Table 6.3 Stocks of Coal, Petroleum Liquids, and Petroleum Coke:
Electric Power Sector, by Census Divison, 2015 and 2014

  Electric Power Sector Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers
Census Division December 2015 December 2014 Percentage Change December 2015 December 2014 December 2015 December 2014
Coal (Thousand Tons)
New England 1,758 1,611 9.1% W W W W
Middle Atlantic 7,914 8,079 -2.0% 0 W 7,914 W
East North Central 43,926 33,839 29.8% 27,729 23,394 16,198 10,446
West North Central 31,675 20,648 53.4% W W W W
South Atlantic 35,260 29,371 20.0% 32,248 26,326 3,012 3,045
East South Central 18,959 17,780 6.6% 18,959 W 0 W
West South Central 34,018 22,419 51.7% 21,483 12,257 12,535 10,162
Mountain 20,737 16,387 26.5% W W W W
Pacific Contiguous W W W W W W W
Pacific Noncontiguous W W W W W W W
U.S. Total 195,548 151,548 29.0% 153,226 116,684 42,322 34,864
Petroleum Liquids (Thousand Barrels)
New England 4,918 4,989 -1.4% 689 899 4,229 4,090
Middle Atlantic 6,054 5,724 5.8% 2,381 2,069 3,673 3,654
East North Central 1,158 1,162 -0.3% 862 852 296 310
West North Central 1,069 1,791 -40.3% 1,042 1,763 27 28
South Atlantic 12,323 12,542 -1.7% 9,839 10,339 2,484 2,203
East South Central 1,835 1,953 -6.0% W W W W
West South Central 1,911 2,033 -6.0% 1,411 1,479 500 554
Mountain 411 440 -6.6% W W W W
Pacific Contiguous 517 342 51.4% 414 250 103 91
Pacific Noncontiguous 2,689 2,530 6.3% W W W W
U.S. Total 32,884 33,505 -1.9% 21,443 22,487 11,441 11,018
Petroleum Coke (Thousand Tons)
New England 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 0 W W 0 0 0 W
East North Central 192 216 -11.1% W W W W
West North Central 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic W W W 148 W W W
East South Central W W W W W 0 0
West South Central W W W W W 0 0
Mountain W W W 0 0 W W
Pacific Contiguous 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 1,340 827 62.0% W W W W

W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form-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-923, 'Power Plant Operations Report.'