Today in Energy

map

July 20, 2017

Mexico conducts its first natural gas pipeline capacity open season


July 10, 2017

Florida’s Sabal Trail pipeline and associated natural gas pipeline projects begin service


May 4, 2017

Utility-scale solar has grown rapidly over the past five years


May 2, 2017

Wind turbines provide 8% of U.S. generating capacity, more than any other renewable source


April 27, 2017

Most U.S. nuclear power plants were built between 1970 and 1990


April 26, 2017

Permian Basin oil production and resource assessments continue to increase


April 24, 2017

More than half of utility-scale solar photovoltaic systems track the sun through the day


April 20, 2017

Natural gas generators make up the largest share of overall U.S. generation capacity


March 27, 2017

Growing global liquefied natural gas trade could support market hub development in Asia


March 23, 2017

Brazil has the third-largest electricity sector in the Americas


March 22, 2017

Record precipitation, snowpack in California expected to increase hydro generation in 2017


March 15, 2017

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


March 13, 2017

Hydroelectric generators are among the United States’ oldest power plants


March 10, 2017

Another type of crude oil to be included in calculation of the Brent price benchmark


February 24, 2017

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


February 10, 2017

Argentina seeking increased natural gas production from shale resources to reduce imports


February 2, 2017

New EIA data series track shipments of hydrocarbon gas liquids by rail


December 15, 2016

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


December 14, 2016

New EIA survey collects data on production and sales of wood pellets


December 8, 2016

EIA adds population density layers to U.S. Energy Mapping System


December 6, 2016

New England natural gas pipeline capacity increases for the first time since 2010


December 2, 2016

Federal leasing for offshore wind grows as first U.S. offshore wind farm comes online


December 1, 2016

New U.S. border-crossing pipelines bring shale gas to more regions in Mexico


November 23, 2016

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


November 22, 2016

New infrastructure aims to increase takeaway capacity of natural gas from Utica region


November 17, 2016

Residential heating oil and propane prices at levels similar to last winter’s low prices


November 8, 2016

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


November 3, 2016

Major gasoline pipeline in Southeast disrupted for second time in two months


October 26, 2016

Wind generation share exceeded 10% in 11 states in 2015


October 7, 2016

Hurricane Matthew may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure


September 30, 2016

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


September 29, 2016

United States exports distillate from the Gulf Coast while importing it on the East Coast


September 27, 2016

Recent increases in global nuclear capacity led by Asia


September 23, 2016

Hydrocarbon production in the Utica play increasingly targets natural gas-rich areas


September 21, 2016

Pipeline shutdown disrupts gasoline supply in the Southeast


August 18, 2016

Crude oil disruptions in Nigeria increase as a result of militant attacks


July 20, 2016

U.S. electric system is made up of interconnections and balancing authorities


July 15, 2016

Several nonpowered dams along the Ohio River to be converted to hydroelectric dams in 2016


July 5, 2016

Mexico electricity market reforms attempt to reduce costs and develop new capacity


June 23, 2016

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


June 8, 2016

Fires near Fort McMurray are reducing Canada’s oil sands production


May 27, 2016

U.S. retail gasoline prices lowest since 2009 ahead of Memorial Day weekend


May 25, 2016

Southern states lead growth in biomass electricity generation


May 20, 2016

Hydropower conditions improve as West Coast drought eases


May 19, 2016

Many natural gas-fired power plants under construction are near major shale plays


May 2, 2016

EIA produces new maps of the Utica Shale play


April 27, 2016

Logistical challenges result in ship-to-ship transfers of U.S. propane exports


April 25, 2016

Strong El Niño helps reduce U.S. winter heating demand and fuel prices


April 21, 2016

Wind generation growth slowed in 2015 as wind speeds declined in key regions


April 8, 2016

Waste-to-energy electricity generation concentrated in Florida and Northeast


March 31, 2016

Australia's Gorgon, one of the world's largest LNG terminals, ships first cargo


March 4, 2016

Growth in domestic natural gas production leads to development of LNG export terminals


