015

AfricaEuropeGulf CoastMexicocrude oildailyinternationalliquid fuelsoffshoreoil/petroleumprices

U.S. propane inventories are at an all-time high September 21, 2015

HGL (hydrocarbon gas liquid)STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)dailyforecasts/projectionsinventories/stocksliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumpropane

Debt service uses a rising share of U.S. onshore oil producers’ operating cash flow September 18, 2015

dailyfinancial marketsliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpricesproduction/supply

EIA projects lower gasoline prices despite recent demand growth September 16, 2015

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)crude oilexports/importsgasolineoil/petroleumpricesweeklywholesale prices

U.S. job market and automotive sales trends support growth in gasoline use September 15, 2015

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Crude oil swaps with Mexico could provide economic and environmental benefits September 10, 2015

Eagle FordMexicocrude oildailyinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

U.S. onshore producers face challenging times September 10, 2015

United Statescrude oilfinancial marketsoil/petroleumpricesproduction/supplyweekly

Saudi Arabia maintained crude oil market share in Asia in the first half of 2015 September 9, 2015

Saudi Arabiacrude oildailyexports/importsinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleumrefining

Effects of removing crude export restrictions depend on price and resource assumptions September 2, 2015

BrentWTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oilexports/importsgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpricesrefiningweekly

Effects of removing U.S. crude export restrictions depend on price, resource assumptions September 2, 2015

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Effects of Removing Restrictions on U.S. Crude Oil Exports September 1, 2015

Congressional & other requestscrude oilexports/importsforecasts/projectionsgasolineoil/petroleumpetroleum productspipelinespricesproduction/supplyrefining

EIA improves monthly reporting of crude oil production August 31, 2015

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Reduced offshore share in U.S. oil and natural gas production lowers risk from hurricanes August 28, 2015

Gulf Coastcrude oildailyliquid fuelsnatural gasoffshoreoil/petroleumproduction/supplyweather

Recently announced crude oil swaps with Mexico likely to provide economic and environmental benefits August 26, 2015

Eagle FordMexicoSO2 (sulfur dioxide)crude oildieselemissionsexports/importsgasolineinternationaloil/petroleumrefineriesweekly

Growing global liquids inventories reflect lower crude oil prices August 24, 2015

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Major fossil fuel-producing states rely heavily on severance taxes August 21, 2015

AlaskaNorth DakotaPennsylvaniaWyomingdailyliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumstatestaxes

Unplanned refinery outage leads to higher Midwest gasoline prices August 19, 2015

MidwestPADD 2disruptiongasolineoil/petroleumpricesrefineriesweekly

EIA lowers crude oil price forecast through 2016 August 19, 2015

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)WTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oildailyforecasts/projectionsgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

Nuclear accord creates potential for additional crude oil production from Iran August 13, 2015

Irancrude oildailyinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

August Short-Term Energy Outlook lowers crude price forecast for 2015 and 2016 August 12, 2015

BrentOPECWTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oiloil/petroleumpricesproduction/supplyweekly

Rail helps make Midwest a net shipper of crude oil August 10, 2015

Midwestcrude oildailyoil/petroleumpipelinesrail

U.S. refineries are running at record-high levels August 7, 2015

crude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumrefinery capacity

Russia is world's largest producer of crude oil and lease condensate August 6, 2015

Russiacrude oildailyexports/importsliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supply

U.S. refineries run at record high throughputs August 5, 2015

crack spreadoil/petroleumrefinery capacityrefiningweekly

Algeria is reforming its laws to attract foreign investment in hydrocarbons August 4, 2015

Africadailyinternationalliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumshale

EIA reports show different aspects of U.S. oil production statistics and trends July 30, 2015

dailyliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supply

EIA reports show different aspects of U.S. oil production statistics and trends July 29, 2015

crude oiloil/petroleumproduction/supplyweekly

Average diesel retail price below gasoline price for first time in six years July 23, 2015

BrentCaliforniaconsumption/demandcrude oildailydieselexports/importsgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumtransportation

Beyond Shell-BG, oil company merger activity is down July 22, 2015

dailyfinancial marketsliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

Sales of Fossil Fuels Produced from Federal and Indian Lands, FY 2003 through FY 2014 July 17, 2015

Congressional & other requestsannualcoalcrude oilforecasts/projectionsliquid fuelsmost popularnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supplyreservesstates

California gasoline prices rise further as lengthier supply chain is strained July 15, 2015

Californiaexports/importsgasolineinventories/stocksoil/petroleumpricesspot pricesweekly

In Rocky Mountain region, increased crude production is being shipped by pipeline, rail July 15, 2015

crude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumpipelinesrailtransportation

Summer gasoline prices are lowest in years July 14, 2015

STEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)dailygasolineoil/petroleumprices

Last Monday's large percentage decline in crude oil prices was relatively rare July 13, 2015

ChinaIranWTI (West Texas Intermediate)dailyinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

EIA’s estimates for state crude oil production account for incomplete, lagged data July 10, 2015

Texascrude oildailyliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supply

Net petroleum product exports continue to increase July 8, 2015

dailyexports/importsliquid fuelsoil/petroleumrefining

Fossil fuels have made up at least 80% of U.S. fuel mix since 1900 July 2, 2015

United Statescoalconsumption/demanddailyelectricityexports/importshydroelectricliquid fuelsnatural gasnuclearoil/petroleumrenewableswood

EIA celebrates 20 years on the Internet June 30, 2015

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Argentina and China lead shale development outside North America in first-half 2015 June 26, 2015

ChinaMexicodailyinternationalliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supplyshale

U.S. refinery capacity reaches 18 million barrels per day June 24, 2015

oil/petroleumrefinery capacityrefiningweekly

Under sanctions, Iran’s crude oil exports have nearly halved in three years June 24, 2015

CAB (Country Analysis Brief)Irancrude oildailyexports/importsinternationalliquid fuels

Oil and natural gas production job declines tend to lag oil price declines June 23, 2015

dailyliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumproduction/supplyrefining

U.S. crude oil production growth helps reduce Gulf Coast imports June 22, 2015

Gulf Coastcrude oildailyexports/importsliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

Oilfield costs fall following decline in oil prices June 18, 2015

dailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumprices

Refiner margins unable to fully offset low upstream earnings for integrated oil companies June 17, 2015

crack spreadcrude oildailydistillate fuelfinancial marketsgasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleumrefining

EIA's mapping system highlights energy infrastructure across the United States June 16, 2015

crude oildailyelectricityinventories/stocksliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumstatesstorage

Oil exploration in the U.S. Arctic continues despite current price environment June 12, 2015

Alaskacrude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumresources

June Short-Term Energy Outlook reduces crude oil price forecast based on supply June 10, 2015

BrentSTEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)WTI (West Texas Intermediate)crude oiloil/petroleumpricesweekly

Crude by rail provides the West Coast with supply as regional crude oil production falls June 9, 2015

Californiacrude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumrailtransportation

New data series show more detail for crude oil stocks, storage by region June 8, 2015

Cushingcrude oildailyliquid fuelsoil/petroleumstorage

Increases in U.S. crude oil production are predominantly light, sweet crude June 4, 2015

crude oildailyforecasts/projectionsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

EIA projects 56% of crude oil production growth between 2014 and 2020 will consist of light sweet grades June 3, 2015

AEO (Annual Energy Outlook)AEO2015crude oilliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supplyweekly

Crude oil adjustment balances independently developed supply and disposition components June 2, 2015

crude oildailyexports/importsliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

U.S. Crude Oil Production to 2025: Updated Projection of Crude Types May 28, 2015

AEO (Annual Energy Outlook)Congressional & other requestscrude oilforecasts/projectionsoil/petroleumproduction/supplyreserves

U.S. retail gasoline prices lowest since 2009 heading into Memorial Day weekend May 22, 2015

BrentCaliforniaSTEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)dailyforecasts/projectionsgasolineoil/petroleumpricesstates

EIA launches redesigned International Energy Portal May 21, 2015

coalinternationalnatural gasrenewablesweekly

Low crude oil prices, increased gasoline demand lead to high refiner margins May 20, 2015

crack spreadcrude oildailygasolineliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

EIA launches redesigned International Energy Portal May 19, 2015

coaldailyinternationalliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumrenewables

Nonpetroleum share of transportation energy at highest level since 1954 May 18, 2015

alternative fuelsbiofuelsbiomasscoalconsumption/demanddailyelectricityexports/importsliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumtransportation

EIA updates crude oil price forecast for 2015 and 2016 May 13, 2015

BrentSTEO (Short-Term Energy Outlook)WTI (West Texas Intermediate)drillingexports/importsoil/petroleumproduction/supplyweekly

Corn ethanol yields continue to improve May 13, 2015

alternative fuelsbiofuelsdailyethanolliquid fuelsproduction/supplyrenewables

Implications of higher domestic crude production for U.S. refining May 7, 2015

crude oildailyexports/importsliquid fuelsoil/petroleumproduction/supply

EIA releases study on Implications of Increasing Light Tight Oil Production for U.S. Refining May 6, 2015

crude oilexports/importsoil/petroleumrefiningtight oilweekly

Implications of Increasing Light Tight Oil Production for U.S. Refining May 5, 2015

Congressional & other requestsforecasts/projectionsoil/petroleumproduction/supplyrefiningtight oil

Natural gas, renewables projected to provide larger shares of electricity generation May 4, 2015

coaldailyelectricityexports/importsliquid fuelsnatural gasnuclearoil/petroleumrenewables

Alaska residents are paid a unique yearly dividend from state’s permanent fund May 1, 2015

Alaskadailyliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumstates

Energy resource permanent funds vary by purpose and state April 30, 2015

AlaskaLouisianaNorth DakotaWyomingcoalcrude oildailynatural gasstatestaxes

Assessing 2014 oil and gas company financials April 29, 2015

financial marketsoil/petroleumpricesweekly

Year in Review: Crude Oil Prices 2014 April 28, 2015

BrentOPECcrude oilfinancial marketsfuturesnon-OPECoil/petroleumpricesproduction/supply

Projections show U.S. becoming a net exporter of natural gas April 28, 2015

dailyexports/importsnatural gas

EIA report highlights top 100 U.S. oil and natural gas fields April 24, 2015

crude oildailyliquid fuelsnatural gasoil/petroleumreservesstates

EIA's Drilling Productivity Report predicts May tight oil production below April's level April 23, 2015

BakkenEagle Fordcrude oildrillingoil/petroleumproduction/supplyrig counttight oilweekly

Oil trade off Yemen coast grew by 20% to 4.7 million barrels per day in 2014 April 23, 2015

CAB (Country Analysis Brief)crude oildailyinternationalliquid fuelsoil/petroleum

Increasing domestic production of crude oil reduces net petroleum imports April 21, 2015

crude oildailyexports/importsforecasts/projectionsliquid fuelsproduction/supply