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The average U.S. regular retail gasoline price (the price that consumers pay at the pump) during the week before Thanksgiving this year was $2.10 per gallon (gal), the lowest average retail gasoline price for the Monday before Thanksgiving since 2015, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Gasoline and [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2020
Source: TODAY IN ENERGY
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released new structure and thickness maps for the Wolfcamp play in the Midland Basin, which is a part of the larger Permian Basin in western Texas and southeastern New Mexico. The Wolfcamp formation has attracted many oil companies because of its stacked potential [...]
Tue, Nov 24, 2020
Source: TODAY IN ENERGY
In 2019, more electricity was generated from renewable sources in New York than in all but three states, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Electric Power Monthly. New York's 39.4 million megawatthours (MWh) of renewable electricity generation was more than any other state east of the Mississippi River [...]
Mon, Nov 23, 2020
Source: TODAY IN ENERGY
In the International Energy Outlook 2020 (IEO2020), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects electricity generation in Africa using two cases with different assumptions about how future electricity needs are fulfilled. In the Maximum Grid Expansion case, in which a centralized grid is developed to meet electricity demand throughout the [...]
Fri, Nov 20, 2020
Source: TODAY IN ENERGY
About 25% of U.S. power plants can start up�going from being shut down to fully operating�within one hour, based on data collected in EIA's annual survey of electric generators. Some power plants, especially those powered by coal and nuclear fuel, require more than half a day to reach full operations. [...]
Thu, Nov 19, 2020
Source: TODAY IN ENERGY