March 1, 2016

Solar, natural gas, wind make up most 2016 generation additions


January 29, 2016

Winter storm knocks out power for more than a million customers


January 22, 2016

Upcoming winter storm may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure


December 17, 2015

Utility-scale solar in South Atlantic region dominated by North Carolina, Georgia


December 15, 2015

New database provides monthly inventory and status of U.S. electric generating plants


December 14, 2015

Four countries added to global shale oil and natural gas resource assessment


December 8, 2015

Updated EIA survey provides data on spent nuclear fuel in the United States


November 30, 2015

U.S. oil and natural gas reserves both increase in 2014


November 25, 2015

U.S. gasoline prices this Thanksgiving are the lowest in seven years


November 17, 2015

Record-low water levels on Rhine River are disrupting fuel shipments


November 16, 2015

New classifications of natural gas storage regions will begin November 19


October 23, 2015

United Arab Emirates plans to increase crude oil and natural gas production


October 14, 2015

Natural gas pipelines under construction will move gas from Azerbaijan to southern Europe


October 13, 2015

California’s gasoline imports increase 10-fold after major refinery outage


October 6, 2015

Household heating costs are expected to be lower than previous two winters


October 2, 2015

Hurricane Joaquin may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure


September 30, 2015

Shale gas development in China aided by government investment and decreasing well cost


August 25, 2015

India’s coal industry in flux as government sets ambitious coal production targets


August 14, 2015

First offshore wind farm in the United States begins construction


August 4, 2015

Algeria is reforming its laws to attract foreign investment in hydrocarbons


July 29, 2015

New methanol and fertilizer plants to increase already-growing industrial natural gas use


July 27, 2015

Natural gas salt-facility storage serves special gas market needs


July 8, 2015

Net petroleum product exports continue to increase


July 1, 2015

EIA expands geographic coverage of natural gas production with new data for 10 states


June 26, 2015

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


June 19, 2015

Europe aims for wider electricity market coordination


June 16, 2015

EIA’s mapping system highlights energy infrastructure across the United States


June 12, 2015

Oil exploration in the U.S. Arctic continues despite current price environment


June 9, 2015

Crude by rail provides the West Coast with supply as regional crude oil production falls


May 22, 2015

U.S. retail gasoline prices lowest since 2009 heading into Memorial Day weekend


April 24, 2015

EIA report highlights top 100 U.S. oil and natural gas fields


April 23, 2015

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


April 17, 2015

New maps highlight geologic characteristics of U.S. tight oil, shale plays


April 9, 2015

California’s continued drought, reduced snowpack mean lower hydropower output


April 1, 2015

Updated geologic maps provide greater detail for Marcellus formation


March 31, 2015

New EIA monthly data track crude oil movements by rail


March 27, 2015

Without the Cochin pipeline, western Canadian propane seeks new outlets


March 10, 2015

Scheduled 2015 capacity additions mostly wind and natural gas; retirements mostly coal


March 6, 2015

Supply shortages lead to rolling power outages in the Philippines


February 27, 2015

Petroleum refinery outage in California highlights markets’ quick price reaction


February 19, 2015

Wind generates more than 10% of Texas electricity in 2014


January 29, 2015

Growing U.S. HGL production spurs petrochemical industry investment


January 22, 2015

Northern Maine considers options to gain direct access to New England electric grid


January 21, 2015

EIA updates Eagle Ford maps to provide greater geologic detail


January 15, 2015

Regional refinery trends evolve to accommodate increased domestic crude oil production


January 12, 2015

Wholesale power prices increase across the country in 2014


December 18, 2014

Wind power capacity additions expected to increase in last quarter of 2014


December 11, 2014

Several states are adding or increasing incentives for electric vehicle charging stations


