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last updated: October 30, 2008


August to October 2001 (appeared in the January through March 2002 Geotimes)

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units
Aug-00
Aug-01
% change
Sep-00
Sep-01
% change
Oct-00
Oct-01
% change
Petroleum
3.38
3.32
-2
3.18
3.05
-4.1
3.27
3.24
-0.9
Natural Gas
1.72
1.61
-2
1.51
1.45
-4
1.61
1.52
-5.2
Coal
2.08
2.09
0.2
1.88
1.82
-3.2
1.86
1.81
-2.6
Hydro
0.27
0.21
-19.6
0.22
0.16
-25.3
0.2
0.16
-16.3
Nuclear
0.72
0.73
0.6
0.65
0.67
2.9
0.59
0.64
9.4
TOTAL
8.5
8.27
-2.7
7.74
7.44
-3.9
7.83
7.69
-1.7

Production Crude oil and natural gas plant liquids are measured in millions of barrels per day, coal is measured in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Aug-00
Aug-01
% change
Sep-00
Sep-01
% change
Oct-00
Oct-01
% change
Crude Oil
5.79
5.82
0.6
5.76
5.83
1.2
5.81
5.81
0.1
Natural Gas
Plant Liquid
1.94
1.95
0.3
1.92
2.03
5.4
1.92
2.02
5.1
TOTAL*
8.09
8.14
0.6
8.07
8.27
2.5
8.15
8.22
0.9
Coal
96.66
101.08
4.6
89.22
89.3
0.1
92.96
98.8
6.3
Natural Gas
1.63
1.63
0
1.56
1.58
1.1
1.64
1.64
0.2

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information on Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.

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November 2001 to January 2002 (appeared in the April through June 2002 Geotimes)

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Nov-00
Nov-01
% change
Dec-00
Dec-01
% change
Jan-01
Jan-02
% change
Petroleum
3.09
3.08
-0.4
3.44
3.16
-8.1
3.3
3.18
-3.7
Natural Gas
1.96
1.65
-15.8
2.65
2.11
-20.6
2.7
2.43
-9.9
Coal
1.84
1.76
-4.1
2
1.94
-3
1.99
1.88
-5.4
Hydro
0.22
0.17
-24
0.22
0.22
-0.9
0.21
0.24
13.9
Nuclear
0.63
0.65
2.8
0.72
0.72
-0.7
0.73
0.75
2.2
TOTAL
8.04
7.6
-5.5
9.32
8.45
-9.3
9.23
8.78
-4.9

Production Crude oil and natural gas plant liquids are measured in millions of barrels per day, coal is measured in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Nov-00
Nov-02
% change
Dec-00
Dec-02
% change
Jan-02
Jan-02
% change
Crude Oil
5.83
5.95
1.9
5.86
5.95
1.6
5.84
5.93
1.7
Natural Gas
Plant Liquid
1.88
1.99
6.3
1.58
1.88
18.8
1.38
1.83
32.8
TOTAL*
8.09
8.34
3.1
7.75
8.18
5.5
7.55
8.16
8
 
Coal
92.39
90.52
-2
83.96
87.33
4
97.02
97.12
0.1
Natural Gas
1.55
1.55
-0.2
1.57
1.56
-0.5
1.67
1.59
-4.7

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information on Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.

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February to April 2002 (appeared in the July through September 2002 Geotimes)

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Feb-01
Feb-02
% change
Mar-01
Mar-02
% change
Apr-01
Apr-02
% change
Petroleum
2.93
2.92
-0.6
3.29
3.23
-1.8
3.16
3.11
-1.6
Natural Gas
2.35
2.37
0.9
2.25
2.28
1.4
1.82
1.84
1.1
Coal
1.73
1.71
-0.9
1.8
1.76
-1.9
1.62
1.69
4.6
Hydro
0.19
0.21
11.5
0.23
0.24
6.2
0.21
0.31
48.8
Nuclear
0.65
0.65
-0.9
0.66
0.65
-1.7
0.6
0.61
1.8
TOTAL
9.23
8.78
-4.9
8.54
8.48
-0.7
7.71
7.84
1.8

Production Crude oil and natural gas plant liquids are measured in millions of barrels per day, coal is measured in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Feb-01
Feb-02
% change
Mar-01
Mar-02
% change
Apr-01
Apr-02
% change
Crude Oil
5.84
5.94
1.7
5.88
5.91
0.6
5.86
5.89
0.4
Natural Gas
Plant Liquid
1.73
1.9
9.8
1.83
1.9
3.5
1.83
1.92
4.8
TOTAL*
7.95
8.19
3
8.13
8.17
0.5
8.06
8.23
2.1
Coal
87.08
85.92
-1.3
99.5
89.74
-9.8
90.24
87.37
-3.2
Natural Gas
1.51
1.42
-6.3
1.68
1.56
-7.1
1.62
1.56
-3.4

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information on Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.

