Here's a summary of what went on in the energy markets last week:
For the podcast click here. For the report click here (pdf). It is also located on NEI's Nuclear Statistics webpage.
Electricity prices decreased in the West and were mixed throughout the rest of the country last week (see pages 1 & 2). Gas prices rose at the Henry Hub increasing $0.01 to $7.82 / MMBtu (see page 4). Oil prices rose $4.79 to $62.02 / barrel two weeks ago (see page 5).
Nuclear capacity availability averaged 92 percent last week. Eight reactors were offline for refueling outages last week with one finishing.
For the month of January, Henry Hub gas futures averaged $7.69 / MMBtu and light sweet crude oil futures averaged $62.32 / barrel (see page 6).
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