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DOE Credits Obama Administration For Driving US Utility-Scale PV Projects

Current US Department of Energy (DOE) analysis credits the Obama Administration for the development of utility-scale PV projects here. The release of information is compatible with a new renewable energy target for civilian agencies to develop 1 GW of clean electricity by 2021. Show More Summary

Huge Crude Inventory Build Sees Oil Fall Below $50

The Energy Information Administration tipped markets towards bear territory when it reported that US crude oil inventories had jumped by 4.9 million barrels in the week to October 7. The total of 474 million barrels remains higher.....

Expect to pay more to heat this winter

The coming winter will be both colder and costlier. That’s the forecast of the Energy Information Administration, which Thursday issued its short-term energy and winter fuels outlook. “Forecast average household … Click to Continue ...

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton says the US is energy independent

Domestic oil production has greatly increased in recent years and oil imports as a percentage of consumption have dropped, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Oil imports have dropped from 3.58 billion barrels in 2008 to 2.68 billion barrels in 2015. EDITOR'S NOTE _ A look at the veracity of claims by political figures

US oil inventories fall more than expected (USO, WTI, OIL, VDE)

US oil inventories fell by 3 million barrels last week, according to the Energy Information Administration. Analysts had estimated that stockpiles rose by 2.56 million. Stockpiles at Cushing, Oklahoma, a key delivery hub rose by 569,000 barrels. Show More Summary

For Data Lovers--Hourly Grid Operating Information Is Now Available from the EIA

The U.S. Energy Information Administration is now providing hourly electricity operating data online in near–real time -- Read more on

Crude oil is spiking after the biggest inventory drop in nearly 2 decades (USO, WTI, OIL, VDE)

Crude oil prices spiked after government data showed an outsized drop in inventories last week. The Energy Information Administration said on Thursday that commercial crude oil inventories fell by 14.5 million barrels. According to, analysts had expected a build in inventories by 0.225 million barrels. Show More Summary

U.S. Gas Prices Drop to 12 Year Lows, Labor Day Surprise

Good news for American motorists preparing to travel this Labor Day. A report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said that gasoline prices as of Friday are at 12-year lows.

4 Ways a Home Energy Audit Will Save You Money

Feel like your home's utility bills are too high? You're not alone. The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that the average monthly electrical bill for U.S. homes stood at just over $114 a month in 2014. And the U.S. Energy Information Administration suggests that U.S. homes relying on...

OPEC Members’ Net Oil Export Revenue in 2015 Drops to Lowest Level Since 2004

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) earned $404 billion in net oil export revenue in 2015, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates. These earnings represent a 46% decline from $753 billion earned in 2014.

France, How Can You Square Your Ban on Fracking with the Import of Shale Oil?

The latest data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) show that exports of shale oil from the US are destined for France and other European countries that have banned fracking, points out shale gas expert Nick Grealy. This is hypocritical, notes Grealy.

U.S. Electricity Generation From Renewables Has Broken Records Every Month in 2016

Electricity generation from wind, solar, and other renewable energy technologies have set monthly records every month so far in 2016, based on data through June released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration yesterday. “Both hydroelectric and nonhydroelectric renewables have contributed to this trend, but in different ways. Show More Summary

U.S. crude stocks rise unexpectedly as refineries cut output

(Reuters) - U.S. crude stocks rose last week as refineries cut output, while gasoline and distillate stocks rose modestly, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. Crude inventories rose by 2.5 million barrels in the last week, compared with expectations for a decrease of 455,000 barrels. Show More Summary

Future U.S. Tight Oil and Shale Gas Production Depends on Resources, Technology, Markets

Based on projections in the U.S. Energy Information Administration's Annual Energy Outlook 2016 (AEO2016), U.S. tight oil production is expected to reach 7.08 million barrels per day (b/d), and shale gas production is expected to reach 79 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2040.

Open thread for night owls: Natural gas emissions exceed coal's for first time in 44 years

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From Climate Nexus: Carbon dioxide emissions from natural gas are projected to exceed emissions from coal by 10 percent this year for the first time since 1972, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Last year, natural gas use was 81 percent higher than coal, though their emissions were nearly equal. Show More Summary

Shale Gas Production Drives World Natural Gas Production Growth

In the U.S. Energy Information Administration's International Energy Outlook 2016 (IEO2016) and Annual Energy Outlook 2016 (AEO2016), natural gas production worldwide is projected to increase from 342 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2015 to 554 Bcf/d by 2040.

World Tight Oil Production to More Than Double from 2015 to 2040

World tight oil production is expected to more than double between 2015 and 2040, increasing from 4.98 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2015 to 10.36 million b/d in 2040, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's International Energy Outlook 2016 (IEO2016) and Annual Energy Outlook 2016 (AEO2016).

US Energy Outlook Predicts Global Oil Production to Double by 2040

Worldwide oil output is expected to increase from the average 4.98 million barrels daily in 2015 to 10.36 million barrels in 2040, according to International Energy Outlook 2016 released by the US Energy Information Administration's (EIA) on Friday.

US EIA chief shares short-term outlook for oil market: Fuel for Thought

The 100th episode of the weekly S&P Global Platts Capitol Crude podcast, which aims to demystify the complex world of US oil policy, featured Adam Sieminski, head of the US Energy Information Administration. Here are excerpts from the interview, edited for space. Show More Summary

Employment in US Oil, Gas Industry Falls 26% from 2014 Peak

Available jobs in the US oil and natural gas industry suffered sharp declines despite recent increases in prices for fossil fuels, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a press release on Friday.

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