Table 7.16. Receipts of Natural Gas Delivered for Electricity Generation by State, 2015 and 2014
(Million Cubic Feet)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2015 Year 2014 Percentage Change Year 2015 Year 2014 Year 2015 Year 2014 Year 2015 Year 2014 Year 2015 Year 2014
New England 370,575 329,008 13% 2,208 1,968 368,367 321,630 0 0 0 5,409
Connecticut 116,115 96,817 20% 0 0 116,115 96,817 0 0 0 0
Maine 18,262 29,233 -38% 0 0 18,262 23,824 0 0 0 5,409
Massachusetts 145,641 126,810 15% 1,900 1,544 143,741 125,265 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 42,713 31,309 36% 308 424 42,405 30,885 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 47,843 44,839 6.7% 0 0 47,843 44,839 0 0 0 0
Vermont 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 1,103,350 987,872 12% 100,143 96,010 1,001,191 889,655 0 0 2,016 2,207
New Jersey 266,209 220,363 21% 0 0 266,209 220,363 0 0 0 0
New York 421,822 400,776 5.3% 100,143 96,010 320,884 303,819 0 0 794 947
Pennsylvania 415,319 366,733 13% 0 0 414,097 365,473 0 0 1,222 1,260
East North Central 650,392 440,348 48% 289,805 179,794 348,022 252,118 5,235 4,996 7,331 3,441
Illinois 72,846 33,334 119% 4,906 3,176 67,883 30,108 0 0 57 49
Indiana 113,996 75,417 51% 90,386 53,125 23,610 22,291 0 0 0 0
Michigan 160,213 99,894 60% 49,690 25,188 101,036 68,361 5,235 4,996 4,252 1,349
Ohio 204,922 173,203 18% 55,607 47,857 148,304 124,547 0 0 1,012 798
Wisconsin 98,416 58,501 68% 89,216 50,447 7,189 6,810 0 0 2,010 1,244
West North Central 133,003 96,722 38% 113,623 81,414 17,690 14,296 1,136 800 555 212
Iowa 24,510 16,383 50% 24,490 16,341 0 0 0 0 19 42
Kansas 11,865 13,175 -9.9% 11,865 13,175 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 51,801 29,157 78% 43,836 23,023 7,372 5,894 74 84 519 156
Missouri 35,353 31,555 12% 23,974 22,437 10,318 8,402 1,062 716 0 0
Nebraska 3,510 3,383 3.7% 3,493 3,370 0 0 0 0 16 14
North Dakota 520 48 976% 520 48 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 5,444 3,020 80% 5,444 3,020 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 2,253,356 1,848,980 22% 1,847,641 1,533,263 363,728 290,636 0 0 41,987 25,080
Delaware 54,963 53,844 2.1% 0 0 41,150 43,273 0 0 13,812 10,571
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 1,124,717 1,015,834 11% 1,072,494 973,100 51,313 42,314 0 0 910 420
Georgia 363,615 297,620 22% 258,451 208,634 92,429 81,063 0 0 12,736 7,924
Maryland 37,007 17,912 107% 0 0 36,516 17,675 0 0 492 237
North Carolina 273,890 205,537 33% 238,411 179,177 29,779 26,235 0 0 5,700 125
South Carolina 131,628 85,032 55% 118,356 75,763 12,522 8,903 0 0 750 366
Virginia 254,277 166,359 53% 158,515 94,502 88,175 66,418 0 0 7,587 5,438
West Virginia 13,259 6,841 94% 1,414 2,087 11,845 4,754 0 0 0 0
East South Central 843,264 650,914 30% 520,943 387,877 312,000 258,926 0 0 10,321 4,110
Alabama 376,645 327,708 15% 94,387 95,991 282,258 231,717 0 0 0 0
Kentucky 54,355 27,678 96% 48,420 26,076 5,935 1,602 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 332,183 245,694 35% 308,376 220,087 23,806 25,607 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 80,081 49,834 61% 69,760 45,724 0 0 0 0 10,321 4,110
West South Central 2,915,238 2,569,357 13% 836,372 708,715 1,439,913 1,227,392 0 0 638,953 633,251
Arkansas 109,604 72,786 51% 31,168 14,652 74,489 55,711 0 0 3,948 2,423
Louisiana 540,484 480,607 12% 299,974 241,778 36,611 20,660 0 0 203,898 218,169
Oklahoma 254,326 207,476 23% 168,137 142,416 85,496 64,801 0 0 693 259
Texas 2,010,824 1,808,489 11% 337,093 309,868 1,243,317 1,086,221 0 0 430,414 412,400
Mountain 670,939 582,191 15% 507,474 429,597 162,953 152,074 0 0 512 520
Arizona 247,291 204,092 21% 138,854 103,879 108,437 100,213 0 0 0 0
Colorado 87,626 91,190 -3.9% 70,667 70,783 16,960 20,407 0 0 0 0
Idaho 24,559 16,111 52% 14,164 7,888 10,395 8,223 0 0 0 0
Montana 4,978 51 NM 4,957 17 21 34 0 0 0 0
Nevada 188,354 149,459 26% 188,354 147,804 0 1,655 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 65,736 66,088 -0.5% 39,673 46,131 26,063 19,957 0 0 0 0
Utah 51,263 54,460 -5.9% 49,682 52,797 1,070 1,143 0 0 512 520
Wyoming 1,131 738 53% 1,124 298 8 441 0 0 0 0
Pacific Contiguous 886,660 904,961 -2.0% 331,027 332,887 516,331 527,944 0 0 39,302 44,129
California 720,997 746,402 -3.4% 234,515 233,296 447,181 468,976 0 0 39,302 44,129
Oregon 85,639 89,256 -4.1% 46,071 35,055 39,567 54,201 0 0 0 0
Washington 80,024 69,303 15% 50,441 64,537 29,583 4,766 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 15,803 21,071 -25% 15,803 21,071 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alaska 15,803 21,071 -25% 15,803 21,071 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 9,842,581 8,431,423 17% 4,565,040 3,772,596 4,530,195 3,934,672 6,371 5,795 740,975 718,360

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
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 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."