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EIA’s mapping system and data series show energy infrastructure near hurricanes, wildfires

EIA’s mapping system and data series show energy infrastructure near hurricanes, wildfires

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Tropical Storms Marco and Laura are in or approaching the U.S. Gulf Coast region, home to key U.S. energy infrastructure, and several wildfires are affecting large areas of California and Colorado. Both the storms and fires could affect local …

Daily electricity demand impacts from COVID-19 mitigation efforts differ by region

Daily electricity demand impacts from COVID-19 mitigation efforts differ by region

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Recent business shutdowns and changes to normal routines related to mitigation efforts for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have caused daily weekday electricity demand in the central region of the United States to decrease by 9%–13% in March …

WTI crude oil futures prices fell below zero because of low liquidity and limited available storage

WTI crude oil futures prices fell below zero because of low liquidity and limited available storage

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On Monday, April 20, 2020, New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil front-month futures prices fell below zero dollars per barrel (b)—at one point, trading at -$40.32/b (Figure 1)—and remained below zero for part of …