December 10, 2014

California leads the nation in the adoption of electric vehicles


December 5, 2014

U.S. oil reserves continue rising, surpass 36 billion barrels for first time since 1975


December 4, 2014

U.S. natural gas reserves increase 10% in 2013 to reach a record 354 Tcf


December 3, 2014

Number of natural gas customers participating in customer choice programs is increasing


December 1, 2014

World oil transit chokepoints critical to global energy security


November 26, 2014

U.S. gasoline prices this Thanksgiving are the lowest since 2009


November 17, 2014

Crude oil and lease condensate production at highest volume since 1986


November 13, 2014

Rail shipments of oil and petroleum products through October up 13% over year-ago period


October 29, 2014

Nuclear Regulatory Commission resumes license renewals for nuclear power plants


October 7, 2014

Less severe weather means lower expected household heating bills this winter


October 3, 2014

U.S. coal exports fall on lower European demand, increased global supply


September 30, 2014

California’s subhourly wholesale electricity market opens to systems outside its footprint


September 23, 2014

Higher Permian production, constrained infrastructure increase spread between WTI oil hubs


September 22, 2014

European nations are increasing electricity generation using no-carbon sources


September 15, 2014

New petroleum technology revitalizes Powder River Basin oil production


September 8, 2014

Geothermal resources used to produce renewable electricity in western states


September 4, 2014

Four states supply domestic uranium concentrate in 2013


August 29, 2014

U.S. retail gasoline prices fall as Labor Day approaches


August 20, 2014

Russia-China deal will supply Siberian natural gas to China’s northern, eastern provinces


August 18, 2014

Natural gas serves a small, but growing, portion of China’s total energy demand


August 13, 2014

Steam coal imports remain down sharply from historic high in 2007


August 4, 2014

Bakken fuels North Dakota’s oil production growth


July 31, 2014

Nonhydro renewables now routinely surpass hydropower generation


July 9, 2014

Six formations are responsible for surge in Permian Basin crude oil production


July 7, 2014

Production of fossil fuels from federal and Indian lands fell in 2013


July 2, 2014

A perspective on U.S. gasoline prices heading into Fourth of July weekend


June 30, 2014

2014 U.S. petroleum refinery update: capacity edges up, ownership shifts


June 27, 2014

The Columbia River Basin provides more than 40% of total U.S. hydroelectric generation


June 24, 2014

Fewer wind curtailments and negative power prices seen in Texas after major grid expansion


June 20, 2014

NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment highlights regional electricity capacity margins


June 18, 2014

First westbound natural gas flows begin on Rockies Express Pipeline


June 17, 2014

Hydropower supplies more than three-quarters of Brazil’s electric power


June 10, 2014

Crude-by-rail transportation provides Bakken Shale production access to major markets


May 29, 2014

Mexico's energy ministry projects rapid near-term growth of natural gas imports from U.S.


May 23, 2014

Average retail gasoline price is $3.67 per gallon heading into Memorial Day weekend


May 16, 2014

Norway supplies more than 20% of Europe’s natural gas needs


May 12, 2014

Many industrial electricity customers are farmers


April 22, 2014

U.S. petroleum product exports increase in 2013


April 18, 2014

Eleven states generated electricity from nonhydro renewables at double U.S. average


April 15, 2014

Twelve states produced 80% of U.S. wind power in 2013


April 11, 2014

Lower prices pull down natural gas reserves in 2012


April 10, 2014

Crude oil reserves at start of 2013 reach highest level since 1976


April 1, 2014

Florida gasoline supply sources and prices reflect broader market shifts


March 20, 2014

Planned coal-fired power plant retirements continue to increase


March 14, 2014

16% of natural gas consumed in Europe flows through Ukraine


March 10, 2014

Indonesia’s share of global LNG supply declines due to global and domestic demand growth


