In 2021, 14 petroleum liquids pipeline projects were completed in the United States

In 2021, pipeline companies completed 14 petroleum liquids pipelines projects in the United States, according to our recently updated Liquids Pipeline Projects Database. This total includes seven crude oil pipeline projects and seven hydrocarbon gas liquids pipeline projects; no petroleum…

New renewable power plants are reducing U.S. electricity generation from natural gas

In our January Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), we forecast that increasing electricity generation from renewable energy resources such as solar and wind will reduce generation from fossil fuel-fired power plants over the next two years. The forecast share of generation…

Coal will account for 85% of U.S. electric generating capacity retirements in 2022

Operators have scheduled 14.9 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity to retire in the United States during 2022, according to our latest inventory of electric generators. The majority of the scheduled retirements are coal-fired power plants (85%), followed by natural…