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May to August 2002 (appeared in the October through December 2002 Geotimes)

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

May-01
May-02
% change
June-01
June-02
% change
July-01
July-02
% change
Petroleum
3.23
3.26
0.9
3.14
3.18
1.3
 
3.30
3.29
-0.4
Natural Gas
1.52
1.59
4.3
1.41
1.51
7.1
 
1.56
1.68
7.9
Coal
1.75
1.71
-1.8
1.85
1.87
1.4
 
2.04
2.10
3.0
Hydro
0.22
0.27
21.2
0.23
0.28
19.0
 
0.20
0.27
35.8
Nuclear
0.65
0.66
1.5
0.72
0.74
2.9
 
0.74
0.76
3.4
TOTAL
7.68
7.80
1.6
7.65
7.87
2.9
 
8.14
8.42
3.4

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

May-01
May-02
% change
June-01
June-02
% change
July-01
July-02
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
8.15
8.31
2.0
8.06
8.18
1.5
 
8.07
8.02
-0.5
Coal
95.14
88.96
-6.5
92.95
85.37
-8.2
 
89.37
85.71
-4.1
Natural Gas
1.66
1.59
-4.2
1.58
1.55
-1.6
 
1.64
1.60
-2.3

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information on Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


August to October 2002 (appeared in the January through March 2003 Geotimes)

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Aug-01
Aug-02
% change
Sept-01
Sept-02
% change
Oct-01
Oct-02
% change
Petroleum
3.34
3.34
-0.1
3.05
3.11
2.1
 
3.29
3.25
-1.2
Natural Gas
1.55
1.72
10.7
1.42
1.54
9.0
 
1.55
1.69
9.3
Coal
2.07
2.12
2.8
1.80
1.90
6.0
 
1.74
1.84
5.9
Hydro
0.21
0.25
19.0
0.16
0.22
37.7
 
0.16
0.22
34.1
Nuclear
0.73
0.75
2.8
0.67
0.66
-1.6
 
0.64
0.70
9.5
TOTAL
8.21
8.50
3.6
7.39
7.75
5.0
 
7.68
8.02
4.4

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Aug-01
Aug-02
% change
Sept-01
Sept-02
% change
Oct-01
Oct-02
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
8.06
8.22
1.9
8.13
7.72
-5.0
 
8.16
7.96
-2.5
Coal
99.41
91.59
-7.9
89.30
91.78
2.8
 
101.15
97.66
-3.4
Natural Gas
1.63
1.60
-2.2
1.58
1.54
-2.0
 
1.65
1.54
-6.7

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information on Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.



November 2002 to January 2003 (appeared in the April through June 2003 Geotimes)

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Nov-01
Nov-02
% change
Dec-01
Dec-02
% change
Jan-02
Jan-03
% change
Petroleum
3.11
3.20
2.8
3.15
3.28
4.0
 
3.16
3.31
4.6
Natural Gas
1.63
2.01
23.9
2.05
2.17
6.0
 
2.58
2.69
4.2
Coal
1.68
1.83
9.0
1.85
2.08
12.6
 
1.86
2.06
10.5
Hydro
0.17
0.23
37.1
0.22
0.25
16.1
 
0.22
0.26
18.3
Nuclear
0.66
0.68
2.1
0.72
0.65
-8.7
 
0.74
0.74
0.3
TOTAL
7.54
8.25
9.4
8.29
8.73
5.4
 
8.83
9.32
5.5

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Nov-01
Nov-02
% change
Dec-01
Dec-02
% change
Jan-02
Jan-03
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
8.27
8.15
-1.5
8.13
8.08
-0.6
 
8.16
8.03
-1.6
Coal
95.24
91.15
-4.3
88.41
90.76
2.7
 
102.07
91.43
-10.4
Natural Gas
1.60
1.59
-0.4
1.64
1.58
-3.7
 
1.62
1.64
1.2

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information on Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


February 2003 to April 2003

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Feb-2002
Feb-2003
% change
Mar-02
Mar-03
% change
Apr-02
Apr-03
% change
Petroleum
2.90
3.04
4.7
3.25
3.25
0.0
 
