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Which states consume and produce the most natural gas?

U.S. total consumption of natural gas was 26.13 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) in 2013.  The top five states that consumed the most natural gas in 2013:

  1. Texas—4.02 Tcf
  2. California—2.41 Tcf
  3. Louisiana—1.40 Tcf
  4. New York—1.27 Tcf
  5. Florida—1.22Tcf

U.S.  production of dry natural gas was 24.33 Tcf in 2013. The top five dry natural gas producing states in 2013:

  1. Texas—6.86 Tcf
  2. Pennsylvania—3.23 Tcf
  3. Louisiana—2.37 Tcf
  4. Oklahoma—2.00 Tcf
  5. Colorado—1.52 Tcf

In addition, 1.24 Tcf of dry natural gas was produced in the federal offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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U.S. natural gas consumption by state

U.S. dry natural gas production by state

Last updated: March 11, 2015


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