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Appendix D. List of energy plugs – energy research reports

Appendix D. List of energy plugs – energy research reports – Bibliography Energy Plugs are synopses of products that have been released recently by the Energy Information Administration. They appear on a regular basis at the front of the Monthly Energy Review. Following is a list of the Energy Plug titles that have been published […]

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Section 2. Energy Consumption

Section 2. Energy Consumption – Aug 1998 Dianne R. Dunn U.S. total energy consumption in August 1998 was 7.7 quadrillion Btu. Petroleum products accounted for 41 percent of the energy consumed in August 1998, while coal accounted for 26 percent and natural gas accounted for 21 percent. Residential and commercial sector consumption was 2.8 quadrillion […]

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Electricity – electric power industry, sales, and consumption

Electricity – electric power industry, sales, and consumption Melvin E. Johnson Electric Power Industry. Electricity is produced by electric utilities and nonutility power producers. Electric utilities are the traditional, highly regulated part of the industry, and nonutility power producers are the unregulated, competitive part of the industry. In general, the electric power industry is moving […]

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Section 11. International petroleum

Section 11. International petroleum Crude Oil Production. World crude oil production during November 2003 was 71 million barrels per day, up 0.2 million barrels per day from the level in the previous month. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) production during November 2003 averaged 29 million barrels per day, up slightly from the level during […]

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Monthly energy review

Monthly energy review Dianne R. Dunn November 1997 Section 1. Energy Overview Energy production during August 1997 totaled 5.8 quadrillion Btu, a 1.8-percent decrease from the level of production during August 1996. Coal production decreased 4.9 percent, production of crude oil and natural gas plant liquids decreased 1.1 percent, and natural gas production increased 0.2 […]

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Section 8. Nuclear Energy

Section 8. Nuclear Energy In September 1998, U.S. nuclear generating units produced a total of 57 net terawatthours (billion kilowatthours) of electricity, 9 percent higher than in September 1997. Nuclear units generated at an average capacity factor of 79.6 percent, 8.6 percentage points higher than in September 1997. Nuclear power supplied 20.5 percent of the […]

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Section 3. Petroleum

Section 3. Petroleum Total petroleum imports (1) averaged 12.6 million barrels per day in April 2004, 4 percent lower than the previous month’s rate but 1 percent higher than the April 2003 rate. In April 2004, 19.9 million barrels per day of petroleum products were supplied for domestic use, slightly higher than the April 2003 […]

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Appendix A. Thermal conversion factors

Appendix A. Thermal conversion factors The thermal conversion factors presented in the following tables can be used to estimate the heat content in British thermal units (Btu) of a given amount of energy measured in physical units, such as barrels or cubic feet. For example, 10 barrels of asphalt has a heat content of approximately […]

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Section 7. Electricity

Section 7. Electricity – generation and sales, Aug 1998 Melvin E. Johnson Electric Power Industry. Electricity is produced by electric utilities and nonutility power producers. Electric utilities are the traditional, highly regulated part of the industry, and nonutility power producers are the unregulated, competitive part of the industry. In general, the electric power industry is […]

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Section 10. Renewable energy

Section 10. Renewable energy Sources. The Nation consumed 5.9 quadrillion Btu of renewable energy in 2002, accounting for 6 percent (1) of total energy consumption during the year. At 2.7 quadrillion Btu, conventional hydroelectric power was the largest component of the renewable energy total, measuring 45 percent of the total. Wood was the next largest […]