EIA now publishes estimates of monthly rail shipments of petroleum coke and asphalt

To document industry changes and improve data series on petroleum product shipments, EIA’s most recent “Petroleum Supply Monthly” includes new information on petroleum coke and asphalt movements by rail within the United States and to and from Canada. Similar to EIA’s petroleum and biofuel rail movement data, the new monthly data include rail movements dating back to January 2010.

Hurricane Irma cut power to nearly two-thirds of Florida’s electricity customers

Hurricane Irma struck Florida on September 10, 2017, and knocked out power to 6.7 million electricity customers—64% of all customer accounts in the state—according to reports compiled by Florida’s Division of Emergency Management. In the week since the storm made landfall, less than 5% of Florida’s electricity customers remain without power.

Oman’s petroleum and other liquids production reached record levels in 2016

Oman set a new record with annual total oil production in 2016 exceeding 1 million barrels per day (b/d). Oman�s petroleum and other liquids production ranks seventh among the Middle Eastern countries. Oman is the largest oil producer in the Middle East that is not a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Oman’s petroleum and other liquids production reached record levels in 2016

Oman set a new record with annual total oil production in 2016 exceeding 1 million barrels per day (b/d). Oman’s petroleum and other liquids production ranks seventh among the Middle Eastern countries. Oman is the largest oil producer in the Middle East that is not a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Crude oil and natural gas production in Texas and Oklahoma’s Anadarko Region is growing

The Anadarko Region, which was recently added to EIA’s Drilling Productivity Report (DPR), accounted for 437,000 barrels per day (b/d) of oil production and 4.9 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas production in July 2017. Production in the region has increased in 2017, and the region accounted for 13% of all new wells drilled in the country in July 2017.

Mexico’s shale-rich Burgos Basin opens to private investment for the first time

In July 2017, Mexico�s national energy ministry (SENER) opened the onshore portion of the Burgos Basin, a shale-rich basin in northeastern Mexico, for natural gas exploration and development by private companies. This is the first time non-state entities were offered access to the Burgos Basin for development since the creation of the national oil company Petr�leos Mexicanos (PEMEX) in 1938.

Mexico’s shale-rich Burgos Basin opens to private investment for the first time

In July 2017, Mexico’s national energy ministry (SENER) opened the onshore portion of the Burgos Basin, a shale-rich basin in northeastern Mexico, for natural gas exploration and development by private companies. This is the first time non-state entities were offered access to the Burgos Basin for development since the creation of the national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) in 1938.

Wyoming, Texas, and Pennsylvania rank as the top net energy suppliers among states

EIA recently released State Energy Data System estimates for net energy supply, which provide data on each state’s total primary energy production and consumption. Wyoming, Texas, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and North Dakota ranked as the top five net suppliers of energy in 2015. Overall, 12 states produced more primary energy than they consumed, while 38 states and the District of Columbia were net recipients of energy.

One in eight U.S. homes uses a programmed thermostat with a central air conditioning unit

Programmable thermostats are designed to help manage energy use, but most of the U.S. households with these controls do not choose to program their thermostats. Based on information collected through EIA’s Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) for 2015, only 12% of the nation’s 118 million households had a central air-conditioning unit that is actually controlled using the programmed thermostat.

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