Gulf of Mexico Fact Sheet

Release Date: July 1, 2014

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U.S. Petroleum and Other Liquid Fuels Facts for 2013

 

million barrels
per day
Share of Total U.S.
Liquid Fuels Consumed
Liquid Fuels Production 12.6 66%
U.S. Crude Oil Production 7.4 39%
Total U.S. Federal Offshore 1.3 7%
Gulf of Mexico Federal Offshore 1.3 7%
Natural Gas Plant Liquids 2.6 14%
Refinery Processing Gain 1.1 6%
Biofuels 1.0 5%
Other1 0.5 3%
Stocks Withdrawn 0.1 1%
Net Imports 6.2 33%
Gross Imports into Gulf Coast 4.4 24%
Total U.S. Liquid Fuels Supplied2 18.9 100%
Federal Offshore share of U.S. crude oil production 18%
Gulf of Mexico Federal Offshore share of U.S. crude oil production 17%
1. Accounts for non-biofuel oxygenates, denaturants, other hydrocarbons, hydrogen, and crude oil adjustments.
2. Liquid fuels consumption equals product supplied reported in the Petroleum Supply Monthly
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
Year-End 2012 U.S. Proved Crude Oil, Condensate and Natural Gas Liquid Reserves
million barrels
Crude Oil Condensate
Natural Gas Plant Liquids
Total
U.S. Total Offshore 5,393 166 425 5,984
U.S. Federal Offshore 5,131 151 405 5,687
U.S. State Offshore 262 15 20 297
U.S. Onshore 25,136 2,708 10,352 38,196
U.S. Total Reserves 30,529 2,874 10,777 44,180
Total Gulf Offshore 4,872 163 425 5,460
Federal Gulf of Mexico 4,807 149 405 5,361
Gulf States Offshore 65 14 20 99
Total Offshore Percent of Total Reserves 18% 6% 4% 14%
Total Gulf Offshore Percent of Total Reserves 16% 6% 4% 12%
Note: Alaskan reserves are all shown as onshore.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Proved Reserves, 2012
Natural Gas Facts for 2013

 

trillion cubic feet Share of Total U.S.
Natural Gas Consumed
U.S. Dry Gas Production 24.3 93%
Total Federal Offshore Dry Production 1.3 5%
Federal Gulf of Mexico Offshore Dry Production 1.2 5%
Supplemental Gaseous Fuels 0.1 0%
Net Imports 1.3 5%
LNG Imports into Gulf Coast 0 0%
Net Storage Withdrawals 0.5 2%
Balancing Item -0.2 -1%
Total U.S. Natural Gas Consumed 26 100%
Federal Offshore Share of U.S. Dry Natural Gas Production 5%
Federal Gulf of Mexico Offshore Share of U.S. Dry Natural Gas 5%
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly (May 2014), DOE Office of Fossil Energy Import/Export Data, and EIA estimates.
Year-End 2012 U.S. Natural Gas Proved Reserves
  Expected Future Production of Dry Natural Gas
trillion cubic feet
U.S Total Offshore       10.1
U.S. Federal Offshore       9.4
U.S. State Offshore       0.7
U.S. Onshore       298.0
U.S. Total Reserves       308.0
Total Gulf Offshore       9.3
Federal Gulf of Mexico       8.7
Gulf States Offshore       0.6
Total Offshore Percent of Total Reserves       3%
Total Gulf Offshore Percent of Total Reserves       3%
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Proved Reserves, 2012  
U.S. Gulf Coast Operable Refinery Capacity As Of January 2014
  barrels per calendar day
Refiner Refinery State Capacity
Louisiana Gulf Coast Refining District
Alon Refining Krotz Springs Inc Krotz Springs LA 80,000
Calcasieu Refining Co Lake Charles LA 78,000
Chalmette Refining LLC Chalmette LA 192,500
Chevron USA Inc Pascagoula MS 330,000
Citgo Petroleum Corp Lake Charles LA 427,800
ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Co Baton Rouge LA 502,500
Marathon Petroleum Company LLC Garyville LA 522,000
Motiva Enterprises LLC Convent LA 235,000
Motiva Enterprises LLC Norco LA 238,000
Phillips 66 Company Belle Chasse LA 247,000
Phillips 66 Company Westlake LA 239,400
Placid Refining Co Port Allen LA 59,000
Shell Chemical LP Saraland AL 80,000
Shell Oil Products U.S. St. Rose LA 45,000
Valero Refining New Orleans LLC Norco LA 205,000
Valero Energy Corp Meraux LA 125,000
Subtotal 3,606,200
Texas Gulf Coast Refining District
Citgo Refining & Chemical Inc Corpus Christi TX 163,000
Deer Park Refining LTD Partnership Deer Park TX 327,000
ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Co Baytown TX 560,500
ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Co Beaumont TX 344,600
Flint Hills Resources LP Corpus Christi TX 293,000
Houston Refining LP Houston TX 263,776
Marathon Petroleum Company LLC Galveston Bay TX 451,000
Marathon Petroleum Company LLC Texas City TX 84,000
Motiva Enterprises LLC Port Arthur TX 600,250
Pasadena Refining Systems Inc Pasadena TX 100,000
Phillips 66 Company Sweeny TX 247,000
Premcor Refining Group Inc Port Arthur TX 330,000
Total Petrochemicals Inc Port Arthur TX 225,500
Valero Refining Co Texas LP Corpus Christi TX 200,000
Valero Refining Co Texas LP Houston TX 88,000
Valero Refining Co Texas LP Texas City TX 225,000
Subtotal 4,502,626
Total U.S. Gulf Coast Capacity 8,108,826
Total U.S. Capacity 17,924,630
U.S. Gulf Coast Share of U.S. Refinery Capacity 45%
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Refinery Capacity Report, Table 3
U.S. Gulf Coast Natural Gas Processing Plants by Geographic Location updated through June 2014
Geographic Location Number of Plants Total Capacity (Bcf per day) Total Flow (Bcf/day) Percent Utilization Average Capacity (MMcf/day)
Alabama 18 2 1 48% 86
Louisiana 54 11 6 59% 202
Mississippi 22 3 0 33% 374
Texas 167 20 16 79% 117
Total U.S. Gulf Coast 242 33 23 70% 137
Total U.S. 524 66 45 69% 125
U.S. Gulf Coast Share 46% 51% 51%    

Units: Billion cubic feet (Bcf) and million cubic feet (MMcf).
Source:Selected updates through June 2014 to Form EIA-757 Natural Gas Processing Plant Survey, Schedule A.