3.12
3.16
1.1
Natural Gas
2.31
2.48
7.6
2.28
2.32
1.8
 
1.89
1.74
-8.2
Coal
1.66
1.78
7.5
1.76
1.84
4.5
 
1.64
1.66
1.0
Hydro
0.20
0.24
17.2
0.21
0.25
19.0
 
0.25
0.25
2.0
Nuclear
0.64
0.64
-0.2
0.66
0.63
-4.5
 
0.61
0.59
-2.8
TOTAL
7.95
8.44
6.1
8.42
8.54
1.4
 
7.77
7.65
-1.4

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Feb-2002
Feb-2003
% change
Mar-02
Mar-03
% change
Apr-02
Apr-03
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
8.19
8.14
-0.6
8.14
8.04
-1.2
 
8.22
7.90
-3.8
Coal
90.33
81.11
-10.2
90.22
89.09
-1.3
 
89.85
88.94
-1.0
Natural Gas
1.45
1.48
2.5
1.63
1.69
3.7
 
1.56
1.63
4.4

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information on Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


May 2003 to July 2003

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

May-2002
May-2003
% change
June-2002
June-2003
% change
July-2002
July-2003
% change
Petroleum
3.26
3.18
-2.3
3.17
3.16
-0.5
3.31
3.33
0.5
Natural Gas
1.63
1.52
-6.7
1.60
1.39
-12.9
1.77
1.59
-9.8
Coal
1.74
1.75
0.4
1.88
1.87
-0.6
2.07
2.10
1.1
Hydro
0.27
0.30
10.6
0.29
0.29
0.3
0.26
0.25
-2.7
Nuclear
0.66
0.65
-1.4
0.69
0.67
-3.3
0.74
0.73
-1.1
TOTAL
7.81
7.65
-2.1
7.89
7.63
-3.3
8.42
8.27
-1.8

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

May-2002
May-2003
% change
June-2002
June-2003
% change
July-2002
July-2003
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
8.32
7.80
-6.3
8.21
7.72
-5.9
8.02
7.75
-3.4
Coal
91.48
90.17
-1.4
85.34
88.09
3.2
86.33
88.33
2.3
Natural Gas
1.63
1.66
1.8
1.59
1.59
0.3
1.64
1.62
-1.3

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


August 2003 to October 2003

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Aug-02
Aug-03
% change
Sep-02
Sep-03
% change
Oct-02
Oct-03
% change
Petroleum
3.34
3.41
2.2
3.11
3.20
3.0
3.25
3.32
2.2
Natural Gas
1.71
1.64
-4.6
1.55
1.40
-9.9
1.69
1.57
-7.2
Coal
2.05
2.12
3.8
1.90
1.89
-0.4
1.84
1.84
-0.2
Hydro
0.21
0.23
10.0
0.17
0.18
6.4
0.17
0.19
6.3
Nuclear
0.74
0.72
-2.4
0.67
0.66
-1.3
0.63
0.63
-0.8
TOTAL
8.31
8.38
0.8
7.68
7.58
-1.3
7.86
7.80
-0.8

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Aug-02
Aug-03
% change
Sept-02
Sept-03
% change
Oct-02
Oct-03
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
8.21
7.74
-5.7
 
7.75
7.93
2.4
7.65
7.86
2.8
Coal
92.20
89.38
-3.1
 
92.37
90.23
-2.3
94.61
93.54
-1.1
Natural Gas
1.62
1.62
-0.3
 
1.51
1.62
7.1
1.56
1.61
3.1

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


November 2003 to January 2004

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Nov-02
Nov-03
% change
Dec-02
Dec-03
% change
Jan-03
Jan-04
% change
Petroleum
3.19
3.20
0.1
 
3.29
3.43
4.2
 
3.32
3.38
1.8
Natural Gas
1.96
1.77
-9.7
 
2.44
2.31
-5.3
 
2.75
2.73
-0.8
Coal
1.81
1.86
2.7
 
1.97
2.05
3.9
 
2.05
2.08
1.6
Hydro
0.20
0.20
0.0
 
0.22
0.24
12.4
 
0.20
0.24
18.1
Nuclear
0.64
0.62
-3.1
 
0.72
0.72
-0.4
 
0.72
0.74
2.4
TOTAL
8.08
7.93
-1.8
 
8.91
9.03
1.3
 
9.29
9.43
1.6

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Nov-02
Nov-03
% change
Dec-02
Dec-03
% change
Jan-03
Jan-04
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
7.95
7.85
-1.2
 
