Table 5.12. Consumption of Nautral Gas for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
2012 and 2011 (Million Cubic Feet)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2012 Year 2011 Percentage Change Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2012 Year 2011
New England 460,887 461,590 -0.2% 3,652 4,218 428,781 432,350 8,630 6,287 19,824 18,735
Connecticut 120,380 110,546 8.9% 69 730 113,620 105,965 3,952 2,061 2,739 1,790
Maine 44,424 49,352 -10% 0 0 28,456 33,555 307 12 15,662 15,785
Massachusetts 184,330 190,063 -3.0% 2,792 2,393 176,497 182,865 3,749 3,761 1,293 1,045
New Hampshire 50,678 46,927 8.0% 754 1,046 49,655 45,765 139 0 131 115
Rhode Island 61,037 64,652 -5.6% 0 0 60,553 64,198 483 453 0 0
Vermont 38 49 -24% 38 49 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 1,096,021 919,372 19% 131,110 128,822 946,544 773,751 8,003 6,385 10,364 10,414
New Jersey 219,175 188,343 16% 320 0 213,482 183,312 1,380 744 3,993 4,287
New York 491,430 426,610 15% 130,766 128,772 353,376 290,943 5,443 5,122 1,845 1,772
Pennsylvania 385,415 304,420 27% 24 50 379,686 299,495 1,180 519 4,525 4,356
East North Central 638,823 371,576 72% 232,311 138,800 379,014 216,434 14,395 7,745 13,103 8,597
Illinois 95,068 49,876 91% 12,659 10,104 72,451 33,739 7,729 3,580 2,228 2,453
Indiana 113,236 80,758 40% 85,667 56,214 24,183 20,711 318 277 3,068 3,556
Michigan 169,806 99,748 70% 41,177 25,010 119,531 71,784 2,874 1,415 6,224 1,539
Ohio 173,754 93,220 86% 45,449 23,897 124,273 66,884 3,159 1,979 872 460
Wisconsin 86,961 47,975 81% 47,358 23,575 38,576 23,317 315 493 711 590
West North Central 170,587 113,993 50% 144,889 99,437 20,583 11,622 3,050 2,111 2,066 823
Iowa 17,124 9,963 72% 16,508 9,893 0.48 0.27 55 35 560 35
Kansas 33,262 30,508 9.0% 32,520 30,501 0 0 0 0 742 7
Minnesota 58,725 29,484 99% 47,262 22,369 9,074 5,419 1,901 1,345 488 352
Missouri 51,047 37,796 35% 38,436 30,862 11,508 6,203 1,090 714 13 17
Nebraska 7,867 4,563 72% 7,696 4,223 0 0 4 17 167 324
North Dakota 97 89 9.7% 1 0.37 0 0 0 0 97 88
South Dakota 2,465 1,589 55% 2,465 1,589 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 2,027,116 1,647,571 23% 1,556,238 1,289,259 444,508 341,903 3,250 2,315 23,120 14,093
Delaware 60,033 40,908 47% 87 172 53,163 38,620 0 0 6,783 2,115
District of Columbia 1,019 1,003 1.6% 0 1,003 0 0 1,019 0 0 0
Florida 1,143,253 1,050,028 8.9% 1,036,033 956,166 97,848 85,329 166 181 9,207 8,352
Georgia 311,419 197,831 57% 182,391 96,581 125,140 99,567 0 0 3,888 1,682
Maryland 51,189 23,084 122% 0 0 48,313 20,026 2,023 2,124 852 934
North Carolina 151,311 90,156 68% 127,498 71,379 23,368 18,420 42 5 403 352
South Carolina 116,711 100,013 17% 98,325 86,623 17,592 13,227 0.10 5 794 158
Virginia 189,760 141,946 34% 111,469 76,938 77,159 64,532 0 0 1,132 477
West Virginia 2,421 2,603 -7.0% 435 398 1,925 2,181 0 0 62 24
East South Central 813,127 640,447 27% 439,019 349,841 346,672 278,444 1,454 949 25,982 11,214
Alabama 409,036 349,641 17% 114,320 106,303 285,876 236,041 0 0 8,840 7,296
Kentucky 33,068 17,343 91% 27,707 13,927 3,487 1,647 0 0 1,874 1,769
Mississippi 306,475 245,953 25% 234,031 203,296 57,309 40,755 103 115 15,031 1,787
Tennessee 64,548 27,510 135% 62,961 26,314 0 0 1,351 834 236 362
West South Central 2,572,269 2,384,064 7.9% 824,116 786,526 1,293,055 1,162,264 6,077 3,851 449,020 431,422
Arkansas 123,878 101,960 21% 24,399 29,389 98,125 71,364 7 5 1,348 1,202
Louisiana 498,772 462,060 7.9% 225,881 225,596 79,084 50,678 255 262 193,552 185,523
Oklahoma 318,424 264,642 20% 232,526 202,132 85,234 61,912 60 138 605 460
Texas 1,631,194 1,555,402 4.9% 341,311 329,409 1,030,613 978,309 5,755 3,447 253,516 244,237
Mountain 654,440 556,922 18% 394,561 350,199 242,649 198,247 3,086 2,016 14,144 6,460
Arizona 229,825 181,309 27% 111,256 80,898 117,416 99,878 1,115 511 38 23
Colorado 84,984 84,305 0.8% 48,631 68,541 36,116 15,571 28 28 210 164
Idaho 13,685 8,376 63% 4,394 1,615 8,827 6,293 0 0 464 467
Montana 5,370 4,681 15% 5,145 4,571 224 110 0 0 0 0
Nevada 188,769 161,699 17% 136,828 113,552 48,990 46,006 629 606 2,322 1,535
New Mexico 72,592 72,235 0.5% 48,015 45,308 23,734 25,548 839 871 4 509
Utah 55,880 41,389 35% 39,975 35,377 7,163 4,761 476 0.07 8,266 1,250
Wyoming 3,335 2,929 14% 317 338 179 80 0 0 2,840 2,511
Pacific Contiguous 1,011,056 745,740 36% 336,272 257,246 584,454 404,093 15,153 15,492 75,178 68,909
California 889,837 650,871 37% 276,436 210,336 524,909 357,290 14,552 15,054 73,940 68,190
Oregon 81,995 60,164 36% 27,956 19,864 52,659 39,474 570 403 810 423
Washington 39,224 34,705 13% 31,880 27,046 6,885 7,329 31 34 428 297
Pacific Noncontiguous 40,383 42,591 -5.2% 39,758 41,738 0 0 18 19 606 834
Alaska 40,383 42,591 -5.2% 39,758 41,738 0 0 18 19 606 834
Hawaii 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 9,484,710 7,883,865 20% 4,101,927 3,446,087 4,686,260 3,819,107 63,116 47,170 633,407 571,501

Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Percentage change is calculated before rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report.