March 7, 2014

E85 fueling station availability is increasing


March 6, 2014

EIA now delivers coal data through new interactive browser


February 10, 2014

Eagle Ford production increasingly targets oil-rich areas


February 7, 2014

Reduced water supply forecast affects hydropower outlook in Pacific Northwest


February 6, 2014

Current drought reduces hydro generation forecast for California


January 30, 2014

Americas are an important market for liquid fuels and natural gas trade


January 28, 2014

Most homes have central thermostats on heating and cooling equipment


January 24, 2014

EIA now providing more detail on electric capacity additions and retirements


January 23, 2014

Midwest propane markets tighten further on cold weather


January 7, 2014

New England and New York have largest natural gas price increases in 2013


January 2, 2014

Shale oil and shale gas resources are globally abundant


December 19, 2013

State Energy Profiles enhanced and renewables sections added


December 18, 2013

Petroleum's share of Florida's electric generation mix dwindles as natural gas grows


December 11, 2013

Existing resource base and policy decisions provide the West with electric fuel diversity


December 2, 2013

Renewable electricity production grows in Texas


November 27, 2013

Gasoline prices this Thanksgiving lower than a year ago


November 14, 2013

2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains


November 13, 2013

Recent production growth from presalt resources increases Brazil’s total crude output


November 8, 2013

The mix of fuels used for electricity generation in the United States is changing


November 6, 2013

River disruptions and strikes lower U.S. petroleum product exports to Northwest Europe


November 1, 2013

Enhanced oil recovery techniques helped Oman reverse recent production declines


October 31, 2013

EIA's new map layers provide more detailed information on petroleum infrastructure


October 30, 2013

Marcellus natural gas pipeline projects to primarily benefit New York and New Jersey


October 23, 2013

North America leads the world in production of shale gas


October 22, 2013

Highlights of new Drilling Productivity Report


October 21, 2013

EIA to release new Drilling Productivity Report


October 17, 2013

Global nuclear generation capacity totaled more than 370 gigawatts in 2012


October 8, 2013

Heating costs for most households are forecast to rise from last winter’s level


September 18, 2013

Kazakhstan consortium achieves first oil production from Kashagan field


September 12, 2013

Caspian countries are developing new oil and natural gas export capacity


September 11, 2013

Oil and natural gas production is growing in Caspian Sea region


September 6, 2013

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant closure in 2014 will challenge New England energy markets


August 30, 2013

At end of summer driving season, gasoline prices are lower than past two years


August 29, 2013

Summer maintenance affects North Sea crude oil production and prices


August 26, 2013

World petroleum use sets record high in 2012 despite declines in North America and Europe


August 23, 2013

West Virginia, southwest Pennsylvania form an integrated natural gas production region


August 20, 2013

Eastern Mediterranean natural gas exploration focused on the Levant Basin


August 12, 2013

Production of fossil fuel from federal and Indian lands fell in 2012


August 7, 2013

Wyoming dominates sales of coal produced from federal and Indian lands


August 2, 2013

Suez Canal, Sumed Pipeline are key parts of Egypt’s role in international energy markets


August 1, 2013

Proved reserves of crude oil and natural gas in the United States up sharply in 2011


July 24, 2013

Natural gas storage working capacity grows 2% in 2012


July 23, 2013

Wholesale electricity prices rose across the United States


July 22, 2013

U.S. natural gas spot prices increased during first-half 2013


July 11, 2013

New EIA inventory tracks state energy efficiency programs


July 9, 2013

EIA releases energy infrastructure map with real-time storm information


July 8, 2013

Pumped storage provides grid reliability even with net generation loss


July 2, 2013

Lower power prices and high repair costs drive nuclear retirements


June 25, 2013

Average U.S. residential summer 2013 electric bill expected to be lowest in four years


June 19, 2013

U.S. coal exports set monthly record


June 10, 2013

Shale oil and shale gas resources are globally abundant


June 7, 2013

New generators help California meet summer challenges to electric reliability


June 6, 2013

Electricity reliability report released; Texas and California raise concerns for summer


May 24, 2013

Gasoline prices rise in the Midwest as the summer driving season approaches


May 17, 2013

Mexico Week: U.S.-Mexico electricity trade is small, with tight regional focus


May 14, 2013

Mexico Week: Lower Mexican oil production contributes to lower crude oil exports to U.S.