7.89
7.77
-1.5
 
8.03
7.85
-2.2
Coal
88.35
83.79
-5.2
 
91.18
91.67
0.5
 
92.74
93.38
0.7
Natural Gas
1.56
1.55
-1.2
 
1.61
1.61
-0.2
 
1.64
1.62
-1.3

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


February to April 2004

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Feb-03
Feb-04
% change
Mar-03
Mar-04
% change
Apr-03
Apr-04
% change
Petroleum
3.05
3.18
4.4
3.26
3.34
2.3
3.18
3.24
1.9
Natural Gas
2.55
2.52
-1.4
2.24
2.13
-4.8
1.76
1.76
-0.2
Coal
1.79
1.87
4.3
1.79
1.78
-0.7
1.65
1.65
0.4
Hydro
0.20
0.22
11.6
0.25
0.23
-5.3
0.25
0.21
-15.8
Nuclear
0.64
0.65
2.8
0.63
0.66
5.6
0.59
0.61
3.2
TOTAL
8.47
8.70
2.7
8.43
8.41
-0.2
7.69
7.76
0.9

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Feb-03
Feb-04
% change
Mar-03
Mar-04
% change
Apr-03
Apr-04
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
8.14
7.80
-4.2
7.96
7.89
-0.9
7.85
7.77
-1.0
Coal
82.21
86.49
5.2
89.07
94.70
6.3
89.38
91.76
2.7
Natural Gas
1.48
1.53
3.2
1.66
1.61
-3.3
1.57
1.55
-1.8

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


May to July 2004

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

May-03
May-04
% change
June-03
June-04
% change
July-03
July-04
% change
Petroleum
3.20
3.35
4.5
3.17
3.26
2.7
3.33
3.41
2.7
Natural Gas
1.54
1.58
2.5
1.38
1.49
8.1
1.62
1.59
-1.8
Coal
1.74
1.82
4.8
1.87
1.92
3.0
2.09
2.07
-0.8
Hydro
0.30
0.24
-19.9
0.29
0.26
-11.5
0.25
0.24
-5.6
Nuclear
0.65
0.68
4.5
0.67
0.71
5.7
0.73
0.75
3.3
TOTAL
7.68
7.97
3.7
7.63
7.91
3.7
8.29
8.34
0.7

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

May-03
May-04
% change
June-03
June-04
% change
July-03
July-04
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
7.79
7.84
0.6
7.69
7.58
-1.5
7.62
7.63
0.2
Coal
90.61
87.23
-3.7
88.51
94.96
7.3
88.53
92.16
4.1
Natural Gas
1.62
1.61
-0.9
1.56
1.53
-2.1
1.61
1.57
-2.1

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


August to October 2004

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Aug-03
Aug-04
% change
Sept-03
Sept-04
% change
Oct-03
Oct-04
% change
Petroleum
3.41
3.43
0.7
3.19
3.27
2.4
3.34
3.44
2.8
Natural Gas
1.68
1.59
-5.5
1.48
1.52
2.8
1.62
1.52
-5.9
Coal
2.11
2.06
-2.5
1.90
1.92
1.1
1.84
1.8
0.4
Hydro
0.23
0.22
-5.2
0.19
0.21
11.2
0.19
0.19
2.1
Nuclear
0.72
0.74
2.9
0.66
0.69
3.6
0.63
0.65
4.5
TOTAL
8.43
8.33
-1.2
7.76
7.86
1.2
7.86
7.99
1.7

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Aug-03
Aug-04
% change
Sept-03
Sept-04
% change
Oct-03
Oct-04
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
7.71
7.59
-1.5
7.96
7.32
-7.9
7.45
6.93
-7.0
Coal
89.59
95.11
6.2
90.44
93.40
3.3
94.06
92.64
-1.5
Natural Gas
1.60
1.59
-1.1
1.56
1.47
-5.8
1.62
1.57
-3.0

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


November 2004 to January 2005

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Nov-03
Nov-04
% change
Dec-03
Dec-04
% change
Jan-04
Jan-05
% change
Petroleum
3.18
3.33
4.6
 
