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EIA celebrates 20 years on the Internet
On July 1, 1995, EIA became the first agency within the U.S. Department of Energy to venture onto the Internet. In an era before Google, Facebook, and Internet Explorer, the Internet had about 40 million users and 23,500 websites. The seven users who...
2015-06-30 09:00:00

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Hawaii and Vermont set high renewable portfolio standard targets
Two states recently passed legislation that would require significant increases in renewable electricity generation. On June 8, Hawaii updated legislation setting a 100% renewable portfolio standard (RPS) by 2045. On June 11, Vermont passed a bill...
2015-06-29 09:00:00

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Argentina and China lead shale development outside North America in first-half 2015
As recently as last year, only four countries in the world were producing commercial volumes of either natural gas from shale formations (shale gas) or crude oil from tight formations (tight oil): the United States and Canada, and more recently,...
2015-06-26 09:00:00

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U.S. refinery capacity reaches 18 million barrels per day
Increased refinery runs?based on increases in both capacity and utilization?have helped accommodate increases in U.S. crude oil production. The United States' capacity to refine crude oil into petroleum products?measured as operable atmospheric crude...
2015-06-25 09:00:00

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Under sanctions, Iran's crude oil exports have nearly halved in three years
In early April this year, Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany reached a framework agreement to guide negotiations targeting a comprehensive agreement by June 30. The comprehensive agreement could...
2015-06-24 09:00:00

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Oil and natural gas production job declines tend to lag oil price declines
Employment in oil and natural gas extraction and support activities in the United States reached nearly 538,000 in October 2014, but then declined by about 35,000 jobs, or 6.5%, over the following six months, through April 2015, according to data from...
2015-06-23 09:00:00

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U.S. crude oil production growth helps Gulf Coast imports
In recent years, higher domestic production of light, tight crude oil has led to a reduction in crude oil imports. Certain types of crude oil have been affected more than others; for example, the increased economic availability of domestic light, tight...
2015-06-22 09:00:00

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Europe aims for wider electricity market coordination
The European Union (EU) has long sought more reliable ways to produce and distribute electricity and to coordinate its energy markets, including greater cross-border trading of electricity. The February coupling of electricity markets in Italy and...
2015-06-19 09:00:00

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Oilfield costs fall following decline in oil prices
As oil prices declined?falling more than 50% from June 2014 to January 2015, before increasing slightly in spring 2015?energy production companies focused efforts on increasing operating efficiencies.
2015-06-18 09:00:00

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Refiner margins unable to fully offset low upstream earnings for integrated oil companies
First-quarter 2015 financial results for globally integrated oil companies show that total earnings were $22 billion (54%) lower than first-quarter 2014. Lower crude oil prices contributed to a decline in profits in the upstream sector of $28 billion...
2015-06-17 09:00:00

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EIA's mapping system highlights energy infrastructure across the United States
EIA's energy mapping system is a data-intensive visual reference tool that includes several map layers defining energy infrastructure components across the United States. Using this series of maps, viewers can see crude oil, petroleum, natural gas, or...
2015-06-16 09:00:00

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EIA's new energy visualization widget embeds interactive charts and maps on any website
EIA's new energy visualization widget allows users to display interactive visualizations of current energy data pulled from EIA's data application programming interface (API) on their own websites. Using the API browser, users can discover how EIA's...
2015-06-15 09:00:00

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Oil exploration in the U.S. Arctic continues despite current price environment
Alaska's crude oil production has declined from 1.8 MMb/d in 1991 to 0.5 MMb/d in 2014, and it is expected to continue declining through 2040. Almost 75% of Alaska's crude oil production from 1990 to 2012 was from the Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk River...
2015-06-12 09:00:00

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Efficiency moderates effects of higher electricity prices under proposed Clean Power Plan
EIA's recently released analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan rule finds that electricity prices are expected to rise. However, efficiency and price-induced conservation moderate the projected increase in consumer...
2015-06-11 09:00:00

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Proposed Clean Power Plan rule would reduce coal production, especially in the West
EIA's analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan rule shows U.S. coal production falling after the proposed rule takes effect. In 2024 in the Base Policy case, coal production falls to a level last seen in the late 1970s.
2015-06-10 09:00:00

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Crude by rail provides the West Coast with supply as regional crude oil production falls
While total U.S. crude oil production increased nearly 3.2 million barrels per day (b/d) from 2010 to 2014, production in PADD 5 decreased by 0.1 million b/d, continuing a long-term decline. With no major crude oil pipelines connecting the West Coast to...
2015-06-09 09:00:00

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New data series show more detail for crude oil stocks, storage by region
In an effort to better present crude oil storage capacity and use across the United States, EIA has prepared new tables as part of the semiannual Working and Net Available Shell Storage Capacity Report. The new series show crude oil stocks held in tanks...
2015-06-08 09:00:00

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Proposed Clean Power Plan would accelerate renewable additions and coal plant retirements
EIA's analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan shows that renewables play a critical role under a range of different market conditions and policy assumptions. The key difference across the scenarios analyzed involves...
2015-06-05 09:00:00

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Increases in U.S. crude oil production are predominantly light, sweet crude
U.S. crude oil production has grown rapidly in recent years, primarily from light, sweet crude (less dense, lower sulfur content) from tight resource formations. Roughly 90% of the nearly 3.0 million barrel per day (b/d) growth in production from 2011...
2015-06-04 09:00:00

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Levelized cost comparisons help explain value of various electric generation technologies
When power plants are built, several factors influence the choice of fuels and technologies that will ultimately generate electricity. Cost is one of the most difficult factors to compare, as technologies can have vastly different capital, fuel,...
2015-06-03 09:00:00


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