Monthly Energy Review January 2016 release
Summary data on energy production, consumption, stocks, trade, prices, and emissions
The January 2015 Monthly Energy Review (MER), EIA's primary report of recent and historical energy statistics, was released on January 27, 2016. Preliminary estimates indicate that for October 2015:
- U.S. primary energy production totaled 7.4 quadrillion Btu, a 1% decrease compared with October 2014.
- Fossil fuels accounted for 81% of primary energy production, renewable energy accounted for 10% of primary energy production, and nuclear electric power accounted for 9% of primary energy production.
- Compared with October 2014, U.S. crude oil production and dry natural gas production each increased 2%, renewable energy production increased 1%, nuclear electric power production decreased 3%, and coal production decreased 12%.
The MER provides monthly and annual data on total energy production, consumption, and trade; energy prices; overviews of petroleum, natural gas, coal, electricity, nuclear energy, renewable energy, and international petroleum; carbon dioxide emissions; and data unit conversions. See What’s New in the MER for a record of changes.