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Table 6b. Uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors ranked by price and distributed by purchaser, 2016–2018 deliveries
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
Deliveries in 2016 Deliveries in 2017 Deliveries in 2018
Distribution of purchasers Number of purchasers Quantity with reported price Weighted-average price Number of purchasers Quantity with reported price Weighted-average price Number of purchasers Quantity with reported price Weighted-average price
First 7 9,736 34.43 7 17,802 31.75 7 5,654 25.84
Second 7 7,195 39.70 7 8,596 37.07 7 15,493 35.01
Third 7 20,508 42.87 7 10,669 40.18 7 10,507 41.81
Fourth 6 10,212 51.10 6 5,680 60.91 7 8,226 51.04
Total 27 47,650 42.43 27 42,747 38.80 28 39,881 38.81
Notes: 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 (2016–2018)