3.42
3.49
2.0
3.38
3.40
0.7
Natural Gas
1.82
1.83
0.8
 
2.36
2.40
1.7
2.76
2.68
-2.9
Coal
1.81
1.80
-0.7
 
1.99
2.00
0.5
2.02
2.02
-0.2
Hydro
0.20
0.21
5.4
 
0.25
0.27
8.5
0.24
0.25
5.5
Nuclear
0.62
0.62
-1.0
 
0.72
0.72
0.1
0.74
0.73
-1.5
TOTAL
7.79
8.05
3.3
 
9.00
9.15
1.7
9.39
9.34
-2.9

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Nov-03
Nov-04
% change
Dec-03
Dec-04
% change
Jan-04
Jan-05
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
7.40
7.27
-1.7
 
7.30
7.21
-0.5
7.45
7.20
-3.3
Coal
84.27
92.29
9.5
 
92.16
95.47
3.6
93.68
92.94
-0.8
Natural Gas
1.54
1.52
-1.3
 
1.59
1.59
-0.1
1.63
1.60
-2.1

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


February to April 2005

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Feb-04
Feb-05
% change
Mar-04
Mar-05
% change
Apr-04
Apr-05
% change
Petroleum
3.24
3.09
-4.5
 
3.39
3.44
1.4
 
3.30
3.24
-1.8
Natural Gas
2.59
2.33
-10.0
 
2.17
2.28
5.3
 
1.81
1.80
-0.3
Coal
1.83
1.78
-2.8
 
1.74
1.85
6.6
 
1.61
1.64
1.7
Hydro
0.21
0.22
3.8
 
0.23
0.23
1.3
 
0.21
0.23
9.4
Nuclear
0.67
0.64
-5.1
 
0.66
0.64
-2.9
 
0.61
0.59
-4.4
TOTAL
8.78
8.31
-5.4
 
8.45
8.73
3.3
 
7.82
7.76
-0.7

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Feb-04
Feb-05
% change
Mar-04
Mar-05
% change
Apr-04
Apr-05
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
7.36
7.33
-0.4
 
7.44
7.36
-1.1
 
7.31
7.32
0.1
Coal
86.77
89.17
2.8
 
95.02
101.28
6.6
 
91.89
93.24
1.5
Natural Gas
1.52
1.45
-4.4
 
1.64
1.61
-1.9
 
1.57
1.53
-2.5

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


May to July 2005

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

May-04
May-05
% change
June-04
June-05
% change
July-04
July-05
% change
Petroleum
3.37
3.34
-0.9
3.34
3.41
2.2
3.46
3.46
-0.1
Natural Gas
1.62
1.59
-2.2
1.53
1.60
4.7
1.64
1.76
6.9
Coal
1.78
1.75
-1.5
1.89
1.96
3.8
2.04
2.12
3.7
Hydro
0.24
0.28
13.6
0.26
0.27
7.1
0.23
0.26
11.5
Nuclear
0.68
0.66
-3.2
0.71
0.69
-2.7
0.75
0.74
-1.7
TOTAL
7.99
7.89
-1.3
8.00
8.20
2.5
8.42
8.60
2.1

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

May-04
May-05
% change
June-04
June-05
% change
July-04
July-05
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
7.33
7.34
0.1
7.14
7.21
1.1
7.27
6.99
-3.8
Coal
87.35
90.12
3.2
95.09
95.33
0.2
92.43
91.38
-1.1
Natural Gas
1.60
1.57
-2.2
1.56
1.52
-2.6
1.59
1.54
-3.1

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


August to October 2005

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Aug-04
Aug-05
% change
Sept-04
Sept-05
% change
Oct-04
Oct-05
% change
Petroleum
3.49
3.54
1.5
3.30
3.23
-2.1
3.46
3.36
-3.0
Natural Gas
1.63
1.75
7.3
1.52
1.47
-3.7
1.60
1.46
-8.7
Coal
2.01
2.09
3.7
1.88
1.95
3.6
1.81
1.86
2.9
Hydro
0.22
0.22
0.0
0.21
0.18
-15.0
0.19
0.18
-4.2
Nuclear
0.74
0.74
-0.1
0.69
0.70
1.2
0.65
0.64
-2.1
TOTAL
8.38
8.59
2.6
7.84
7.75
-1.1
7.98
7.74
-3.0

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Aug-04
Aug-05
% change
Sept-04
Sept-05
% change
Oct-04
Oct-05
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
7.20
6.99
-2.9
6.86
5.69
-17.1
6.98
5.78
-17.1
Coal
95.38
97.33
2.0
93.68
95.15
1.6
92.76
93.73
1.0
Natural Gas
1.59
1.55
-2.5
1.48
1.46
-1.3
1.56
1.43
-8.4

