Table 7.8. Receipts, Average Cost, and Quality of Fossil Fuels: Independent Power Producers, 2002 - 2012 (continued)

  Petroleum Coke Natural Gas All Fossil Fuels
  Receipts Average Cost   Receipts Average Cost   Average Cost


Period
(Billion
Btu)
(Thousand
Tons)
(Dollars
per
MMbtu)
(Dollars
per
Ton)
Average Sulfur Percent by Weight Percentage of
Consumption
(Billion
Btu)
(Thousand
Mcf)
(Dollars
per
MMBtu)
(Dollars
per
Mcf)
Percentage of
Consumption
(Dollars per MMBtu)
Annual Totals
2002 47,805 1,639 1.03 29.98 4.85 44.4 3,198,108 3,126,308 3.55 3.63 91.6 2.42
2003 59,377 2,086 0.60 17.16 4.88 64.3 3,335,086 3,244,368 5.33 5.48 96.2 3.15
2004 73,745 2,609 0.72 20.30 4.95 81.0 3,491,942 3,403,474 5.86 6.01 93.1 3.43
2005 92,706 3,277 0.90 25.42 5.09 82.9 3,675,165 3,578,722 8.20 8.42 95.8 4.69
2006 85,924 3,031 1.07 30.34 5.13 87.1 3,742,865 3,647,102 6.66 6.84 97.4 3.82
2007 56,580 1,994 1.02 28.95 4.88 69.3 4,097,825 3,990,546 6.92 7.11 97.2 4.06
2008 79,122 2,788 1.47 41.85 4.63 98.8 4,061,830 3,956,155 8.93 9.17 100.5 5.07
2009 49,619 1,732 1.31 37.63 3.87 93.6 4,087,573 3,987,721 4.30 4.41 100.7 3.18
2010 30,079 1,050 1.74 49.80 3.84 72.3 4,212,611 4,119,103 4.94 5.05 100.6 3.57
2011 33,643 1,175 2.54 72.85 4.55 84.6 4,252,040 4,158,617 4.62 4.72 100.8 3.52
2012 23,024 801 0.82 23.98 5.49 92.1 4,810,553 4,696,637 3.17 3.25 93.8 2.74
2010
January 3,804 133 1.44 41.35 3.37 101.7 308,109 301,125 6.75 6.90 100.1 4.32
February 2,918 101 1.48 42.64 3.46 77.2 274,889 268,803 5.95 6.08 100.4 3.91
March 3,499 121 1.63 47.30 3.33 101.4 256,384 250,712 5.06 5.17 100.7 3.39
April 1,376 47 1.08 31.18 4.33 40.8 267,989 261,844 4.48 4.58 100.2 3.22
May 2,468 86 1.78 50.77 3.83 62.4 306,425 299,565 4.55 4.65 100.6 3.30
June 2,619 91 1.75 50.31 4.00 60.0 401,342 392,478 5.01 5.12 100.3 3.77
July 2,705 95 1.94 55.02 4.47 58.5 522,419 510,999 5.04 5.15 100.4 3.94
August 1,779 64 2.26 63.33 3.98 59.1 546,215 534,075 4.72 4.82 100.5 3.70
September 1,349 47 2.36 67.67 3.01 61.5 401,881 393,000 4.27 4.36 100.6 3.28
October 3,342 117 2.01 57.26 3.88 116.1 321,547 314,248 4.00 4.09 101.3 3.02
November 2,286 80 1.76 50.12 4.24 80.2 285,549 279,359 4.23 4.33 100.8 3.10
December 1,933 67 1.63 46.81 4.67 57.6 319,863 312,895 5.49 5.62 100.9 3.81
2011
January 1,730 60 W W 4.24 46.8 309,865 303,301 5.59 5.71 100.7 W
February 1,809 64 W W 4.21 52.2 283,811 277,469 5.06 5.17 100.9 W
March 2,563 89 W W 3.37 54.8 271,713 265,931 4.57 4.67 100.6 W
April 3,046 106 2.36 67.43 3.57 103.0 284,857 278,599 4.71 4.82 100.4 3.49
May 3,339 116 2.44 70.04 4.01 103.9 312,436 305,861 4.75 4.85 100.9 3.54
June 2,623 92 1.99 56.95 4.81 78.6 379,462 371,553 4.95 5.05 100.7 3.80
July 3,119 107 2.39 69.60 4.60 75.3 520,203 508,834 4.94 5.05 100.1 4.00
August 3,166 110 W W 4.84 90.6 515,581 504,743 4.57 4.67 100.9 W
September 2,511 88 W W 4.87 83.4 391,415 382,298 4.39 4.49 101.3 W
October 3,603 126 W W 5.08 139.5 320,549 313,229 4.12 4.22 101.6 W
November 2,652 94 W W 5.52 108.9 308,988 301,865 3.92 4.01 100.5 W
December 3,483 123 W W 5.08 125.6 353,160 344,934 3.86 3.95 100.6 W
2012
January 2,378 84 0.75 21.66 5.78 81.3 349,484 341,570 3.44 3.52 93.9 2.83
February 2,027 71 W W 5.74 80.6 354,095 345,712 3.08 3.15 93.6 W
March 2,331 81 W W 5.72 113.6 361,777 353,324 2.65 2.72 93.3 W
April 1,925 67 W W 5.46 145.3 381,808 373,193 2.34 2.40 94.9 W
May 1,868 65 W W 5.66 105.2 421,157 411,534 2.68 2.74 94.5 W
June 2,609 90 1.52 44.78 5.17 153.1 460,670 449,871 2.85 2.92 94.4 2.59
July 2,447 86 1.37 40.26 5.40 119.6 568,098 555,197 3.28 3.35 94.2 2.89
August 1,096 38 1.02 29.88 5.35 39.1 533,502 520,978 3.25 3.32 93.6 2.84
September 832 29 W W 5.05 40.7 431,134 420,686 3.17 3.25 94.8 W
October 951 33 W W 5.25 45.2 351,334 342,548 3.63 3.72 94.0 W
November 2,194 76 W W 5.33 120.2 296,103 288,823 4.16 4.26 91.8 W
December 2,364 82 W W 5.58 125.5 301,391 293,201 4.03 4.14 90.9 W

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.

Notes:
Starting in January 2013, there may be a shift in the continuity of Chapter 4 Tables, due to changes in the sample design of Form EIA-923 and the imputation process.
See the Instrument Design History section of the Form EIA-923 Technical Notes for a more detailed explanation of these changes.
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.
Petroleum Coke includes petroleum coke-derived synthesis gas. Prior to 2011, petroleum coke-derived synthesis gas was included in Other Gases.
See the Technical Notes for fuel conversion factors.

Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report" and predecessor form(s) including Form EIA-423, "Monthly Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants Report" and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), FERC Form 423, "Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants"