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Data for May 2014  |  Release Date: July 28, 2014  |  Next Release: August 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 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 69,014 66,503 47.10 46.38 337 337 333,197 322,643 46.09 45.93
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 1,429 1,416 127.40 125.63 174 178 14,191 8,257 131.68 126.53
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 446 403 61.41 66.15 12 10 2,059 1,758 57.27 61.65
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 668,314 645,559 5.07 4.75 745 736 3,098,693 3,119,209 6.25 4.58

 

Electric Utilities
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 50,111 48,270 48.20 47.32 237 237 239,350 236,070 46.83 46.93
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 894 983 131.06 127.31 119 117 7,527 5,469 132.59 128.24
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 383 301 60.11 65.22 8 5 1,794 1,273 56.17 60.78
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 306,960 279,472 5.40 4.96 383 376 1,353,985 1,343,180 6.06 4.67

 

Independent Power Producers
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 18,178 17,460 43.32 42.66 77 78 90,074 82,956 43.26 42.00
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 515 401 121.81 122.55 46 51 6,513 2,605 130.86 123.81
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 50 57 W W 2 2 199 267 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 305,472 305,531 4.69 4.60 318 318 1,456,682 1,480,521 6.73 4.64

 

Commercial Sector
  Year-to-Date
  Receipts Cost   Receipts Cost
  (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit) Number of Plants (Physical Units) (Dollars / Physical Unit)
Fuel May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 21 17 W W 2 2 91 82 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) 486 464 W W 2 2 1,962 1,898 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 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013 May 2014 May 2013
Coal (1000 tons) 704 757 W W 21 20 3,682 3,535 W W
Petroleum Liquids (1000 barrels) 20 32 107.63 112.37 9 10 151 183 119.92 112.86
Petroleum Coke (1000 tons) 13 45 W W 2 3 65 218 W W
Natural Gas (1000 Mcf) 55,396 60,091 W W 42 40 286,064 293,611 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.'