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United States energy report

United States energy market analysis is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil & gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The analysis includes a comprehensive energy market report and updated United States energy market data.

United States energy report
Update: October, 2017
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 49 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


United States energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in United States. With a focus on oil, gas, coal and power markets, the report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2016 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities.

  • Institutions & Energy Policy

    The Department of Energy (DoE) oversees the coordination of all the national activities concerning the production, regulation, management and conservation of energy. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is in charge of developing and promoting...

  • Energy Companies


    The main natural gas production companies are EQT, ExxonMobil, Chesapeake Energy, Anadarko and Southwestern Energy.

    EQT will acquire Rice Energy for $6.7bn before end of 2017, creating the largest...

  • Energy Supply


    Natural gas production dropped by 2% in 2016 (750 bcm) after the significant increase over 2005-2015 (+50%, mainly linked to the sevenfold increase in shale gas production between 2008 and 2015). The Marcellus region (West Virginia and Pennsylvania) is the largest producing shale gas basin in...

  • Energy Prices


    At a national level, in 2016 the average prices of electricity were $12.5c/kWh for households and $6.7c/kWh for industry. Residential prices thus follow, for the first time since 2002, a slightly decreasing trend (around -1%), mostly due to reduced costs of natural gas. Households and industry...

  • Energy Consumption

    The United States is the 2nd largest energy consumer in the world; it ranked first until 2009 when it was overtaken by China.

    Per capita consumption reached 6.8 toe/cap in 2016, including 12 000 kWh/cap of electricity; the country consumes about twice the European average....

  • Issues & Prospects

    Official EIA long-term forecasts (Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) 2017) expect an increase of energy consumption limited to 5% between 2016 and 2040, with the electricity generation sector being the largest consumer of primary energy. As early as 2017, the US is expected to become a net energy...

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In the United States market report you will find the graphs mentioned below:

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Map of natural gas infrastructure
  • GRAPH 6: Gasoline & diesel prices (US$/l)
  • GRAPH 7: Electricity prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh)
  • GRAPH 8: Gas prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh GCV)
  • GRAPH 9: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 10: Total consumption market share by energy (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 11: Final consumption market share by sector (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 12: Oil consumption (Mt)
  • GRAPH 13: Oil consumption breakdown by sector (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 14: Electricity consumption (TWh)
  • GRAPH 15: Electricity consumption breakdown by sector (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 16: Natural gas consumption (bcm)
  • GRAPH 17: Gas consumption breakdown by sector (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 18: Coal consumption (Mt)
  • GRAPH 19: Coal consumption breakdown by sector (2016, %)

In the United States market report you will find follow tables:

  • Economic Indicators: Annual historical data including population, GNP growth, imports & exports, inflation rate, energy security and efficiency indicators, CO2 emissions.
  • Supply Indicators: Historical data including oil & gas reserves, electric & refining capacity, energy production, power production and external trade. All detailed by energy source.
  • Demand Indicators: Historical data includes consumption per inhabitant, consumption trends, total consumption by energy source, final consumption by energy source & sector, and, electricity consumption by sector.
  • Energy Balances: Unique tabular display of the overall energy industry balance per annum, also graphically displayed by energy sub-segment.
  • Infrastructure Projects: Covers power plant projects by energy, technology, status and operator, Gas plant projects by status and operator and LNG contracts.

The United States market data since 1990 included in the Excel file is given below.
Historical evolution allows to easily work with the data.

2016 Key Data included in the excelsheet:

  • Economic indicators: Annual historical economic indicators, energy security, energy efficiency and CO2 emissions.
  • Supply indicators: Annual historical reserves, capacity, production and external trade (imports(+) exports(-) balance).
  • Demand indicators: Annual historical consumption per capita, consumption trends, total consumption, final consumption (per energy and per sector) and electricity consumption total and per sector.
  • Energy Balance: total and per energy.
  • United States Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the United States energy prices for the follow items: price of premium gasoline (taxes incl.), price of diesel (taxes incl.), price of electricity in industry (taxes incl.), price of electricity for households (taxes incl.), price of natural gas in industry (taxes incl.), prices of natural gas for households (taxes incl.), spot price of Brent and CO2 emissions (from fuel combustion).

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