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Data for March 2016  |  Release Date:   May 31, 2016  |  Next Release:   June 30, 2016   |  full report

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Tables
1 Summary of natural gas supply and disposition in the United States, 2011-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
2 Natural gas consumption in the United States, 2011-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
3 Selected national average natural gas prices, 2011-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
4 U.S. natural gas imports, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
5 U.S. natural gas exports, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
6 Gross withdrawals of natural gas in selected states and the Federal Gulf of Mexico, 2011-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
7 Marketed production of natural gas in selected states and the Federal Gulf of Mexico, 2011-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
8 Underground natural gas storage – all operators, 2011-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
9 Underground natural gas storage by season, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
10 Underground natural gas storage – salt cavern storage fields, 2011-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
11 Underground natural gas storage – storage fields other than salt caverns, 2011-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
12 Net withdrawals from underground storage, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
13 Activities of underground natural gas storage operators, by state, March 2016   PDF CSV  
14 Natural gas deliveries to residential consumers, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
15 Natural gas deliveries to commercial consumers, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
16 Natural gas deliveries to industrial consumers, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
17 Natural gas deliveries to electric power consumers, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
18 Natural gas deliveries to all consumers, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
19 Average citygate price, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
20 Average price of natural gas sold to residential consumers, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
21 Average price of natural gas sold to commercial consumers, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
22 Average price of natural gas sold to industrial consumers, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
23 Average price of natural gas sold to electric power consumers, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
24 Percentage of total deliveries included in residential, commercial, and industrial prices, by state, 2014-2016   PDF CSV  
25 Heating value of natural gas consumed, by state, 2014-2016 XLS PDF CSV  
Figures
1 Production, consumption, and net imports of natural gas in the United States, 2013-2016   PDF
2 Natural gas deliveries to consumers in the United States, 2013-2016   PDF
3 Average citygate and consumer price of natural gas in the United States, 2013-2016   PDF
4 Spot prices of natural gas and natural gas plant liquids in the United States, 2013-2016   PDF
5 Working gas in underground natural gas storage in the United States, 2013-2016   PDF
6 Percentage of total deliveries included in residential, commercial, and industrial price estimates, 2013-2016   PDF
Appendices
A Explanatory notes   PDF
A1 Methodology for most recent monthly natural gas supply and disposition data of Tables 1 and 2   PDF
B Data sources   PDF
C Statistical considerations   PDF
C1 Standard error for natural gas deliveries and price to consumers by state, March 2016   PDF CSV
Natural Gas Monthly Glossary   PDF
  Common abbreviations used in the Natural Gas Monthly   PDF
Volume Comparison
A volume comparison of residential and commercial consumption calculated with two methodologies.

Natural Gas Monthly Contacts

Highlights


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March 2016

  • In March, for the sixth straight year, dry natural gas production was the highest for the month since EIA began reporting dry natural gas production data in 1973. Preliminary dry natural gas production for March 2016 was 2,294 billion cubic feet (Bcf), or 74.0 Bcf/day. This level was a 0.1 Bcf/day (0.1%) increase from the revised March 2015 level of 73.9 Bcf/day.
  • Preliminary dry natural gas consumption for March 2016 was 2,375 Bcf, or 76.6 Bcf/day. This level was a decrease of 9.2% from 2,617 Bcf in March 2015, or 7.8 Bcf/day.
  • Year-over-year total consumption of dry natural gas in March decreased in the residential and commercial sectors and increased in the industrial and electric power deliveries sectors. Deliveries of natural gas by consuming sector in March 2016 were as follows:
    • Residential deliveries were 457 Bcf, or 14.7 Bcf/day, down 28.3% from 20.5 Bcf/day in March 2015.
    • Commercial deliveries were 299 Bcf, or 9.6 Bcf/day, down 23.1% from 12.5 Bcf/day in March 2015.
    • Industrial deliveries were 668 Bcf, or 21.5 Bcf/day, up 0.8% from 21.4 Bcf/day in March 2015.
    • Electric power deliveries were 740 Bcf, or 23.9 Bcf/day, up 4.4% from 22.9 Bcf/day in March 2015.

 

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