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Uranium Marketing Annual Report

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Table 12. Maximum anticipated uranium market requirements of owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors, 2019–2028, at end of 2018
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
Year Maximum under purchase contracts Unfilled market requirements Maximum anticipated market requirements Enrichment feed deliveries
2018 40,471 1,984 42,455 42,361
2019 33,803 4,358 38,160 43,565
2020 28,930 6,036 34,965 42,371
2021 20,355 10,518 30,873 43,034
2022 17,379 17,863 35,242 41,999
2023 14,363 25,004 39,367 39,759
2024 10,462 27,215 37,677 38,012
2025 3,973 33,359 37,331 39,605
2026 3,612 36,226 39,837 39,248
2027 1,311 38,498 39,808 37,354
Total 174,657 201,060 375,717 407,308
Note: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-858, Uranium Marketing Annual Survey (2018)