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Natural gas production in Bakken region increases at a faster rate than oil production

November 28, 2017 Today in Energy 0

In North Dakota’s Bakken region, the ratio of natural gas production relative to crude oil, known as the gas-oil ratio, has been gradually increasing since 2008 and has increased at a faster rate since 2014. More than 90% of North Dakota’s crude oil an…

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Biomass and waste fuels made up 2% of total U.S. electricity generation in 2016

November 27, 2017 Today in Energy 0

Biomass and waste fuels generated 71.4 billion kilowatthours of electricity in 2016, or 2% of total generation in the United States, according to EIA’s recently released annual electric power data. Biomass fuels are defined as all non-fossil, carbon-ba…

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U.S. average gasoline prices this Thanksgiving are higher than the previous two years

November 22, 2017 Today in Energy 0

Heading into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, U.S. retail regular-grade gasoline averaged $2.57 per gallon (gal), up 41 cents/gal from the same time last year. Although gasoline prices are higher than in both 2015 and 2016, the Thanksgiving 2017 gasol…

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More U.S. distillate is being exported

November 7, 2017 Today in Energy 0

U.S. distillate exports have continued to increase in 2017, both in volume and as a share of total distillate production. Domestic distillate demand has remained relatively stable, increasing slightly from January through July 2017.The post More U.S. d…