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


November 2005 to January 2006

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Nov-04
Nov-05
% change
Dec-04
Dec-05
% change
Jan-05
Jan-06
% change
Petroleum
3.34
3.30
-1.0
3.52
3.56
1.0
3.41
3.34
-2.0
Natural Gas
1.83
1.71
-6.7
2.39
2.39
-0.3
2.64
2.21
-16.3
Coal
1.82
1.81
-0.7
2.02
2.02
0.1
2.02
1.92
-4.8
Hydro
0.21
0.19
-8.1
0.26
0.22
-15.2
0.24
0.27
11.1
Nuclear
0.62
0.66
6.7
0.72
0.75
4.6
0.73
0.75
3.0
TOTAL
8.09
7.92
-2.1
9.21
9.20
-0.7
9.31
8.77
-5.8

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Nov-04
Nov-05
% change
Dec-04
Dec-05
% change
Jan-05
Jan-06
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
7.26
6.35
-12.5
7.23
6.43
-11.1
 
7.20
6.73
-6.6
Coal
92.42
95.05
2.8
95.61
92.95
-2.8
 
93.90
98.53
4.9
Natural Gas
1.53
1.46
-4.4
1.57
1.53
-2.4
 
1.60
1.57
-1.8

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


February to April 2006

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Feb-05
Feb-06
% change
Mar-05
Mar-06
% change
Apr-05
Apr-06
% change
Petroleum
3.10
3.05
-1.6
3.45
3.44
-0.2
3.25
3.25
0.0
Natural Gas
2.30
2.18
-5.0
2.25
2.18
-3.1
1.77
1.74
-1.8
Coal
1.78
1.80
1.0
1.85
1.83
-1.4
1.64
1.61
-1.7
Hydro
0.22
0.25
12.4
0.23
0.24
4.7
0.23
0.28
23.1
Nuclear
0.64
0.65
2.8
0.64
0.66
3.6
0.57
0.60
5.1
TOTAL
8.29
8.18
-1.3
8.70
8.63
-0.7
7.72
7.75
0.4

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Feb-05
Feb-06
% change
Mar-05
Mar-06
% change
Apr-05
Apr-06
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
7.33
6.73
-8.2
7.36
6.70
-8.9
 
7.32
6.80
-7.1
Coal
90.09
88.95
-1.3
102.33
101.39
-0.9
 
93.27
95.57
2.5
Natural Gas
1.46
1.41
-3.3
1.61
1.58
-1.8
 
1.54
1.53
-0.7

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


May to July 2006

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

May-05
May-06
% change
June-05
June-06
% change
July-05
July-06
% change
Petroleum
3.43
3.40
-0.7
3.41
3.36
-1.5
3.48
3.42
-1.7
Natural Gas
1.57
1.59
1.7
1.58
1.60
1.3
1.74
1.81
4.4
Coal
1.75
1.77
1.3
1.95
1.91
-2.2
2.09
2.11
0.8
Hydro
0.27
0.30
10.3
0.27
0.29
9.7
0.26
0.25
-3.9
Nuclear
0.66
0.66
-0.2
0.69
0.71
3.3
0.74
0.75
1.5
TOTAL
7.94
8.00
0.8
8.18
8.16
-0.2
8.61
8.65
0.5

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

May-05
May-06
% change
June-05
June-06
% change
July-05
July-06
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
7.43
6.85
-7.7
7.25
6.97
-3.8
 
6.99
6.93
-0.9
Coal
90.15
100.04
11.0
95.37
97.36
2.1
 
91.84
94.71
3.1
Natural Gas
1.57
1.59
1.1
1.55
1.56
1.1
 
1.56
1.61
3.5

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


August to October 2006

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Aug-05
Aug-06
% change
Sept-05
Sept-06
% change
Oct-05
Oct-06
% change
Petroleum
3.60
3.55
-1.6
3.24
3.30
1.6
 
3.37
3.44
2.3
Natural Gas
1.76
1.83
3.8
1.48
1.52
2.7
 
1.49
1.71
14.7
Coal
2.12
2.13
0.7
1.94
1.85
-4.5
 
1.85
1.85
-0.2
Hydro
0.22
0.21
-3.2
0.17
0.17
-1.1
 
0.18
0.17
-3.9
Nuclear
0.75
0.75
0.8
0.70
0.70
-0.1
 
0.64
0.60
-6.1
TOTAL
8.72
8.76
0.4
7.80
7.82
0.3
 
7.79
8.05
3.4

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Aug-05
Aug-06
% change
Sept-05
Sept-06
% change
Oct-05
Oct-06
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
6.94
6.88
-0.9
5.70
6.97
22.4
 
