Table 7.12. Receipts, Average Cost, and Quality of Fossil Fuels: Industrial Sector, 2004 - 2014 (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
2004 14,876 540 0.98 27.01 5.59 40.4 839,886 814,843 6.04 6.22 68.4 4.76
2005 16,620 594 1.21 33.75 5.44 58.2 828,882 805,132 8.00 8.24 74.3 6.18
2006 17,875 646 1.63 45.05 5.43 42.7 869,157 844,211 7.02 7.22 75.7 5.64
2007 19,700 698 1.96 55.42 5.52 43.6 896,803 871,178 6.97 7.18 82.9 5.78
2008 39,246 1,396 3.34 93.84 4.92 117.9 1,099,613 1,068,372 8.95 9.22 111.9 7.10
2009 38,924 1,381 1.80 50.82 4.51 114.2 1,117,489 1,088,880 4.27 4.38 110.0 4.02
2010 35,866 1,269 2.46 69.38 4.90 100.5 1,166,768 1,135,917 4.64 4.77 110.4 4.24
2011 37,981 1,351 W W 5.03 108.3 1,331,977 1,296,628 4.28 4.40 122.0 W
2012 23,861 858 2.62 72.96 5.86 42.2 834,245 813,288 2.97 3.05 70.8 W
2013 17,236 623 W W 5.82 30.5 750,946 728,835 W W 62.3 W
2014 9,736 358 W W 5.83 23.2 742,347 718,360 W W 62.7 W
Year 2012
January 1,461 54 3.34 91.14 5.57 26.5 71,420 69,608 3.21 3.30 73.8 W
February 428 16 W W 5.31 10.5 65,859 64,147 2.85 2.93 72.2 W
March 1,900 68 W W 5.33 44.1 67,637 65,868 2.58 2.66 72.5 W
April 2,282 82 W W 5.64 61.4 67,492 65,641 2.34 2.41 72.7 W
May 2,579 93 W W 5.53 69.1 68,198 66,297 2.38 2.46 69.8 W
June 2,062 73 2.59 72.74 5.79 48.2 70,695 68,812 2.65 2.73 70.4 W
July 1,419 51 2.58 71.62 6.07 29.9 73,402 71,204 2.94 3.04 66.4 W
August 2,088 75 2.60 72.32 6.13 37.0 71,324 70,263 3.12 3.17 67.1 W
September 2,643 95 W W 6.16 53.0 66,883 65,236 2.83 2.91 68.3 W
October 1,760 63 W W 6.27 38.0 68,718 67,113 3.20 3.28 71.8 W
November 2,466 88 W W 6.01 44.7 68,292 66,625 3.61 3.71 71.7 W
December 2,773 100 W W 6.05 52.9 74,324 72,475 3.81 3.91 74.0 W
Year 2013
January 1,844 67 2.30 63.72 6.13 34.8 61,781 60,209 W W 60.2 W
February 1,058 38 2.38 65.94 6.03 30.4 59,307 57,544 W W 64.4 W
March 1,317 47 2.40 67.24 6.03 26.2 63,464 61,243 W W 63.0 W
April 1,424 51 W W 5.96 30.6 58,374 56,733 W W 61.4 W
May 1,520 54 W W 5.82 28.5 62,146 60,458 W W 64.7 W
June 1,686 61 W W 5.70 32.1 64,256 62,350 W W 65.2 W
July 1,666 59 W W 5.99 30.2 63,859 61,986 W W 59.3 W
August 2,041 72 W W 5.94 33.2 64,617 62,815 W W 60.6 W
September 1,565 56 W W 5.68 34.3 60,028 58,253 W W 60.9 W
October 1,252 46 W W 5.36 29.1 62,118 60,239 W W 63.0 W
November 677 25 2.36 65.25 5.58 21.5 64,376 62,456 W W 64.0 W
December 1,189 45 W W 5.28 31.4 66,621 64,548 W W 61.4 W
Year 2014
January 398 15 W W 5.87 11.7 66,078 64,072 W W 60.7 W
February 339 13 W W 5.95 11.2 59,291 57,453 W W 64.6 W
March 834 31 W W 5.76 24.3 65,433 63,434 W W 67.2 W
April 755 28 W W 5.88 19.7 58,439 56,714 W W 63.4 W
May 408 15 W W 5.78 11.7 60,012 58,094 W W 63.1 W
June 990 36 W W 5.66 25.6 60,327 58,411 W W 64.0 W
July 794 29 W W 5.79 20.2 64,393 62,325 W W 62.9 W
August 912 34 W W 5.80 25.1 64,667 62,493 W W 62.0 W
September 997 36 W W 5.92 27.6 59,277 57,273 W W 60.5 W
October 950 34 W W 5.92 33.0 58,228 56,273 W W 59.5 W
November 1,071 40 W W 5.83 33.3 61,753 59,657 W W 63.3 W
December 1,286 47 W W 5.86 36.1 64,449 62,162 W W 62.3 W

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

Notes:
Beginning in January 2013, the threshold for reporting fuel receipts data was changed from 50 megawatts to 200 megawatts of nameplate capacity for plants primarily fueled by natural gas, petroleum coke, distillate fuel oil, and residual fuel oil. In addition, the requirement to report self-produced and minor fuels, i.e., blast furnace gas, other manufactured gases, kerosene, jet fuel, propane, and waste oils was eliminated. The threshold for coal plants remained at 50 megawatts. The following caveats for each fuel type should be noted:
PETROLEUM COKE - includes petroleum coke-derived synthesis gas. Prior to 2011, petroleum coke-derived synthesis gas was included in Other Gases.
NATURAL GAS - includes natural gas only. Prior to 2011, includes Other Gases.

- Values are final.
- See Glossary for definitions.
- Starting in January 2013, there may have been a shift in the continuity of Chapter 7 tables due to changes in the sample design of Form EIA-923 and the imputation process.
- See the EIA-923 section of the Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923 and predecessor forms.
- See the Technical Notes for fuel conversion factors.
- Totals may not equal the sum of components because of independent rounding.

Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report" and predecessor forms 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."