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Natural gas filled in most of the drop in solar generation in Texas during April 8 eclipse

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse briefly but fully obscured sunlight to utility-scale solar electric generation facilities along the eclipse’s path, from Texas through Maine. Texas was especially affected because of how much solar capacity was in the path of totality. Read More...

Mild winter weather may lead to persistently high natural gas inventories through 2025

U.S. working natural gas inventories ended the winter heating season (November 1–March 31) at 2,290 billion cubic feet (Bcf), 39% more than the previous five-year (2019–23) average. Relatively high natural gas inventories all winter have contributed to record-low Henry Hub natural gas spot prices...

Introducing the Wholesale Electricity Market Portal

Yesterday, we publicly released the new Wholesale Electricity Market Portal to help users examine and access electricity markets data in the seven Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators. Read More...

How accurate were EIA’s Winter Fuels Outlook forecasts?

Every October, in our Winter Fuels Outlook, we publish forecasts for residential energy consumption, prices, and expenditures for the upcoming winter months. Generally, these forecasts have performed well. Our October forecasts for energy expenditures during the five-month period from November 2023...

Solar capacity additions are changing the shape of daily electricity supply in Texas

The maximum hourly average solar generation during the winter of 2022–23 was 2.1 gigawatthours (GWh) and increased to 3.8 GWh in the winter of 2023–24. The maximum hourly average wind generation slightly increased during the same period from 15.1 GWh to 15.7 GWh. The maximum hourly average for all...

U.S. refiners and chemical manufacturers lead hydrogen production and consumption

U.S. manufacturers specializing in chemicals and petroleum refining have traditionally accounted for the largest shares of both hydrogen consumption and production, and they pay the least for it. With new legislation, we expect changes to how hydrogen is consumed and distributed in the country. Read...

April 8 solar eclipse will briefly limit solar electricity generation across the country ›

On April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will briefly but fully obscure sunlight to utility-scale solar generation facilities from Texas through Maine with a combined 6.5 gigawatts (GW) of capacity. In addition, the eclipse will partially block sunlight to facilities with a combined 84.8 GW of...

CountryMark’s Mt. Vernon Refinery earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CountryMark’s Mt. Vernon, Indiana refinery as an ENERGY STAR® certified facility for 2023. Read More...

EIA now publishes interregional renewable diesel rail shipment data

In our March Petroleum Supply Monthly (PSM), we introduced data on the interregional movement of renewable diesel. These new data add to our existing tanker and barge movement coverage for renewable diesel. With the new data, we now capture most of the renewable diesel movements to the U.S. West...

U.S. ethane production, consumption, and exports set new records again in 2023

U.S. ethane production, consumption, and exports established new record highs in 2023, according to data from our Petroleum Supply Monthly. Continued growth in ethane consumption in the global petrochemical sector and rising ethane recovery associated with natural gas production drove these...

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CountryMark’s Mt. Vernon Refinery earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CountryMark’s Mt. Vernon, Indiana refinery as an ENERGY STAR® certified facility for 2023. Read More......

CountryMark Announces Ada Cuadrado as VP of Operations

INDIANAPOLIS, December 4, 2023 — CountryMark recently named Ada Cuadrado as vice president of operations leading the company’s refining, project management, regulatory and safety organizations. Read More......

Fueling Wishes Raises Over $28,000 to Fund Wishes of Two Hoosier Children in Need

CountryMark fuel stations in Greenfield, Indiana and Winslow, Indiana raised more than $28,000 during the month of September to fund the wishes of two local children battling life-threatening illness through CountryMark’s Fueling Wishes fundraiser. Read More......

Two CountryMark Fuel Stations will Host Fundraisers for Children in Need

CountryMark’s Fueling Wishes fundraiser is returning for the second year to fund the wishes of two Hoosier children battling critical illnesses. During the month of September, CountryMark is donating 20 cents for every gallon of fuel sold at the CountryMark station in Greenfield, IN and the CountryMark station in Winslow, IN to fund the wishes Read More......

CountryMark’s Fueling Freedom raises over $65,000 for local military families

CountryMark’s Fueling Freedom events on June 30 raised more than $65,000 to support local National Guard Solider and Family Readiness Groups (SFRG) and United Service Organizations. Across Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio, 34 CountryMark-branded fueling stations participated in Fueling Freedom 2023. For every gallon of fuel pumped, CountryMark and local branded dealers agreed to donate 50 Read More......

CountryMark Named One of Indiana’s Fastest Growing Companies

CountryMark was named this week by the Indianapolis Business Journal as one of the state’s fastest growing companies based on 2022 revenues. This was CountryMark’s first time to be included in the IBJ’s list of fast-growing companies. Read More......

CountryMark’s Fueling Wishes Raises Over $13,000 to Fund Wish of Shelby County Child Battling Critical Illness

Proceeds from the fundraiser resulted from CountryMark donating 20 cents per gallon from fuel sales during the month of August, in-store donations from customers, and matching of those customer donations from QuickPix convenience store operator Herdrich Petroleum Corp. Read More......

Fueling Wishes Fundraiser Launched at the CountryMark Station in Shelbyville, Indiana

During the month of August, CountryMark is donating 20 cents for every gallon of fuel pumped at the CountryMark QuickPix station in Shelbyville, IN to fund the wish of a local child battling a critical illness. Read More......

CountryMark’s Fueling Freedom raises over $63,000 for local military families

CountryMark’s Fueling Freedom events on June 24 raised more than $63,000 to support local National Guard Family Readiness Groups and Unite Service Organizations. Across Indiana, Illinois and Ohio, 34 CountryMark-branded fueling stations participated in Fueling Freedom 2022. For every gallon of fuel pumped, CountryMark and local branded dealers agreed to donate 50 cents to organizations Read More......

CountryMark Names New Vice President of Corporate Services

CountryMark recently named Mike Leland as vice president of corporate services leading the corporate teams of human resources, information technology, division order and management systems. Read More......

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