U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions
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:
- Texas—4.02 Tcf
- California—2.41 Tcf
- Louisiana—1.40 Tcf
- New York—1.27 Tcf
U.S. production of dry natural gas was 24.33 Tcf in 2013. The top five dry natural gas producing states in 2013:
- Texas—6.86 Tcf
- Pennsylvania—3.23 Tcf
- Louisiana—2.37 Tcf
- Oklahoma—2.00 Tcf
- 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.
Last updated: March 11, 2015
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