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September 17, 2019

Notice: EIA is closely monitoring the developments related to the oil supply disruption in Saudi Arabia and the effects the disruption may have on oil markets. EIA’s analysis will be available in the Short-Term Energy Outlook published on October 8.

Because gasoline and diesel taxes and retail distribution costs are generally stable, movements in U.S. gasoline and diesel prices are primarily the result of changes in crude oil prices and wholesale margins. Generally, each dollar per barrel of sustained price change in crude oil translates to an average change of about 2.4 cents/gal in petroleum product prices.

EIA has several resources that provide additional information about what drives crude oil and product prices. In addition, EIA publishes a weekly dataset of retail prices by Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts (PADD), select states, and select cities. These data include what factors are contributing to the overall prices.


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EIA's current view of the global oil market pdf
Subject:EIA, forecasts, energy markets
Presented by:Linda Capuano, Administrator
Presented to: U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Washington, DC—October 17, 2019
Overview of the energy landscape pdf
Subject:EIA, forecasts, energy markets
Presented by:Linda Capuano, Administrator
Presented to: Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee
Washington, DC—February 7, 2019
Summary of AEO 2019 findings pdf
Subject:EIA, forecasts, energy markets
Presented by:Linda Capuano, Administrator
Presented to: U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Washington, DC—February 5, 2019

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International Energy Outlook 2019 (IEO2019) pdf ppt
Subject:U.S. Energy Information Administration, forecasts
Presented by:Dr. Linda Capuano, Administrator
Presented to: Center for Strategic and International Studies
Washington, DC—September 24, 2019
U.S. natural gas outlook pdf
Subject:U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. natural gas outlook
Presented by:Stephen Nalley, Deputy Administrator
Presented to: National Conference of State Legislatures
Chicago, IL—August 28, 2019
EIA's Innovative Data Products pdf
Subject:U.S. Energy Information Administration
Presented by:Dr. Linda Capuano, Administrator
Presented to: National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
Washington, DC—February 11, 2019
Annual Energy Outlook 2019 pdf
Subject:U.S. Energy Information Administration, forecasts
Presented by:Dr. Linda Capuano, Administrator
Presented to: Bipartisan Policy Center
Washington, DC—January 24, 2019

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Global energy consumption driven by more electricity in residential, commercial buildings

buildings delivered energy consumption by energy source
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Outlook 2019

Energy used in the buildings sector—which includes residential and commercial structures—accounted for 20% of global delivered energy consumption in 2018. In its International Energy Outlook 2019 (IEO2019) Reference case, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that global energy consumption in buildings will grow by 1.3% per year on average from 2018 to 2050. In countries that are not part of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (non-OECD countries), EIA projects that energy consumed in buildings will grow by more than 2% per year, or about five times the rate of OECD countries.

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