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Data for April 2014  |  Release Date: June 23, 2014  |  Next Release: July 25, 2014 
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Table ES2.A. Summary Statistics: Receipts and Cost of Fossil Fuels for the Electric Power Industry by Sector, Physical Units, 2014 and 2013
 

Total (All Sectors)
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 65,274 61,226 47.56 46.69 335 328 264,183 256,140 45.82 45.81
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,474 1,017 138.33 128.87 182 174 12,762 6,841 132.17 126.72
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 449 387 59.89 64.50 13 11 1,613 1,355 56.08 60.28
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 578,775 591,713 5.21 4.78 696 710 2,430,379 2,473,651 6.57 4.54

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 47,518 45,281 48.24 47.74 236 230 189,238 187,800 46.47 46.83
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,098 635 141.86 131.96 122 115 6,633 4,485 132.80 128.44
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 394 291 58.69 63.79 9 6 1,411 972 55.10 59.40
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 252,596 251,642 5.47 4.99 358 360 1,047,025 1,063,708 6.26 4.59

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 17,032 15,251 44.88 42.45 77 75 71,897 65,497 43.24 41.83
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 358 348 128.91 W 52 47 5,999 2,204 131.68 124.05
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 37 54 W W 2 2 149 210 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 271,192 283,497 5.00 4.68 297 308 1,151,210 1,174,989 7.26 4.66

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 15 10 W W 2 2 70 65 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 -- --
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 435 371 W W 2 2 1,476 1,434 W W

 

Industrial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013 April 2014 April 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 709 684 W W 20 21 2,978 2,778 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 17 34 109.27 W 8 12 130 151 121.84 112.97
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 18 43 W W 2 3 52 173 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 54,552 56,203 W W 39 40 230,668 233,519 W W


NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Number of Plants represents the number of plants for which receipts data were collected this month.
.... A plant using more than one fuel may be counted multiple times.
Coal includes anthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, waste coal, synthetic coal, and coal-derived synthesis gas.
Petroleum Liquids include distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, jet fuel, kerosene, propane, and waste oil.
Natural Gas includes a small amount of supplemental gaseous fuels that cannot be identified separately.
Petroleum Coke includeds petroleum coke and synthesis gas derived from petroleum coke.
Note: Values are preliminary. Mcf = thousand cubic feet.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form-923, 'Power Plant Operations Report.'