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Hawaii and U.S. Territories aim to increase fuel diversity with LNG imports
Unlike the rest of the United States, energy consumption in island states and territories is almost entirely petroleum-based. These islands may soon be able to diversify their energy sources to include natural gas, because relatively low natural gas...
2014-08-19 09:00:00

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Natural gas serves a small, but growing, portion of China's total energy demand
China relies heavily on domestic coal to meet rising energy consumption. To reduce air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, the Chinese government is attempting to replace some of the country's coal and oil use with natural gas, aided by large...
2014-08-18 09:00:00

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Reasons for projected natural gas-fired generation growth vary by region
EIA projects that natural gas-fired electric power sector generation in the contiguous United States will increase to 1,600 million megawatthours (MWh) by 2040, a 1.3% average annual increase. This growth is spread throughout the Lower 48 states, and...
2014-08-15 09:00:00

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India is increasingly dependent on imported fossil fuels as demand continues to rise
India's fossil fuel import dependency rose to 38% in 2012, despite having significant fossil fuel resources. India ranked as the fourth-largest energy consumer in the world in 2011, following China, the United States, and Russia. The country's energy...
2014-08-14 09:00:00

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Steam coal imports remain down sharply from historic high in 2007
Steam coal imports at electric power plants have fallen significantly from their peak level of more than 30 million tons in 2007 to less than 7 million in 2013. The number of plants using imported coal similarly fell from a peak of 48 in 2006 to 13 in...
2014-08-13 09:00:00

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Ohio's Utica Region now included in EIA's monthly Drilling Productivity Report
The Utica Region in eastern Ohio, one of the fastest growing natural gas production areas in the United States, has been added to the Drilling Productivity Report (DPR).
2014-08-12 09:00:00

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Northeast natural gas spot prices particularly sensitive to temperature swings
Natural gas spot prices fluctuate throughout the year in response to several factors, including weather, production levels, supply interruptions, pipeline constraints, inventory levels, and the availability of other energy sources. Temperature changes,...
2014-08-11 09:00:00

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August differentials offer insight into Aramco's oil pricing
Saudi Arabia produces and sells its crude oil via Saudi Aramco, its state-owned oil company. Like many such companies, Saudi Aramco sells its oil to long-term customers at an official selling price (OSP). Saudi Aramco adjusts the OSP monthly based on...
2014-08-08 09:00:00

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Energy production and other mining account for a large percentage of some state economie
At the national level, establishments that extract crude oil and natural gas as well as naturally occurring mineral solids, such as coal and ores, collectively referred to as the mining sector in economic data, accounted for about 2% of the U.S. economy...
2014-08-07 09:00:00

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EIA mapping tool shows which U.S. energy facilities are at risk from flooding
A new component of EIA's Energy Mapping System allows users to view critical energy infrastructure that may be vulnerable to coastal and inland flooding. These new map layers enable the public to see existing energy facilities that could potentially be...
2014-08-06 09:00:00

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Marcellus Region production continues growth
Natural gas production in the Marcellus Region exceeded 15 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) through July, the first time ever recorded, according to EIA's latest Drilling Productivity Report. The Marcellus Region, mostly located in West Virginia and...
2014-08-05 09:00:00

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Bakken fuels North Dakota's oil production growth
North Dakota crude oil production surpassed 1.0 million barrels per day (bbl/d) in April and May (the latest data available). This record is the result of increasing crude oil production from the Williston Basin's Bakken and Three Forks formations in...
2014-08-04 09:12:00

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Metal-based durables manufacturers are fueled by electricity and natural gas
Unlike many manufacturing industries, the energy used for the production of metal based durables (MBD) is mostly electricity and natural gas, rather than other fossil fuels (residual fuel oil, diesel, LPG/NGL, and coal) or renewable sources. MBD...
2014-08-01 09:00:00

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Nonhydro renewables now routinely surpass hydropower generation
April marked the eighth consecutive month that nonhydro renewable generation exceeded hydropower generation. Only a decade ago, hydropower—the historically dominant source of renewable generation—accounted for three times as much generation in the...
2014-07-31 09:00:00

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Oil prices drive projected enhanced oil recovery using carbon dioxide
In the 2014 Annual Energy Outlook (AEO2014), EIA projects that the price of oil will largely determine whether to use carbon dioxide (CO2) enhanced oil recovery (EOR) technologies to extract additional crude oil from existing producing fields.
2014-07-30 09:00:00

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As cash flow flattens, major energy companies increase debt, sell assets
Cash from operations for major energy companies has flattened in line with flat crude oil prices, which have had the lowest price volatility in years. Based on data compiled from quarterly reports, for the year ending March 31, 2014, cash from...
2014-07-29 09:00:00

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Natural gas injection season continues on pace for record refill
Nearly midway through the summer storage injection season, working gas in storage is on pace to meet EIA's expectations for a record overall build. The current Short-Term Energy Outlook projects a record build of close to 2,600 billion cubic feet (Bcf)...
2014-07-28 09:20:00

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Biofuels are included in latest U.S. Navy fuel procurement
Recently the Department of Defense (DoD) released its annual procurement for bulk fuels to be delivered to its facilities in the eastern and inland United States and Gulf Coast. For the first time, this procurement requests military-specification diesel...
2014-07-25 09:00:00

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U.S. petroleum refineries running at record levels
U.S. refineries have been processing record volumes of oil recently. Refinery inputs hit a record-high 16.8 million barrels per day in each of the past two weeks. Refineries in the Midwest and Gulf Coast in particular pushed the total U.S. input volume...
2014-07-24 09:00:00

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Oil and natural gas sales accounted for 68% of Russia's total export revenues in 2013
Russia is a major exporter of crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas, and sales of these fuels accounted for 68% of Russia's total export revenues in 2013, based on data from Russia's Federal Customs Service. Russia received almost four times as...
2014-07-23 09:08:00


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