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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 1. Uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by supplier and delivery year, 2012–2017
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent, dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Deliveries 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Purchased from U.S. producers
Purchases of U.S.-origin and foreign-origin uranium W W W 1,455 2,169 1,762
Weighted-average price W W W 52.35 48.86 48.77
Purchased from U.S. brokers and traders
Purchases of U.S.-origin and foreign-origin uranium 11,545 12,835 17,111 13,852 7,862 4,548
Weighted-average price 54.44 50.44 42.90 44.67 50.56 41.80
Purchased from other owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors
Purchases 0 0 0 W W W
Weighted-average price -- -- -- W W W
Purchased from other U.S. suppliers
Purchases of U.S.-origin and foreign-origin uranium W W W W W W
Weighted-average price W W W W W W
Purchased from foreign suppliers
Purchases of U.S.-origin and foreign-origin uranium 37,624 37,405 34,404 38,184 39,469 34,384
Weighted-average price 54.40 51.93 47.62 44.66 44.85 41.16
Total purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors
Purchases of U.S.-origin and foreign-origin uranium 57,520 57,403 53,349 56,524 50,595 43,033
Weighted-average price 54.99 51.99 46.16 44.13 42.43 38.80
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
-- = Not applicable.
Notes: Other U.S. Suppliers are U.S. converters, enrichers, and fabricators.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Weighted-average prices are not adjusted for inflation.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-858 Uranium Marketing Annual Survey (2012–2017).