Table 5.2.E. Petroleum Liquids: Consumption for Useful Thermal Output,
by Sector, 2002 - 2012 (Billion Btus)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2002 76,737 0 1,669 3,276 71,788
2003 85,488 0 6,963 3,176 75,349
2004 124,809 0 8,592 7,219 108,997
2005 125,689 0 8,134 6,145 111,410
2006 87,137 0 6,740 3,481 76,916
2007 82,768 0 7,602 2,754 72,412
2008 45,481 0 7,644 2,786 35,051
2009 48,912 0 7,557 1,802 39,552
2010 29,243 0 6,402 1,297 21,545
2011 22,799 0 5,927 1,039 15,833
2012 18,233 0 5,871 746 11,616
2010
January 3,648 0 614 190 2,843
February 3,027 0 422 157 2,447
March 2,015 0 272 43 1,699
April 2,113 0 506 55 1,552
May 2,043 0 554 85 1,404
June 1,826 0 531 78 1,217
July 2,357 0 534 209 1,613
August 2,022 0 541 159 1,322
September 1,886 0 526 55 1,304
October 2,401 0 565 30 1,806
November 2,589 0 765 46 1,778
December 3,316 0 572 187 2,557
2011
January 3,261 0 554 434 2,273
February 2,197 0 415 169 1,613
March 1,988 0 443 56 1,490
April 1,702 0 495 16 1,191
May 1,704 0 489 42 1,173
June 1,706 0 489 23 1,193
July 1,614 0 517 53 1,045
August 1,680 0 543 47 1,090
September 1,656 0 527 65 1,063
October 1,849 0 515 29 1,304
November 1,736 0 490 86 1,160
December 1,708 0 452 20 1,236
2012
January 3,326 0 697 315 2,313
February 1,422 0 479 24 919
March 1,564 0 315 49 1,200
April 1,234 0 388 11 835
May 1,345 0 510 14 821
June 1,256 0 530 24 702
July 1,304 0 482 146 676
August 1,302 0 489 42 771
September 1,135 0 468 14 653
October 1,600 0 511 11 1,077
November 1,338 0 498 48 792
December 1,408 0 505 46 857

Notes: Beginning with the collection of Form EIA-923 in January 2008, the methodology to allocate total fuel consumption for electricity generation and consumption for useful thermal output was changed.
The new methodology was retroactively applied to 2004-2007 data. See the Technical Notes (Appendix C) for further information. See Glossary for definitions.
Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923 and predecessor forms.
Petroleum Liquids includes distillate and residual fuel oils, jet fuel, kerosene, waste oil, and beginning in 2011, propane. Prior to 2011 propane was included in Other Gases.
See the Technical Notes for fuel conversion factors.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-906, Power Plant Report; U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-920 Combined Heat and Power Plant Report, and predecessor forms.
Beginning with 2008 data, the Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report, replaced the following: Form EIA-906, Power Plant Report; Form EIA-920, Combined Heat and Power Plant Report.