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Table E17. Petroleum and Natural Gas Prices and Expenditures, Ranked by State, 2012

Table E17. Petroleum and Natural Gas Prices and Expenditures, Ranked by State, 2012





Rank
Petroleum a Natural Gas b
Prices Expenditures Prices Expenditures

State
Dollars
per Million Btu

State
Million
Dollars

State
Dollars
per Million Btu

State
Million
Dollars
1 District of Columbia 30.31 Texas 118,352 Hawaii 44.19 California 13,009
2 Connecticut 29.40 California 91,223 Vermont 11.23 Texas 11,264
3 Vermont 29.33 Florida 42,090 District of Columbia 11.18 New York 9,324
4 Rhode Island 29.03 New York 35,956 Washington 9.00 Florida 6,982
5 Pennsylvania 29.00 Pennsylvania 33,201 Missouri 8.72 Pennsylvania 6,577
6 West Virginia 28.91 Louisiana 30,522 Maryland 8.63 Illinois 6,161
7 California 28.77 Ohio 29,872 Massachusetts 7.98 Michigan 5,880
8 Massachusetts 28.53 Illinois 29,738 Michigan 7.71 Ohio 5,388
9 Maryland 28.50 New Jersey 25,113 Maine 7.62 New Jersey 4,823
10 Maine 28.42 Georgia 24,601 New York 7.50 Louisiana 3,934
11 Oregon 28.40 Virginia 23,096 Delaware 7.43 Indiana 3,876
12 North Carolina 28.36 North Carolina 22,427 New Hampshire 7.37 Georgia 3,829
13 New Hampshire 28.22 Michigan 22,119 Montana 7.36 Massachusetts 3,408
14 Delaware 28.06 Washington 18,858 New Jersey 7.30 Oklahoma 3,102
15 Utah 27.98 Indiana 18,766 West Virginia 7.22 Alabama 2,593
16 Nevada 27.95 Tennessee 18,006 Pennsylvania 7.09 Wisconsin 2,563
17 Virginia 27.91 Missouri 16,923 Connecticut 7.05 Virginia 2,427
18 Idaho 27.82 Minnesota 15,954 Rhode Island 6.88 North Carolina 2,423
19 Arizona 27.76 Massachusetts 15,851 Illinois 6.84 Minnesota 2,274
20 Arkansas 27.58 Kentucky 14,837 North Carolina 6.69 Washington 2,260
21 Nebraska 27.57 Alabama 14,525 Idaho 6.43 Missouri 2,215
22 Wisconsin 27.36 Arizona 14,362 Ohio 6.42 Colorado 2,065
23 Michigan 27.34 Wisconsin 14,302 Wisconsin 6.42 Maryland 1,803
24 Minnesota 27.23 Maryland 13,879 Colorado 6.32 Arizona 1,802
25 New York 27.21 Oklahoma 13,030 Alaska 6.26 Iowa 1,698
26 Alaska 27.17 South Carolina 12,907 Georgia 6.23 Mississippi 1,641
27 Illinois 27.08 Colorado 12,685 Indiana 6.20 Connecticut 1,631
28 Colorado 27.06 Iowa 11,076 Oregon 6.20 Tennessee 1,576
29 Ohio 27.06 Mississippi 10,304 Tennessee 5.99 Arkansas 1,495
30 South Dakota 27.04 Oregon 9,831 Virginia 5.98 Oregon 1,338
31 Washington 27.03 Kansas 9,370 Iowa 5.87 Nevada 1,329
32 Tennessee 26.85 Connecticut 9,276 South Dakota 5.87 South Carolina 1,269
33 North Dakota 26.84 Arkansas 8,853 Utah 5.86 Kansas 1,256
34 Hawaii 26.82 Utah 7,321 Kansas 5.76 Kentucky 1,191
35 Wyoming 26.76 Nebraska 6,663 California 5.72 Utah 1,064
36 Oklahoma 26.67 New Mexico 6,423 Kentucky 5.71 Nebraska 837
37 New Jersey 26.64 Alaska 6,360 Minnesota 5.65 Delaware 748
38 Iowa 26.61 Nevada 6,187 Wyoming 5.61 New Mexico 728
39 Alabama 26.58 Hawaii 6,033 Arkansas 5.53 Rhode Island 670
40 Florida 26.39 West Virginia 5,481 Arizona 5.52 New Hampshire 548
41 Mississippi 26.39 North Dakota 5,261 Nebraska 5.44 Idaho 544
42 New Mexico 26.25 Maine 5,041 Oklahoma 5.30 West Virginia 543
43 Montana 26.22 Idaho 4,506 Florida 5.27 Maine 531
44 Missouri 26.21 Wyoming 4,042 North Dakota 5.16 Alaska 514
45 Kansas 26.13 New Hampshire 4,032 New Mexico 5.14 Montana 455
46 Indiana 26.01 Montana 3,894 South Carolina 5.14 Wyoming 381
47 South Carolina 25.98 South Dakota 3,292 Nevada 4.86 South Dakota 376
48 Georgia 25.83 Rhode Island 2,332 Alabama 4.28 District of Columbia 316
49 Kentucky 25.45 Vermont 2,230 Mississippi 3.82 North Dakota 241
50 Louisiana 22.94 Delaware 2,180 Texas 3.52 Hawaii 122
51 Texas 22.12 District of Columbia 504 Louisiana 3.27 Vermont 92
United States 26.35 United States 883,685 United States 5.76 United States 133,115
aPetroleum products as they are consumed; includes fuel ethanol blended into motor gasoline. Web Page: All data are available at http://www.eia.gov/state/seds/seds-data-complete.cfm.
bNatural gas as it is consumed; includes supplemental gaseous fuels that are commingled with natural
gas.
Sources: Data sources, estimation procedures, and assumptions are described in the Technical Notes.
Note: Rankings are based on unrounded data.