Table 6.3 Stocks of Coal, Petroleum Liquids, and Petroleum Coke:
Electric Power Sector, by Census Divison, 2016 and 2015

  Electric Power Sector Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers
Census Division December 2016 December 2015 Percentage Change December 2016 December 2015 December 2016 December 2015
Coal (Thousand Tons)
New England 1,638 1,758 -6.8% W W W W
Middle Atlantic 4,526 7,914 -42.8% 0 0 4,526 7,914
East North Central 35,636 43,926 -18.9% 22,656 27,729 12,980 16,198
West North Central 31,091 31,675 -1.8% W W W W
South Atlantic 26,769 35,260 -24.1% 24,404 32,248 2,364 3,012
East South Central 15,918 18,959 -16.0% 15,918 18,959 0 0
West South Central 24,799 34,018 -27.1% 16,279 21,483 8,520 12,535
Mountain 20,144 20,737 -2.9% W W W W
Pacific Contiguous W W W W W W W
Pacific Noncontiguous W W W W W W W
U.S. Total 162,009 195,548 -17.2% 130,885 153,226 31,124 42,322
Petroleum Liquids (Thousand Barrels)
New England 4,529 4,918 -7.9% 679 689 3,850 4,229
Middle Atlantic 5,728 6,054 -5.4% 2,276 2,381 3,452 3,673
East North Central 1,158 1,158 -0.0% 846 862 312 296
West North Central 1,032 1,069 -3.5% 1,006 1,042 26 27
South Atlantic 12,109 12,323 -1.7% 9,637 9,839 2,472 2,484
East South Central 1,988 1,835 8.3% 1,914 1,765 73 70
West South Central 1,800 1,911 -5.8% 1,384 1,411 416 500
Mountain 410 411 -0.3% 376 380 34 31
Pacific Contiguous 358 517 -30.7% 249 414 109 103
Pacific Noncontiguous 2,591 2,689 -3.6% 2,554 2,661 37 28
U.S. Total 31,702 32,884 -3.6% 20,920 21,443 10,781 11,441
Petroleum Coke (Thousand Tons)
New England 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
East North Central 247 192 28.6% W W W W
West North Central 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic W W W W 148 W W
East South Central W W W W W 0 0
West South Central W W W W W 0 0
Mountain W W W 0 0 W W
Pacific Contiguous 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 845 1,340 -37.0% W W W W

W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Notes: See Glossary for definitions. Values are final. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form-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-923, 'Power Plant Operations Report.'