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Table 8. U.S. uranium expenditures, 2005–18
million dollars
Year Drilling[1] Production[2] Land and other[3] Total expenditures
Total land and other Land Exploration Reclamation
2005 18.1 58.2 59.7 NA NA NA 136.0
2006 40.1 65.9 115.2 41.0 23.3 50.9 221.2
2007 67.5 90.4 178.2 77.7 50.3 50.2 336.2
2008 81.9 221.2 164.4 65.2 50.2 49.1 467.6
2009 35.4 141.0 104.0 17.3 24.2 62.4 280.5
2010 44.6 133.3 99.5 20.2 34.5 44.7 277.3
2011 53.6 168.8 96.8 19.6 43.5 33.7 319.2
2012 66.6 186.9 99.4 16.8 33.3 49.3 352.9
2013 49.9 168.2 90.6 14.6 21.6 54.4 308.7
2014 28.2 137.6 74.0 11.6 10.7 51.7 239.7
2015 28.7 118.5 76.2 12.1 4.7 59.4 223.5
2016 22.3 98.0 49.6 9.9 2.5 37.2 169.9
2017 4.0 78.3 40.2 8.9 3.7 27.7 122.5
2018 W 65.9 W W W W 108.8
NA = Not available.
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
1. Drilling: All expenditures directly associated with exploration and development drilling.
2. Production: All expenditures for mining, milling, processing of uranium, and facility expense.
3. Land and Other: All expenditures for land; geological research; geochemical and geophysical surveys; costs incurred by field personnel in the course of exploration, reclamation, and restoration work; and overhead and administrative charges directly associated with supervising and supporting field activities.
Notes: Expenditures are in nominal U.S. dollars. Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-851A, Domestic Uranium Production Report (2005–18).