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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

With Data for 2016  |  Release Date:  June 19, 2017  |  Next Release Date: June 2018 | full report

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Table 18. Uranium in fuel assemblies loaded into U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by year, 2012-16
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
Origin of uranium 2012 2013 2014 2015 P2016
Domestic-origin uranium 4,825 3,643 3,251 4,050 3,204
Foreign-origin uranium 44,657 44,657 39,000 47,281 39,291
Total 49,483 49,483 42,642 50,532 42,495

P = Preliminary data. Final 2015 fuel assembly data reported in the 2016 survey.
Notes: Includes only unirradiated uranium in new fuel assemblies loaded into reactors during the year. Does not include uranium removed from reactors that subsequently will be reloaded. Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-858 "Uranium Marketing Annual Survey" (2013-16).