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Posted July 1, 2022Today in Energy

Fossil fuel sources accounted for 79% of U.S. consumption of primary energy in 2021 ›

Fossil fuels—petroleum, natural gas, and coal—accounted for 79% of the 97 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) of primary energy consumption in the United States during 2021. About 21% of U.S. primary energy consumption in 2021 came from fuel sources other than fossil fuels, such as renewables and nuclear, according to data in our Monthly Energy Review. More

energy consumption in the United States

Data source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review

Data Highlights

WTI crude oil futures price

6/30/2022: $105.76/barrel

up$1.49 from week earlier
up$32.29 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

6/30/2022: $5.424/MMBtu

down$0.815 from week earlier
up$1.774 from year earlier

Retail gasoline price

6/27/2022: $4.872/gal

down$0.090 from week earlier
up$1.781 from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

6/24/2022: 2,251 Bcf

up82 Bcf from week earlier
down296 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

6/24/2022: 415.6 million barrels 

down2.8 million barrels from week earlier
down36.8 million barrels from year earlier