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U.S. energy trade lowers the overall 2020 U.S. trade deficit for the first time on record

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), based on EIA’s Monthly Energy Review and data from the U.S. Census Bureau In 2020, the U.S. net merchandise trade value of energy products—the value…

Crude oil inventories in Cushing, Oklahoma, are down more than 40% from start of 2021

SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Weekly Petroleum Status Report and Working and Net Available Shell Storage Capacity Report Note: Crude oil inventories shown here are total stocks…

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL UPDATE HOME Gasoline Release Date: September 20, 2021  Next Release Date: September 27, 2021 Diesel Fuel Release Date: September 20, 2021  Next Release Date: September 27, 2021…

World’s longest-operating solar thermal facility is retiring most of its capacity

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Preliminary Electric Generator Inventory Note: SEGS 1 and SEGS 2 were replaced by photovoltaic systems Sunray 2 and Sunray 3, respectively, in 2017…

The U.S. exported slightly more petroleum than it imported in the first half of 2021

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly Our Petroleum Supply Monthly trade data show that the United States exported more crude oil and petroleum products than it imported…

Hurricane Ida disrupted crude oil production and refining activity

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) On Sunday, August 29, Hurricane Ida made landfall near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, as a Category 4 hurricane. As a result of the…

Hurricane Ida caused at least 1.2 million electricity customers to lose power

Source: Graph by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response Hurricane Ida…

EIA releases plant-level U.S. biofuels production capacity data

  Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, 2021 Biodiesel Plant Production Capacity As of January 1, 2021, total U.S. biofuels plant production capacity reached 21 billion gallons per…

EIA expects higher natural gas prices as production reductions remain following Hurricane Ida

EIA expects higher natural gas prices as production reductions remain following Hurricane Ida The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects that natural gas prices will remain…

Number of drilled but uncompleted wells declines

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Drilling Productivity Report Based on our latest Drilling Productivity Report (DPR), 5,957 drilled but uncompleted wells (DUCs) were in the United States in all…