May 7, 2013

President’s proposed budget calls for strategic review of government’s role in TVA


May 1, 2013

State gasoline taxes average 23.5 cents per gallon but vary widely


April 29, 2013

Date of switch to summer-grade gasoline approaches


April 4, 2013

The South China Sea is an important world energy trade route


April 3, 2013

Contested areas of South China Sea likely have few conventional oil and gas resources


April 1, 2013

India’s economic growth is driving its energy consumption


March 26, 2013

Extended nuclear plant outages raise Southern California wholesale power prices


March 25, 2013

Over half of U.S. natural gas pipeline projects in 2012 were in the Northeast


March 18, 2013

North Dakota oil production reaches new high in 2012, transported by trucks and railroads


March 13, 2013

U.S. natural gas exports to Mexico reach record high in 2012


March 12, 2013

Syrian unrest threatens potential role as an energy transit country


February 22, 2013

California hydro forecast declines on dry weather


February 21, 2013

Dry January lowers the Pacific Northwest water supply forecast for April through September


January 17, 2013

EIA publishes historical data series on natural gas storage in salt caverns


January 9, 2013

2012 Brief: Average wholesale electricity prices down compared to last year


November 27, 2012

Canada Week: Integrated electric grid improves reliability for United States, Canada


November 15, 2012

Europe and Asia are the leading destinations for U.S. coal exports in 2012


November 14, 2012

San Onofre nuclear outage contributes to Southern California’s changing generation profile


November 5, 2012

EIA initiates daily gasoline availability survey for metropolitan New York


November 1, 2012

Smart meter deployments continue to rise


October 10, 2012

U.S. households forecast to use more heating fuels this winter compared with last winter


October 3, 2012

Key New England natural gas pipeline reflects seasonal flow changes


September 19, 2012

Trading Point: Central Appalachian (CAPP) is the nation's benchmark price for eastern coal


September 17, 2012

Municipal solid waste plants convert garbage to electricity


September 13, 2012

EIA survey shows Gulf Coast plants recovering from hurricane outages


September 12, 2012

Working natural gas storage capacity grows 3% year-over-year


September 6, 2012

NRG-GenOn acquisition plan would create the largest independent power producer


September 5, 2012

Strait of Hormuz is chokepoint for 20% of world’s oil


September 4, 2012

Electric grid operators monitoring drought conditions


August 30, 2012

Drought has significant effect on corn crop condition, projected ethanol production


August 29, 2012

Hurricane Isaac affects U.S. Gulf Coast energy infrastructure


August 28, 2012

Worst drought in decades could affect U.S. energy markets


August 22, 2012

Merger of Progress Energy and Duke Energy created largest U.S. electric utility


July 27, 2012

27 gigawatts of coal-fired capacity to retire over next five years


July 24, 2012

Marcellus natural gas production gains affect spreads between trading points


July 19, 2012

Much of the country’s refinery capacity is concentrated along the Gulf Coast


July 17, 2012

Uprates can increase U.S. nuclear capacity substantially without building new reactors


July 12, 2012

Eastern electric systems tested during first summer 2012 heat wave


July 11, 2012

New transmission project will help California meet summer electric demand


July 3, 2012

New pipeline project could lower natural gas transportation costs to New York City


June 21, 2012

North American spot crude oil benchmarks likely diverging due to bottlenecks


June 14, 2012

California's electric power market faces challenges heading into summer


June 1, 2012

Reserve electric generating capacity helps keep the lights on


May 14, 2012

State electric retail choice programs are popular with commercial and industrial customers