6.08
6.97
14.6
Coal
97.82
100.34
2.6
95.63
93.86
-1.9
 
93.69
98.38
5.0
Natural Gas
1.54
1.60
3.7
1.34
1.50
11.7
 
1.42
1.59
12.2

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


November 2006 to January 2007

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Nov-05
Nov-06
% change
Dec-05
Dec-06
% change
Jan-06
Jan-07
% change
Petroleum
3.32
3.30
-0.6
3.58
3.43
-3.9
 
3.34
3.41
2.2
Natural Gas
1.73
1.82
5.3
2.42
2.18
-9.8
 
2.23
2.52
12.9
Coal
1.80
1.81
0.7
2.02
1.96
-2.8
 
1.92
1.99
4.1
Hydro
0.19
0.21
7.7
0.22
0.22
-0.9
 
0.28
0.26
-5.1
Nuclear
0.66
0.64
-2.4
0.75
0.74
-1.9
 
0.75
0.77
2.9
TOTAL
7.96
8.05
1.1
9.26
8.82
-4.7
 
8.80
9.24
5.1

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Nov-05
Nov-06
% change
Dec-05
Dec-06
% change
Jan-06
Jan-07
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
6.46
6.92
7.1
6.44
7.01
8.8
 
6.73
6.87
2.0
Coal
95.02
96.12
1.2
92.90
95.68
3.0
 
98.62
99.36
0.8
Natural Gas
1.45
1.52
5.3
1.52
1.57
3.2
 
1.56
1.58
1.5

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


February to April 2007

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Feb-06
Feb-07
% change
Mar-06
Mar-07
% change
Apr-06
Apr-07
% change
Petroleum
3.04
3.19
4.7
3.43
3.41
-0.8
 
3.24
3.30
2.0
Natural Gas
2.21
2.63
18.9
2.19
2.16
-1.3
 
1.73
1.85
6.7
Coal
1.79
1.83
2.1
1.81
1.79
-0.9
 
1.61
1.67
3.7
Hydro
0.25
0.19
-25.6
0.25
0.24
-2.4
 
0.29
0.24
-16.5
Nuclear
0.65
0.68
4.3
0.66
0.67
1.1
 
0.60
0.60
-0.3
TOTAL
8.21
8.78
6.9
8.64
8.55
-1.1
 
7.73
7.93
2.7

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Feb-06
Feb-07
% change
Mar-06
Mar-07
% change
Apr-06
Apr-07
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
6.73
6.85
1.9
6.70
6.95
3.6
 
6.80
6.97
2.5
Coal
89.03
88.21
-0.9
101.49
97.27
-4.2
 
95.40
92.83
-2.7
Natural Gas
1.40
1.42
1.4
1.57
1.60
1.8
 
1.52
1.55
2.2

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


May to July 2007

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

May-06
May-07
% change
June-06
June-07
% change
July-06
July-07
% change
Petroleum
3.36
3.38
0.6
3.363
3.28
-1.3
 
3.40
3.38
-0.7
Natural Gas
1.57
1.59
0.8
1.59
1.58
-0.6
 
1.80
1.70
-5.4
Coal
1.77
1.77
0.3
1.90
1.96
2.8
 
2.10
2.09
-0.6
Hydro
0.31
0.26
-15.1
0.30
0.23
-23.2
 
0.25
0.232
-11.1
Nuclear
0.66
0.67
2.3
0.71
0.71
-0.4
 
0.75
0.74
-2.1
TOTAL
7.99
8.03
0.5
8.17
8.12
-0.6
 
8.66
8.50
-1.9

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

May-06
May-07
% change
June-06
June-07
% change
July-06
July-07
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
6.92
7.03
1.6
6.92
6.92
0.0
 
6.86
6.90
0.5
Coal
99.84
96.77
-3.1
97.16
95.30
-1.9
 
94.99
92.87
-2.2
Natural Gas
1.55
1.58
1.5
1.51
1.57
3.7
 
1.58
1.63
3.0

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


August to October 2007

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Aug-06
Aug-07
% change
Sept-06
Sept-07
% change
Oct-06
Oct-07
% change
Petroleum
3.52
3.44
-2.1
3.26
3.23
-1.0
 
