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A decade ago, in December 2008, shale gas and tight oil accounted for 16% of total U.S. gas production and about 12% of U.S. total crude oil production. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

SO2 and NOx emissions from the U.S. electric power sector have declined over the past several decades. Read more

Power Generation

EIA projects that, for the first time since the 1950s, the United States will export more energy than it imports by 2020 as increases in crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas plant liquids production outpace growth in U.S. energy consumption. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Cold weather and a polar vortex blanketed much of the Lower 48 states from January 29–31, resulting in record natural gas consumption in the United States. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The implementation of new regulations affecting marine fuel specifications will have implications for crude oil and petroleum product markets over the coming decade. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

In the United States, decreasing demand for coal has contributed to lower coal production, which has fallen by more than one-third since peak production in 2008. Read more

Power Generation

The 2018 increase is the largest in energy-related CO2 emissions since 2010. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

In 2018, coal prices rose in three of the five major coal-producing regions, particularly the Northern and Central Appalachian regions. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2019 projects continued development of U.S. shale and tight oil and natural gas resources. Read more

Commodities

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports set two consecutive monthly records in November and December 2018, with 32 and 36 exported cargoes, respectively. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

EIA expects non-hydroelectric renewable energy resources such as solar and wind will be the fastest growing source of U.S. electricity generation for at least the next two years. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

EIA’s January 2019 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) expects several U.S. natural gas market trends from 2018 to continue into 2019 and 2020, including relatively stable Henry Hub natural gas prices and increasing natural gas production and exports. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Natural gas production in the United States reached record levels in 2018. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The utility-scale capacity additions consist primarily of wind (46%), natural gas (34%), and solar photovoltaics (18%), with the remaining 2% consisting primarily of other renewables and battery storage capacity. Read more

Power Generation

Energy consumption in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa continues to grow rapidly, with about 20% growth in each region between 2010 and 2016. Read more

Power Generation

Wholesale electricity prices during 2018 at major trading hubs in the United States were generally higher than in 2017. Read more

Power Generation

In 2018, the average annual Henry Hub natural gas spot price increased to $3.16 per million British thermal units (MMBtu), up 15 cents from the 2017 average. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

U.S. regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.72 per gallon (gal) in 2018, 30 cents/gal (13%) higher than in 2017 and 57 cents/gal higher than in 2016. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

2019 may be the biggest year yet in terms of liquified natural gas (LNG) capacity approved globally, as major buyers uncontracted demand is expected to quadruple by 2030, according to a new report by energy research firm Wood Mackenzie. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

International regulations limiting sulfur in fuels for ocean-going vessels, set to take effect in January 2020, have implications for vessel operators, refiners, and global oil markets. Read more

Offshore & Marine

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