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In 2017, a group of the world’s largest publicly traded oil and natural gas producers added more hydrocarbons to their resource base than in any year since 2013. more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

Two out of three of EIA's measures of natural gas production in the U.S. set records in 2017. more

Natural Gas

U.S. natural gas plant liquids (NGPL) production has nearly doubled since 2010, outpacing the rate of natural gas production growth and setting an annual record of 3.7 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2017. more

Natural Gas

An explosion on June 7 near Moundsville, West Virginia, on the Leach XPress pipeline cut off an estimated 1.3 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas transportation capacity out of the Marcellus region. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

In the June 2018 update of its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), EIA forecasts Brent crude oil prices will average $71 per barrel (b) in 2018 and $68/b in 2019. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Competitive power marketers supplied about 21% of the retail electricity sold in the United States in 2016, up from 11% in 2005. more

Power Generation

Global trade in liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached 38.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2017, a 10% (3.5 Bcf/d) increase from 2016 and the largest annual volume increase on record. more

Natural Gas

Households in the United States with more vehicles not only travel more, but they often put more miles on their most-used (primary) vehicle compared with households with fewer vehicles. more

Power Generation

Distillate fuel continued to be the most exported U.S. petroleum product in 2017, averaging 1.4 million barrels per day (b/d) of gross exports. more

Refining/Petrochemical

With increasing crude oil prices and rig counts over the past several months, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) continues to closely monitor U.S. crude oil production trends. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Capital costs for large-scale battery storage systems installed across the United States differ depending on technical characteristics. more

Power Generation

During spring and summer, gasoline futures prices are generally higher than distillate futures prices.This year, however, gasoline futures prices have been lower than distillate futures prices in both April and May for the first time since 2013. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Global petroleum inventories declined through 2017 and the first quarter of 2018, marking the end of an extended period of oversupply in global petroleum markets that began before OPEC November 2016 agreement to cut production. more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

Canada is the largest energy trading partner of the United States, based on the combined value of energy exports and imports. more

Power Generation

Heading into the 2018 Memorial Day weekend, regular gasoline prices averaged $2.92 per gallon (gal) nationally on May 21, up from last year’s price of $2.40/gal before the holiday weekend. more

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EIA expects construction of new natural gas pipeline capacity in the United States to continue in 2018, in particular in the northeastern United States. more

Natural Gas

U.S. crude oil stockpiles fell last week as exports hit a record high and refinery ramped up output, while gasoline inventories dropped more than expected ahead of the summer driving season. more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

New IEA analysis shows urgent need to improve cooling efficiency as global energy demand for ACs to triple by 2050 more

Power Generation

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People Going Places

More than half the total oil rigs are in the Permian basin in west Texas and eastern New Mexico. Active units there increased by six this week to 458, the most since January 2015. more

Drilling & Exploration

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