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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

With Data for 2017  |  Release Date:  May 31, 2018  |  Next Release Date: May 2019 | full report

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Table S1a. Uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors, 1994–2017
million pounds U3O8 equivalent
Delivery year Total purchased Purchased from U.S. producers Purchased from U.S. brokers and traders Purchased from other owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors, other U.S. suppliers, (and U.S. government for 2007)[1] Purchased from foreign suppliers U.S.-origin uranium Foreign-origin uranium Spot contracts[2] Short, medium, and long-term contracts[3]
1994 38.3 5.4 15.3 1.1 16.5 7.7 30.6 8.5 29.8
1995 43.4 5.3 16.2 0.6 21.4 5.2 38.2 13.6 29.8
1996 47.3 5.8 13.3 1.9 26.4 8.3 39.0 9.1 38.3
1997 42.0 5.7 9.9 3.0 23.4 8.1 33.9 5.5 36.5
1998 42.7 6.5 10.5 4.5 21.3 7.2 35.6 7.8 34.9
1999 47.9 5.2 10.4 5.6 26.8 11.4 36.5 8.0 40.0
2000 51.8 3.6 9.1 8.8 30.4 13.3 38.6 10.4 39.1
2001 55.4 2.3 11.7 11.4 30.0 13.2 42.2 14.4 40.0
2002 52.7 1.5 13.4 5.7 32.2 6.2 46.5 8.6 41.4
2003 56.6 0.6 10.5 8.3 37.2 10.2 46.4 8.2 46.7
2004 64.1 0 13.2 12.2 38.7 12.3 51.8 9.2 53.3
2005 65.7 W 10.4 W 39.4 11.0 54.7 6.9 58.8
2006 66.5 0 13.9 12.6 40.0 10.8 55.7 6.3 59.4
2007 51.0 0 9.8 7.6 33.5 4.0 47.0 6.6 43.7
2008 53.4 0.6 9.4 6.3 37.2 7.7 45.6 8.7 42.8
2009 49.8 W 11.1 W 36.8 7.1 42.8 8.1 41.0
2010 46.6 0.4 11.7 1.9 32.6 3.7 42.9 8.2 37.9
2011 54.8 0.6 14.8 1.1 38.4 5.2 49.6 12.0 42.3
2012 57.5 W 11.5 W 37.6 9.8 47.7 8.1 48.9
2013 57.4 W 12.8 W 37.4 9.5 47.9 11.3 46.1
2014 53.3 W 17.1 W 34.4 3.3 50.0 14.5 38.8
2015 56.5 W 13.9 W 38.2 3.4 53.1 11.3 43.2
2016 50.6 W 7.9 W 39.5 5.4 45.2 10.6 37.0
2017 43.0 W 4.5 W 34.4 2.9 40.1 6.2 36.6
- - = Not applicable. W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. NA = Not available.
1. Includes purchases between owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors along with purchases from other U.S. suppliers which are U.S. converters, enrichers, and fabricators.
2. Spot Contract: A one-time delivery (usually) of the entire contract to occur within one year of contract execution (signed date).
3. Short, Medium, and Long-Term Contracts: One or more deliveries to occur after a year following contract execution (signed date).
Notes: Other U.S. Suppliers are U.S. converters, enrichers, and fabricators. Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration: 1994–2002 Uranium Industry Annual, Tables 10, 11 and 16. 2003–2017 Form EIA-858 Uranium Marketing Annual Survey.