3.40
3.34
-1.9
Natural Gas
1.79
1.98
10.6
1.49
1.63
8.8
 
1.68
1.67
-0.4
Coal
2.12
2.14
0.8
1.84
1.91
3.7
 
1.84
1.84
-0.2
Hydro
0.22
0.20
-8.3
0.17
0.15
-15.2
 
0.17
0.15
-14.0
Nuclear
0.75
0.76
1.1
0.70
0.71
1.4
 
0.70
0.64
-7.3
TOTAL
8.75
8.89
1.6
7.81
7.97
2.1
 
8.06
8.01
-0.5

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Aug-06
Aug-07
% change
Sept-06
Sept-07
% change
Oct-06
Oct-07
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
6.79
6.73
-0.9
6.81
6.69
-1.8
 
6.88
6.88
0.0
Coal
100.65
100.48
-0.2
94.14
92.27
-2.0
 
98.81
98.64
-0.2
Natural Gas
1.58
1.63
3.0
1.54
1.58
2.9
 
1.59
1.64
3.2

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


November 2007 to January 2008

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Nov-06
Nov-07
% change
Dec-06
Dec-07
% change
Jan-07
Jan-08
% change
Petroleum
3.28
3.27
-0.2
3.41
3.40
-0.1
 
3.36
3.28
-2.5
Natural Gas
1.81
1.87
3.7
2.17
2.46
13.3
 
2.52
2.79
10.8
Coal
1.81
1.80
-0.4
1.96
1.98
1.3
 
1.99
2.05
2.9
Hydro
0.21
0.16
-25.0
0.21
0.18
-14.5
 
0.26
0.22
-15.3
Nuclear
0.64
0.68
5.8
0.74
0.75
2.2
 
0.77
0.74
-4.4
TOTAL
8.08
8.01
-0.8
8.85
8.01
-9.4
 
9.28
9.47
2.1

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Nov-06
Nov-07
% change
Dec-06
Dec-07
% change
Jan-07
Jan-08
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
6.88
6.87
0.0
6.90
6.90
-0.1
 
6.87
6.88
0.1
Coal
96.53
96.72
0.2
96.06
92.96
-3.2
 
99.74
100.71
1.0
Natural Gas
1.53
1.64
6.9
1.57
1.71
9.0
 
1.59
1.71
7.5

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.


February to April 2008

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

Feb-07
Feb-08
% change
Mar-07
Mar-08
% change
Apr-07
Apr-08
% change
Petroleum
3.06
3.01
-1.4
3.36
3.21
-4.4
 
3.25
3.11
-4.4
Natural Gas
2.62
2.55
-2.7
2.17
2.33
7.6
 
1.84
1.87
1.2
Coal
1.83
1.87
2.2
1.79
1.81
0.9
 
1.67
1.69
1.3
Hydro
0.19
0.20
8.6
0.24
0.23
-5.8
 
0.24
0.22
-7.6
Nuclear
0.68
0.68
-0.4
0.67
0.68
0.6
 
0.60
0.60
0.0
TOTAL
8.81
8.69
-1.4
8.60
8.65
0.7
 
7.96
7.89
-0.9

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

Feb-07
Feb-08
% change
Mar-07
Mar-08
% change
Apr-07
Apr-08
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
6.85
6.94
1.3
6.88
6.99
1.5
 
6.94
7.04
1.4
Coal
88.58
93.56
5.6
97.68
96.93
-0.8
 
93.08
97.15
4.4
Natural Gas
1.43
1.62
13.4
1.61
1.75
8.4
 
1.57
1.68
7.3

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.

 


May to July 2008

Consumption Measured in quadrillions (10 to the 15th) of British Thermal Units

May-07
May-08
% change
June-07
June-08
% change
July-07
July-08
% change
Petroleum
3.36
3.20
-4.6
             
Natural Gas
1.56
1.62
3.4
             
Coal
1.77
1.79
1.2
             
Hydro
0.26
0.28
8.9
             
Nuclear
0.68
0.68
-0.3
             
TOTAL
8.05
7.98
-0.9
             

Production Oil is measured in millions of barrels per day, coal in millions of short tons, and natural gas in trillions of cubic feet.

May-07
May-08
% change
June-07
June-08
% change
July-07
July-08
% change
Total Domesic Oil*
6.99
7.07
1.2
             
Coal
97.04
96.59
-0.5
             
Natural Gas
1.61
1.73
7.8
             

Consumption and Production data are taken from the Energy Information Administration’s Monthly Energy Review. All numbers are rounded to two significant digits but percentages reflect unrounded numbers.
* Total for crude oil, natural gas plant liquids and other liquids.

last updated: October 30, 2008

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