Table 5.12. Consumption of Nautral Gas for Electricity Generation by State, by Sector,
2017 and 2016 (Million Cubic Feet)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2017 Year 2016 Percentage Change Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2016
New England 368,504 388,458 -5.1% 3,061 3,330 352,211 374,582 5,358 5,180 7,873 5,366
Connecticut 113,830 127,130 -10% 883 421 107,093 121,879 2,263 2,213 3,591 2,618
Maine 15,247 23,895 -36% 0 0 13,717 22,281 152 130 1,377 1,483
Massachusetts 160,737 156,132 2.9% 1,765 2,419 155,006 150,150 2,659 2,504 1,307 1,059
New Hampshire 26,204 34,140 -23% 400 476 25,575 33,365 43 92 186 206
Rhode Island 52,470 47,144 11% 0 0 50,820 46,907 237 236 1,412 0
Vermont 16 19 -11% 12 14 0 0 4 4 0 0
Middle Atlantic 1,160,599 1,269,480 -8.6% 89,698 110,702 1,050,267 1,141,115 7,960 6,552 12,674 11,111
New Jersey 262,660 314,705 -17% 2,092 2,583 257,521 309,356 1,144 945 1,903 1,821
New York 370,211 452,696 -18% 87,541 108,016 274,165 337,708 6,108 4,993 2,396 1,979
Pennsylvania 527,729 502,080 5.1% 64 103 518,581 494,051 708 615 8,376 7,312
East North Central 790,287 852,535 -7.3% 282,945 382,447 475,972 446,919 7,996 7,522 23,374 15,647
Illinois 146,271 149,481 -2.1% 8,355 13,725 130,450 128,973 2,487 1,813 4,980 4,970
Indiana 136,308 152,405 -11% 57,187 123,508 66,883 24,991 988 1,016 11,251 2,890
Michigan 195,965 225,323 -13% 70,122 87,203 119,546 129,419 2,957 3,052 3,340 5,650
Ohio 206,855 210,518 -1.7% 54,016 55,135 150,795 153,812 1,227 1,051 818 520
Wisconsin 104,887 114,807 -8.6% 93,264 102,876 8,299 9,724 339 590 2,985 1,617
West North Central 161,737 179,323 -9.8% 139,274 151,096 18,079 23,870 1,463 1,609 2,921 2,747
Iowa 31,573 22,012 43% 29,265 20,699 37 0.20 469 459 1,801 854
Kansas 20,816 20,680 0.7% 20,589 20,399 0 0 0 0 227 281
Minnesota 48,862 65,624 -26% 39,170 52,636 8,574 11,137 491 636 628 1,215
Missouri 42,038 47,411 -11% 31,921 34,015 9,468 12,732 490 501 159 163
Nebraska 6,181 5,813 6.3% 6,168 5,791 0 0 13 13 0.02 9
North Dakota 6,554 10,373 -37% 6,448 10,146 0 0 0 0 106 227
South Dakota 5,713 7,410 -23% 5,713 7,410 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 2,414,067 2,415,762 -0.1% 1,970,870 1,947,864 410,089 440,121 7,872 5,960 25,237 21,816
Delaware 49,376 58,855 -16% 186 711 44,696 53,122 0 0 4,494 5,022
District of Columbia 601 601 0.1% 0 0 0 0.31 601 600 0 0
Florida 1,192,463 1,186,725 0.5% 1,128,447 1,081,094 56,299 97,758 131 172 7,586 7,701
Georgia 373,297 381,331 -2.1% 280,701 295,258 88,929 83,189 0.45 0 3,666 2,884
Maryland 55,973 53,486 4.6% 3,224 0 46,190 48,046 6,111 5,048 448 391
North Carolina 279,751 293,942 -4.8% 240,963 254,527 37,277 38,745 970 80 541 590
South Carolina 133,271 131,598 1.3% 114,333 106,252 18,141 24,999 3 9 794 338
Virginia 316,918 298,102 6.3% 201,084 208,486 110,070 85,637 55 51 5,709 3,928
West Virginia 12,417 11,122 12% 1,932 1,536 8,487 8,625 0 0 1,999 961
East South Central 871,880 929,994 -6.2% 595,214 613,191 263,514 304,829 939 901 12,214 11,073
Alabama 370,297 403,770 -8.3% 132,145 120,458 231,699 277,130 0 0 6,454 6,182
Kentucky 82,170 67,386 22% 76,539 60,847 4,669 5,512 0 0 961 1,027
Mississippi 340,928 368,640 -7.5% 311,651 344,423 26,996 22,175 35 0 2,246 2,041
Tennessee 78,486 90,198 -13% 74,880 87,463 150 12 903 901 2,553 1,823
West South Central 2,220,631 2,480,580 -10% 799,638 886,812 1,041,646 1,204,698 4,395 4,706 374,952 384,364
Arkansas 123,423 131,629 -6.2% 115,119 54,814 6,467 74,981 418 433 1,419 1,401
Louisiana 423,118 481,008 -12% 244,478 280,472 29,680 44,592 598 739 148,362 155,205
Oklahoma 230,634 278,283 -17% 141,470 194,042 87,099 82,920 0.01 0.01 2,065 1,320
Texas 1,443,455 1,589,660 -9.2% 298,571 357,484 918,399 1,002,205 3,379 3,534 223,106 226,437
Mountain 668,947 739,943 -9.6% 522,713 550,066 130,777 175,191 2,243 2,274 13,215 12,413
Arizona 224,548 256,096 -12% 159,473 149,716 64,454 105,757 621 624 0 0
Colorado 94,180 93,347 0.9% 77,468 77,193 16,355 15,818 17 12 340 323
Idaho 21,694 24,098 -10% 11,935 13,694 8,989 9,590 172 170 599 644
Montana 4,706 5,382 -13% 3,700 4,499 987 864 0 0 19 19
Nevada 195,341 208,394 -6.3% 177,493 190,283 15,110 15,428 250 270 2,489 2,412
New Mexico 75,991 81,834 -7.1% 51,075 55,180 24,320 26,044 581 594 15 16
Utah 46,919 65,310 -28% 40,275 58,000 549 1,678 602 603 5,493 5,029
Wyoming 5,569 5,483 1.6% 1,294 1,502 13 12 0 0 4,261 3,969
Pacific Contiguous 821,891 885,536 -7.2% 322,537 345,161 419,433 460,049 11,812 11,593 68,109 68,733
California 641,500 701,605 -8.6% 222,701 245,491 340,121 377,035 11,568 11,301 67,109 67,778
Oregon 103,763 106,536 -2.6% 53,213 51,498 49,867 54,339 173 209 509 490
Washington 76,628 77,394 -1.0% 46,622 48,172 29,445 28,674 71 83 491 465
Pacific Noncontiguous 29,216 28,498 2.5% 28,933 28,224 0 0 22 7 261 267
Alaska 29,216 28,498 2.5% 28,933 28,224 0 0 22 7 261 267
Hawaii 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 9,507,760 10,170,110 -6.5% 4,754,883 5,018,894 4,161,987 4,571,375 50,060 46,304 540,830 533,537

Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-923.
Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Percentage change is calculated before rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report.