US energy demand growth slows in 2006

US oil demand will be little changed this year, as economic expansion slows and transportation fuel prices remain elevated.Consumption of all sources of energy in the US will remain near 2005 levels as well. OGJ expects small increases in demand for natural gas, nuclear, and renewable energy sources this year.Gasoline and jet fuel demand will post small increases in consumption, and US net imports as a percentage of domestic demand will inch up from last year.Natural production decline rates and another active Atlantic hurricane season stand to offset gains from some large new production facilities in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico this year, so US oil production will be down marginally. Oi...

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