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Retail gasoline prices this summer are expected to be 11% higher than in summer 2017 (4/11/2018)

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that drivers in the United States will pay an average of $ 2.74 per gallon (gal) this summer for regular gasoline, an increase of 11% over last summer, according to EIA’s Short-Term Energy and Summer Fuels Outlook. EIA’s forecast price for summer 2018 (which runs from April through […]

U.S. nuclear outages were less than 3% of capacity this summer

September 28, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Outages at U.S. nuclear power plants were extremely low this summer (June through August), averaging 2.9 gigawatts (GW), or less than 3% of total U.S. nuclear capacity. During four days in August, outages dropped to just 0.1 GW out of a total U.S. nuclear capacity of 98.7 […]

East Coast distillate fuel oil inventories higher than in recent years

September 25, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Inventories of distillate fuel oil in the U.S. East Coast are higher now than they have been in the previous three years, reaching 59 million barrels on September 18. Most of the recent increase is in the Central Atlantic region, but inventories are also higher in New […]

Crude by rail accounts for more than half of East Coast refinery supply in February

May 5, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Note: All sources are net receipts except field production. PADD is Petroleum Administration for Defense District. Monthly rail receipts of crude oil accounted for more than half (52%) of the crude oil supply to East Coast refineries in February. As U.S. and Canadian production of crude oil […]

Summer gasoline prices to be down more than $1 from last summer

April 8, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook U.S. drivers are projected to pay an average of $ 2.45/gallon (gal) for regular grade gasoline this summer (April through September), according to EIA’s released yesterday. This year’s projected average summer price is down from a $ 3.59/gal average during summer 2014. The lower […]

U.S. oil production growth in 2014 was largest in more than 100 years

March 30, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly U.S. crude oil production (including lease condensate) increased during 2014 by 1.2 million barrels per day (bbl/d) to 8.7 million bbl/d, the largest volume increase since recordkeeping began in 1900. On a percentage basis, output in 2014 increased by 16.2%, the highest growth rate […]

California first state to generate more than 5% of electricity from utility-scale solar

March 24, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Note: Data include generation from plants greater than 1 megawatt. California has become the first state with more than 5% of its annual utility-scale electricity generation from utility-scale solar power, according to EIA’s . California’s utility-scale (1 megawatt (MW) or larger) solar plants generated a record 9.9 […]

Wind generates more than 10% of Texas electricity in 2014

February 19, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on the (ERCOT) In 2014, more than 10% of the electricity used in the grid covering most of Texas came from wind generation, according to the grid’s operator, the that have allowed more wind power to flow through the system to consumers. Source: U.S. Energy Information […]

Midwest propane market more balanced than a year ago

February 6, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Weekly Petroleum Status Report Higher inventories, milder weather, and falling crude oil and natural gas prices have resulted in a Midwest propane market that so far this winter has not experienced the challenges faced last winter, when the combination of depleted inventories and high winter demand . […]

Energy had larger price declines than most nonenergy commodities in 2014

January 5, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on BloombergNote: These commodities are included in the S&P GSCI Energy, Grains, Industrial Metals, and Precious Metals indices. All price changes reflect changes in front month futures contract price for each commodity. WTI is West Texas Intermediate, RBOB is reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending. The […]

European residential electricity prices increasing faster than prices in United States

November 18, 2014 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration and Eurostat Note: European Union average consists of 27 member countries in 2006, 28 member countries for all other years. European residential electricity prices have historically exceeded U.S. prices, and the gap has widened in recent years. In 2013, average residential electricity rates in European Union (EU) […]

Coal stockpiles at coal-fired power plants smaller than in recent years

November 6, 2014 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Coal stocks at electric power plants, which totaled 121 million tons at the end of August, are relatively low in both absolute and days of burn terms relative to recent historical norms. This is true both nationally and in the Upper Midwest. About two-thirds of coal used […]

U.S. gasoline prices move with Brent rather than WTI crude oil

November 3, 2014 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, ; Bloomberg LP Recent increases in U.S. crude oil production have sparked discussion on how this increase in supply will be used by U.S. refiners given current limitations on . On October 30, EIA released a study that explored the relationships between crude oil and gasoline prices. […]

Dahan: Mbah better than Mikel

Chimezie-Mbah

Top Israeli agent Dudu Dahan has claimed that his client, former Nigeria Under 20 international Chimezie Mbah, is a better option for the Super Eagles than Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi. Mbah has committed his future to Hapoel Petah Tikva until the summer of 2016. Chimezie Mbah The defensive midfielder completed the move to the […]

U.S. liquid fuels production growth more than offsets unplanned supply disruptions

August 27, 2014 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, and IntercontinentalExchangeNote: The difference between U.S. liquid fuels and crude oil production represents production of hydrocarbon gas liquids, biofuels, and refinery processing gain. Non-OPEC supply disruptions include both crude oil and liquid fuels, while OPEC disruptions include only crude oil. Growth in oil production and supply disruptions […]

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