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Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The industrial sector of the worldwide economy consumed more than half (55%) of all delivered energy in 2018, according to the International Energy Agency. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The Strait of Hormuz, located between Oman and Iran, connects the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. Read more

Pipeline/Transportation

On June 6, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northwest River Forecast Center (NWRFC) released its final Pacific Northwest water supply projection of 2019. Read more

Power Generation

For the past month, the daily spot prices of natural gas at most hubs have been lower than the Henry Hub price. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

U.S. crude oil imports from OPEC members have generally fallen over the previous decade as domestic crude oil production has increased. Read more

Commodities

Wells drilled horizontally into tight oil and shale gas formations continue to account for an increasing share of crude oil and natural gas production in the United States. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

Refinery

Trong Nguyen

U.S. production of hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGLs) reached 5 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2018, an increase of more than 0.5 million b/d (13%) over 2017 levels. HGLs accounted for over a quarter of total U.S. petroleum products output in 2018. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

In 2018, Saudi Arabia reported burning an average of 0.4 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil for power generation, the lowest amount since at least 2009, the earliest year that data are available from the Joint Organizations Data Initiative. Read more

Power Generation

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

Commodities

In early May, the California retail gasoline price averaged $4.01 per gallon (gal), surpassing the $4/gal mark for the first time since 2014. By comparison, the U.S. retail gasoline price averaged $2.90/gal. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Nearly three-quarters of U.S. NGPL production is concentrated within six producing regions. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Oil futures inched up on Wednesday as the prospect of mounting tensions in the Middle East hitting global supplies overshadowed an unexpected build in U.S. crude inventories. Read more

Commodities

EIA expects that U.S. wind capacity additions in 2019 will total 12.7 gigawatts (GW), exceeding annual capacity additions for the previous six years but falling short of the record 13.3 GW of wind capacity added in 2012. Read more

Power Generation

Spot natural gas prices in New England are more volatile during winter months when cold weather contributes to rising regional natural gas demand and leads to more congestion on the natural gas pipeline network. Read more

Commodities

Strong natural gas production, as well as rapidly-rising demand, resulted in record-high production of natural gas plant liquids. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Chevron Phillips Chemical studying potential expansion of 1-Hexene, U.S. refinery runs hit record highs, NETL creates building blocks for $200 billion-per-year chemical industry, New regulations boost Gulf Coast refinery demand for hydrogen Read more

Downstream

The United States produced a record amount of energy from various sources in 2018. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

Oil prices were on track Friday for weekly declines as surging U.S. output countered production losses in sanctions-hit Iran and Venezuela. Read more

Commodities

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AXXEL6

A growing number of homes in the United States are all electric, with 25% of homes nationwide using only electricity according to EIA’s 2015 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS). Read more

Power Generation

In June 2016, the Panama Canal Authority, the body that operates the Panama Canal, opened a third set of locks that facilitated transit of larger ships, the first such expansion since the canal was completed in 1914. Read more

Offshore & Marine

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