Table 5.4.F. Natural Gas: Consumption for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output,
by Sector, 2009 - 2019 (Billion Btus)

  Electric Power Sector  
Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent
Power Producers
Commercial
Sector
Industrial
Sector
Annual Totals
2009 8,138,385 2,981,285 4,062,633 77,077 1,017,390
2010 8,694,186 3,359,035 4,191,241 87,357 1,056,553
2011 8,913,315 3,511,732 4,221,895 89,485 1,090,203
2012 10,605,661 4,179,725 5,133,095 113,932 1,178,910
2013 9,718,871 4,059,838 4,337,851 119,857 1,201,326
2014 9,687,297 4,006,859 4,377,657 121,773 1,181,009
2015 11,326,564 4,913,263 5,032,066 119,502 1,261,732
2016 11,704,224 5,228,667 5,096,363 131,489 1,247,706
2017 11,032,375 4,951,457 4,626,852 159,580 1,294,487
2018 12,434,223 5,774,801 5,167,665 139,498 1,352,259
2019 13,228,784 6,209,473 5,465,029 139,483 1,414,799
Year 2017
January 808,633 353,479 330,054 14,591 110,509
February 700,936 305,028 283,427 12,621 99,860
March 813,898 366,278 328,777 12,628 106,215
April 760,724 345,802 302,264 10,771 101,886
May 838,347 389,234 333,454 11,435 104,225
June 999,428 452,862 426,171 13,226 107,168
July 1,249,218 575,116 544,014 15,340 114,748
August 1,183,897 537,613 519,378 15,251 111,654
September 1,008,121 450,644 438,005 13,706 105,765
October 917,888 400,301 397,304 13,175 107,108
November 807,547 353,926 333,925 12,606 107,089
December 943,740 421,172 390,078 14,229 118,260
Year 2018
January 943,391 443,674 368,681 12,020 119,017
February 827,351 378,767 333,990 10,999 103,595
March 901,874 412,456 369,928 11,318 108,172
April 841,572 386,896 339,787 10,121 104,768
May 994,522 477,882 398,187 10,660 107,792
June 1,105,788 540,592 443,412 11,572 110,213
July 1,396,824 664,987 599,192 13,636 119,009
August 1,357,638 629,426 595,188 13,764 119,260
September 1,189,699 551,891 512,943 11,866 112,999
October 1,041,345 475,051 442,273 11,125 112,896
November 915,629 411,103 377,431 10,973 116,121
December 918,591 402,077 386,652 11,444 118,418
Year 2019
January 1,013,407 459,027 417,463 12,338 124,578
February 927,474 428,396 376,534 11,341 111,203
March 967,250 448,542 391,394 11,540 115,774
April 882,198 414,959 349,203 10,518 107,518
May 987,150 475,533 386,836 10,244 114,536
June 1,148,469 559,398 463,746 11,080 114,245
July 1,434,171 684,319 614,520 13,363 121,968
August 1,460,546 704,603 619,669 12,817 123,457
September 1,248,120 595,748 522,891 11,557 117,924
October 1,097,746 513,289 455,874 10,864 117,718
November 979,727 441,159 406,924 11,235 120,409
December 1,082,526 484,501 459,973 12,584 125,468

Notes: Beginning with the collection of Form EIA-923 in January 2008, the methodology to allocate total fuel consumption for electricity generation and consumption for useful thermal output was changed.
The new methodology was retroactively applied to 2004-2007 data. See the Technical Notes (Appendix C) for further information. See Glossary for definitions.
Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923 and predecessor forms.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-906, Power Plant Report; U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-920 Combined Heat and Power Plant Report, and predecessor forms.
Beginning with 2008 data, the Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report, replaced the following: Form EIA-906, Power Plant Report; Form EIA-920, Combined Heat and Power Plant Report.