Western world UF6 conversion services capacity (tU as UF6)

1 January 2000

Western world UF6 conversion services capacity (tU as UF6)
   Primary production supply Primary production supply  Primary production supply
  2002* 2005 2010
BNFL 5000 5000
Cameco Corporation 8900 10,000 10,000
Comurhex 11,000 11,000 11,000
ConverDyn 9500 11,000 11,000
Minatom (export to WW) 3000 3000 3000
Conversion plant totals 37,400 40,000 35,000
UF6 inventory drawdown (all forms including Russian HEU) 15,200 12,500 1800
Supply capacity – plants plus inventories 52,600 52,500 46,800
Western world UF6 requirements (adjusted for recycle savings) 52,400 52,000 52,000
Difference between supply capacity and Western requirements 200 500 -5200

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