Table 7.16. Receipts of Natural Gas Delivered for Electricity Generation by State, 2016 and 2015
(Million Cubic Feet)

  Electric Power Sector  
Census Division
and State
All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector
  Year 2016 Year 2015 Percentage Change Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2015
New England 372,811 370,575 0.6% 1,973 2,208 370,838 368,367 0 0 0 0
Connecticut 118,539 116,115 2.1% 0 0 118,539 116,115 0 0 0 0
Maine 22,591 18,262 24% 0 0 22,591 18,262 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 150,999 145,641 3.7% 1,497 1,900 149,502 143,741 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 33,883 42,713 -21% 476 308 33,407 42,405 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 46,798 47,843 -2.2% 0 0 46,798 47,843 0 0 0 0
Vermont 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 1,212,167 1,103,350 9.9% 101,020 100,143 1,108,355 1,001,191 0 0 2,792 2,016
New Jersey 309,871 266,209 16% 0 0 309,871 266,209 0 0 0 0
New York 422,842 421,822 0.2% 101,020 100,143 320,922 320,884 0 0 900 794
Pennsylvania 479,454 415,319 15% 0 0 477,561 414,097 0 0 1,892 1,222
East North Central 845,653 650,392 30% 373,096 289,805 454,803 348,022 6,357 5,235 11,398 7,331
Illinois 135,248 72,846 86% 12,793 4,906 122,418 67,883 0 0 36 57
Indiana 148,401 113,996 30% 121,845 90,386 26,556 23,610 0 0 0 0
Michigan 237,431 160,213 48% 83,424 49,690 141,907 101,036 6,357 5,235 5,744 4,252
Ohio 209,824 204,922 2.4% 55,369 55,607 152,722 148,304 0 0 1,733 1,012
Wisconsin 114,750 98,416 17% 99,664 89,216 11,201 7,189 0 0 3,885 2,010
West North Central 179,892 133,003 35% 151,235 113,623 25,263 17,690 1,409 1,136 1,985 555
Iowa 31,395 24,510 28% 30,523 24,490 0 0 0 0 872 19
Kansas 17,007 11,865 43% 17,007 11,865 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 64,230 51,801 24% 49,834 43,836 13,294 7,372 10 74 1,092 519
Missouri 45,802 35,353 30% 32,434 23,974 11,970 10,318 1,399 1,062 0 0
Nebraska 4,333 3,510 23% 4,312 3,493 0 0 0 0 21 16
North Dakota 11,320 520 NM 11,320 520 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 5,804 5,444 6.6% 5,804 5,444 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Atlantic 2,396,562 2,253,356 6.4% 1,942,448 1,847,641 413,536 363,728 0 0 40,577 41,987
Delaware 63,408 54,963 15% 0 0 49,502 41,150 0 0 13,906 13,812
District of Columbia 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 1,153,072 1,124,717 2.5% 1,072,377 1,072,494 80,695 51,313 0 0 0 910
Georgia 390,148 363,615 7.3% 297,542 258,451 82,871 92,429 0 0 9,735 12,736
Maryland 47,562 37,007 29% 0 0 45,379 36,516 0 0 2,182 492
North Carolina 292,769 273,890 6.9% 253,834 238,411 38,745 29,779 0 0 189 5,700
South Carolina 130,416 131,628 -0.9% 105,944 118,356 22,310 12,522 0 0 2,162 750
Virginia 304,679 254,277 20% 211,213 158,515 85,355 88,175 0 0 8,111 7,587
West Virginia 14,508 13,259 9.4% 1,537 1,414 8,678 11,845 0 0 4,293 0
East South Central 939,721 843,264 11% 621,230 520,943 306,493 312,000 0 0 11,998 10,321
Alabama 394,076 376,645 4.6% 115,349 94,387 278,728 282,258 0 0 0 0
Kentucky 67,374 54,355 24% 61,863 48,420 5,511 5,935 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 378,393 332,183 14% 356,139 308,376 22,254 23,806 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 99,878 80,081 25% 87,879 69,760 0 0 0 0 11,998 10,321
West South Central 2,855,252 2,915,238 -2.1% 863,058 836,372 1,369,805 1,439,913 0 0 622,389 638,953
Arkansas 133,676 109,604 22% 50,915 31,168 80,503 74,489 0 0 2,258 3,948
Louisiana 536,078 540,484 -0.8% 271,761 299,974 50,056 36,611 0 0 214,261 203,898
Oklahoma 276,545 254,326 8.7% 193,111 168,137 82,633 85,496 0 0 801 693
Texas 1,908,954 2,010,824 -5.1% 347,272 337,093 1,156,613 1,243,317 0 0 405,068 430,414
Mountain 688,171 670,939 2.6% 532,547 507,474 154,856 162,953 0 0 768 512
Arizona 254,500 247,291 2.9% 148,841 138,854 105,659 108,437 0 0 0 0
Colorado 90,645 87,626 3.4% 76,165 70,667 14,481 16,960 0 0 0 0
Idaho 20,974 24,559 -15% 12,110 14,164 8,865 10,395 0 0 0 0
Montana 3,386 4,978 -32% 3,367 4,957 18 21 0 0 0 0
Nevada 191,152 188,354 1.5% 191,152 188,354 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 73,286 65,736 11% 48,589 39,673 24,697 26,063 0 0 0 0
Utah 54,033 51,263 5.4% 52,142 49,682 1,123 1,070 0 0 768 512
Wyoming 194 1,131 -83% 182 1,124 12 8 0 0 0 0
Pacific Contiguous 767,973 886,660 -13% 307,952 331,027 430,569 516,331 0 0 29,451 39,302
California 593,164 720,997 -18% 212,636 234,515 351,077 447,181 0 0 29,451 39,302
Oregon 106,814 85,639 25% 52,607 46,071 54,207 39,567 0 0 0 0
Washington 67,994 80,024 -15% 42,708 50,441 25,285 29,583 0 0 0 0
Pacific Noncontiguous 12,979 15,803 -18% 12,979 15,803 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alaska 12,979 15,803 -18% 12,979 15,803 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Total 10,271,180 9,842,581 4.4% 4,907,538 4,565,040 4,634,518 4,530,195 7,766 6,371 721,358 740,975

NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
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 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."