Frequently Asked Questions

Which states consume and produce the most natural gas?

U.S. consumption of natural gas in 2011 was 24.4 Tcf, the top five states that consumed the most natural gas were:

  1. Texas — 3.6 Tcf (Trillion Cubic Feet)
  2. California — 2.2 Tcf
  3. Louisiana — 1.4 Tcf
  4. Florida — 1.2 Tcf
  5. New York — 1.2 Tcf

U.S.-marketed production of natural gas in 2011 was 24 Tcf. The top 5 producing states were:

  1. Texas — 7.1 Tcf
  2. Louisiana — 3.0 Tcf
  3. Wyoming — 2.2 Tcf
  4. Oklahoma — 1.9 Tcf
  5. Colorado — 1.6 Tcf

In addition, there was 1.8 Tcf of production from the Federal Offshore Gulf of Mexico.

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Natural gas consumption by state

Natural gas production by state

Last updated: January 15, 2013


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