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Which states consume and produce the most natural gas?

U.S. total consumption of natural gas was 25.5 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) in 2012.  The top five states that consumed the most natural gas were

  1. Texas — 3.9 Tcf
  2. California — 2.4 Tcf
  3. Louisiana — 1.5 Tcf
  4. New York — 1.2 Tcf

U.S. marketed production of natural gas  was 25 Tcf in 2012. The top 5 producing states were

  1. Texas — 7.5 Tcf
  2. Louisiana — 3.0 Tcf
  3. Pennsylvania — 2.3 Tcf
  4. Oklahoma — 2.0 Tcf
  5. Wyoming — 2.0 Tcf

In addition, there was 1.5 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: June 26, 2014

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