Table 5.4.F. Natural Gas: Consumption for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output,
by Sector, 2004 - 2014 (Billion Btus)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2004 6,912,661 1,857,247 3,749,945 73,744 1,231,725
2005 7,220,520 2,198,098 3,837,717 69,682 1,115,023
2006 7,612,500 2,546,169 3,847,644 69,401 1,149,286
2007 8,181,986 2,808,500 4,219,827 71,560 1,082,099
2008 7,900,986 2,803,283 4,046,069 67,571 984,062
2009 8,138,385 2,981,285 4,062,633 77,077 1,017,390
2010 8,694,186 3,359,035 4,191,241 87,357 1,056,553
2011 8,913,315 3,511,732 4,221,895 89,485 1,090,203
2012 10,605,661 4,179,725 5,133,095 113,932 1,178,910
2013 9,718,871 4,059,838 4,337,851 119,857 1,201,326
2014 9,687,297 4,006,859 4,377,657 121,773 1,181,009
Year 2012
January 768,162 289,886 372,169 9,367 96,740
February 758,544 279,714 378,593 9,050 91,186
March 790,718 300,651 387,681 9,103 93,282
April 830,979 327,112 402,382 8,756 92,729
May 936,586 383,976 445,939 9,028 97,643
June 1,010,092 411,234 488,592 9,896 100,371
July 1,228,500 502,138 603,765 12,440 110,157
August 1,145,425 456,248 571,122 10,867 107,189
September 928,283 365,700 455,087 9,552 97,943
October 789,186 310,484 373,935 8,854 95,913
November 696,571 270,068 322,713 8,505 95,285
December 722,616 282,515 331,117 8,512 100,472
Year 2013
January 759,506 316,593 330,244 9,716 102,952
February 682,162 283,589 297,888 8,866 91,818
March 727,834 299,857 318,440 9,596 99,941
April 682,286 274,005 304,655 8,822 94,804
May 735,081 302,275 328,137 9,019 95,651
June 864,164 371,403 384,699 9,812 98,250
July 1,055,037 442,779 492,650 12,376 107,231
August 1,041,315 453,529 470,115 11,475 106,196
September 879,879 373,801 397,383 10,561 98,135
October 760,832 319,387 333,884 9,295 98,267
November 725,667 291,076 325,016 9,389 100,187
December 805,108 331,545 354,739 10,931 107,893
Year 2014
January 802,421 332,777 347,130 13,900 108,614
February 665,884 272,687 292,806 8,924 91,468
March 681,251 278,184 297,053 8,753 97,260
April 663,406 276,710 286,421 8,258 92,017
May 769,337 332,000 333,000 9,294 95,042
June 845,529 357,604 383,926 9,845 94,154
July 982,162 404,585 464,217 11,004 102,356
August 1,041,780 439,380 486,443 11,799 104,158
September 903,089 367,120 427,881 10,407 97,681
October 833,016 333,697 391,655 9,992 97,671
November 726,156 298,296 321,133 9,432 97,295
December 773,267 313,817 345,991 10,165 103,294

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.
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.