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Energy Information Administration (EIA)

In September 2019, the United States exported 89,000 barrels per day (b/d) more petroleum (crude oil and petroleum products) than it imported, the first month this has happened since monthly records began in 1973. Read more

Commodities

Since peaking at nearly 318 gigawatts (GW) in 2011, U.S. coal-fired electric generating capacity declined to 257 GW in 2017 after several coal power plants retired. Read more

Power Generation

A historic November cold snap sent temperatures below freezing in 75% of the Lower 48 states. Read more

Power Generation

Total U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2018 rose to 5.27 billion metric tons, 2.7% more than its 2017 level. Read more

Power Generation

Puerto Rico's electricity is supplied by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), a government agency that owns and operates the electricity transmission and distribution systems, as well as 77% of the electric power generating capacity. Read more

Power Generation

The current outlook for U.S. natural gas prices at several key regional hubs reflects market expectations for lower prices in January and February 2020. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

In the November STEO, EIA increased its U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price forecast by $2 per barrel (b) in November to $56/b and by $1/b in both December and January to $55/b and $54/b, respectively. Read more

Commodities

U.S. natural gas consumption grew in each end-use sector. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) mandates the amount of renewable fuels refineres must blend into the U.S. transportation fuel supply. Read more

Regulations

The recent resurgence of drilling activity in the Haynesville shale is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Near-record injection activity during the 2019 natural gas refill season (April 1–October 31) resulted in a rapid recovery of working gas stocks from their relatively low level at the end of the 2018–19 heating season. Read more

Commodities

Many of these pipeline projects will provide additional takeaway capacity out of the Permian Basin in western Texas or enable additional Permian natural gas production to reach the interstate pipeline system. Read more

Pipeline/Transportation

EIA projects global demand for jet fuel to continue increasing through 2050, with consumption growing at a faster rate in countries that are not members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Read more

Pipeline/Transportation

Significant progress continues to be made at Georgia Power's Vogtle 3... American energy is expected to transform significantly... EIA has launched a beta release of its new Hourly Electric Grid Monitor... Worldwide nuclear generation in 2018... Read more

Power Generation

The last time prices reached $4/gal was in May 2019, which was a result of planned and unplanned refinery outages in California. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Associated-dissolved natural gas, also referred to as associated gas, is natural gas produced by oil wells. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The current outlook for natural gas prices at key hubs reflects market expectations for lower prices in mid-winter (January and February), except in New England. Read more

Commodities

Pumped storage plants for hydroelectric power in the Unites States were built primarily between 1960 and 1990; nearly half of the pumped storage capacity still in operation was built in the 1970s. Read more

Power Generation

Non-OECD Asian countries account for almost half of projected global natural gas consumption growth from 2018 through 2050. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The United States became a net natural gas exporter (exported more than it imported) on an annual basis in 2017 for the first time in almost 60 years. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG