U.S. Energy Information Administration logo

Nuclear & Uranium

‹ See All Nuclear Reports

Domestic Uranium Production Report - Quarterly

Data for 1st Quarter 2019  |  Release Date: May 1, 2019  |   Next Release Date: August 2019  | full report

Previous Issues

First quarter of 2019

U.S. production of uranium concentrate (U3O8) in the first quarter of 2019 was 58,481 pounds, down 83% from the fourth quarter of 2018 and down 74% from the first quarter of 2018. During the first quarter of 2019, U.S. uranium was produced at four U.S. uranium facilities, two fewer than in the fourth quarter of 2018.

U.S. uranium in-situ leach plants in production (state)

  1. Lost Creek Project (Wyoming)
  2. Nichols Ranch ISR Project (Wyoming)
  3. Ross CPP (Wyoming)
  4. Smith Ranch-Highland Operation (Wyoming)

Figure 1. Uranium concentrate production in the United States, 1996 - 1st quarter 2019
figure data