May 11, 2012

EIA provides new information on planned natural gas pipelines and storage facilities


May 9, 2012

Policies for compensating behind-the-meter generation vary by State


May 3, 2012

Renewable utility-scale electricity production differs by fuel among states


April 30, 2012

Access to alternative transportation fuel stations varies across the lower 48 states


April 24, 2012

Project sponsors are seeking Federal approval to export domestic natural gas


April 11, 2012

State-level retail gasoline taxes vary significantly


April 2, 2012

Daily natural gas and power price differences in Mid-Atlantic region reflect constraints


March 30, 2012

New technology can improve electric power system efficiency and reliability


March 5, 2012

Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves construction of first nuclear units in 30 years


February 22, 2012

Pacific Northwest water supply forecast to be near or below normal for 2012


February 14, 2012

Retail gasoline prices in the Rocky Mountains fall as U.S. average prices rise


February 13, 2012

U.S. coal production rises slightly in 2011 amid lower domestic demand and higher exports


February 7, 2012

PADD regions enable regional analysis of petroleum product supply and movements


February 3, 2012

Most states have Renewable Portfolio Standards


February 1, 2012

Natural gas spot prices near 10-year lows amid warm weather and robust supplies


January 30, 2012

DOE provides detailed offshore wind resource maps


January 20, 2012

Arctic oil and natural gas resources


January 19, 2012

DOE provides detailed onshore wind resource map


January 13, 2012

2011 Brief: U.S. average gasoline and diesel prices over $3 per gallon throughout 2011


January 11, 2012

2011 Brief: Wholesale electricity prices mostly lower in 2011


January 10, 2012

2011 Brief: Henry Hub natural gas spot prices fell about 9% in 2011


January 5, 2012

Current natural gas forward prices signal rising—but still low—prices in 2012


January 4, 2012

The Strait of Hormuz is the world's most important oil transit chokepoint


December 21, 2011

Coal plants without scrubbers account for a majority of U.S. SO2 emissions


December 19, 2011

A quarter of California's electricity comes from outside the state


December 16, 2011

Gas use for power generation leads increase in natural gas use in 2010


December 15, 2011

Market changes contribute to growing Marcellus area spot natural gas trading


December 12, 2011

Electricity tends to flow south in North America


November 29, 2011

Proposed KMI and El Paso merger would create largest U.S. natural gas pipeline company


October 21, 2011

Flattening of per-capita residential energy consumption reflects multiple factors


October 20, 2011

Libya resumes natural gas exports to Italy


September 15, 2011

U.S. natural gas processing capacity expands rapidly


September 9, 2011

Texas Heat Wave, August 2011: Nature and Effects of an Electricity Supply Shortage


August 2, 2011

Wind generating capacity is distributed unevenly across the United States


July 29, 2011

Japanese power companies using more LNG to generate electricity


July 28, 2011

Ruby natural gas pipeline begins service today (July 28, 2011)


July 26, 2011

Working natural gas inventories below last year's level at midpoint of injection season


June 10, 2011

Hydroelectric power resources form regional clusters


May 31, 2011

Coal stocks at power plants are likely sufficient despite river flooding


May 4, 2011

State programs encourage energy efficiency programs by adjusting utilities' cost recovery


April 21, 2011

Vehicle use varies across U.S. regions


April 19, 2011

Residential energy survey provides greater detail on many more States


April 5, 2011

Shale gas is a global phenomenon


April 4, 2011

About 60% of the U.S. electric power supply is managed by RTOs


March 28, 2011

Liquid fuels production in Middle Eastern and North African countries


March 7, 2011

Libyan supply disruption may have both direct and indirect effects


March 4, 2011

Average wholesale electric power prices rose in 2010


March 3, 2011

Average wholesale spot natural gas prices rose across the country in 2010


March 2, 2011

Maritime chokepoints critical to petroleum markets


View Archive ›