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U.S. exports of crude oil and petroleum products have more than doubled since 2010

Today in Energy, US Energy Information Administration June 27, 2017 Summary U.S. crude oil and petroleum product gross exports have more than doubled over the past six years, increasing from 2.4 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2010 to 5.2 million b/d in 2016. Exports of distillate, gasoline,...


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Natural Gas Generators Make Up The Largest Share of Overall U.S. Generation Capacity

Augustine Kwon, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Today in Energy April 20, 2017 Summary In 2016, natural gas-fired generators accounted for 42% of the operating electricity generating capacity in the United States. Natural gas provided 34% of total electricity generation in 2016,...


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U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Fell 1.7% in 2016

Perry Lindstrom, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Today in Energy April 10, 2017 Summary U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2016 totaled 5,170 million metric tons (MMmt), 1.7% below their 2015 levels, after dropping 2.7% between 2014 and 2015. These recent decreases...


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Total U.S. energy production falls in 2016 after six consecutive years of increases

Allen McFarland, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Today in Energy March 31, 2017 Summary U.S. primary energy production totaled 84.1 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2016, falling 4% from the 2015 level, the first annual decline in U.S. energy production since 2009. The...