Table 6.3 Stocks of Coal, Petroleum Liquids, and Petroleum Coke:
Electric Power Sector, by Census Divison, 2017 and 2016

  Electric Power Sector Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers
Census Division December 2017 December 2016 Percentage Change December 2017 December 2016 December 2017 December 2016
Coal (Thousand Tons)
New England 933 1,638 -43.1% W W W W
Middle Atlantic 3,876 4,526 -14.4% W 0 W 4,526
East North Central 28,906 35,636 -18.9% 19,532 22,656 9,374 12,980
West North Central 28,193 31,091 -9.3% 28,193 W 0 W
South Atlantic 24,030 26,769 -10.2% 21,746 24,404 2,284 2,364
East South Central 12,266 15,918 -22.9% 12,266 15,918 0 0
West South Central 19,583 24,799 -21.0% 14,040 16,279 5,543 8,520
Mountain 18,782 20,144 -6.8% 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 137,687 162,009 -15.0% 114,782 130,885 22,905 31,124
Petroleum Liquids (Thousand Barrels)
New England 3,452 4,534 -23.9% 589 683 2,864 3,852
Middle Atlantic 5,176 5,792 -10.6% 2,008 2,331 3,168 3,461
East North Central 1,144 1,167 -2.0% 788 855 356 312
West North Central 984 1,040 -5.4% 957 1,014 26 26
South Atlantic 11,917 12,144 -1.9% 9,891 9,637 2,026 2,507
East South Central 1,729 2,004 -13.7% 1,656 1,931 73 73
West South Central 1,675 1,800 -6.9% 1,314 1,384 361 416
Mountain 410 410 0.0% 378 376 32 34
Pacific Contiguous 338 358 -5.5% 235 249 104 109
Pacific Noncontiguous 2,468 2,591 -4.7% 2,436 2,554 32 37
U.S. Total 29,294 31,839 -8.0% 20,253 21,013 9,041 10,827
Petroleum Coke (Thousand Tons)
New England 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
East North Central W 247 W W W W W
West North Central 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic W W W 107 W 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 864 845 2.2% 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.'