Energy Research Guide

Sources to conduct energy research

Oil and Gas

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  Select Topics dropdown for Analysis and Projections for natural gas, petroleum and crude oil

CME Group Trading and Market data for commodities. Some data can be downloaded to Excel.

International Energy Agency (IEA): Natural Gas 

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries  Oil Market Report and World Oil Outlook publications for supply/demand data, and Data/Graphs tab for oil-related data.

American Petroleum Institute  Resource for policy and issues, standards, and environment safety for oil and natural gas.

Federal Highway Administration  Motor fuel usage by state.



U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  Industry statistics and analysis for coal 

International Energy Agency (IEA): Coal  Data on international production and consumption of coal.

World Coal Association  Publications and statistics on the coal industry, focused on sustainability and lower carbon.

The National Mining Association  Statistics, maps and tables on coal use, production, exports, and mining.

U.S. Coal Exports  Statistics by state or aggregated for coal-related economic data.


U.S. Energy Information (EIA)

Daily Prices  Wholesale spot petroleum prices: crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, and coal, and retail petroleum prices

Monthly Energy Review  Historic production and consumption statistics for multiple sectors of energy.


DOE Public Access Gateway for Energy Research  

PAGES   Journal articles and manuscripts on energy and science