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Gulf of Mexico Fact Sheet

Release Date: July 17, 2018

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U.S. Petroleum and Other Liquid Fuels Facts for 2017

 

million barrels
per day
Share of total U.S.
liquid fuels supplied
Liquid Fuels Production 15.8 79%
U.S. Crude Oil Production 9.4 47%
Total U.S. Federal Offshore 1.7 9%
Gulf of Mexico Federal Offshore 1.7 8%
Natural Gas Plant Liquids 3.7 19%
Refinery Processing Gain 1.1 6%
Biofuels 1.1 6%
Other1 0.4 2%
Stocks Withdrawn 0.4 2%
Net Imports 3.7 19%
Gross Imports into Gulf Coast 3.5 18%
Total U.S. Liquid Fuels Supplied2 19.9 100%
Federal Offshore share of U.S. crude oil production 18%
Gulf of Mexico Federal Offshore share of U.S. crude oil production 18%
1. Accounts for non-biofuel oxygenates, denaturants, other hydrocarbons, hydrogen, and crude oil adjustments.
2. Liquid fuels consumption equals product supplied reported in the Petroleum Supply Monthly
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
Year-End 2016 U.S. Proved Crude Oil, Condensate and Natural Gas Liquid Reserves
million barrels
Crude Oil Condensate
Natural Gas Plant Liquids
Total
U.S. Total Offshore 4,250 160 304 4,714
U.S. Federal Offshore 4,033 155 293 4,481
U.S. State Offshore 217 5 11 233
U.S. Onshore 28,523 2,280 14,449 45,252
U.S. Total Reserves 32,773 2,440 14,753 49,966
Total Gulf Offshore 4,037 160 304 4,501
Federal Gulf of Mexico 3,983 155 293 4,431
Gulf States Offshore 54 5 11 70
Total Offshore Percent of Total Reserves 12% 7% 2% 9%
Total Gulf Offshore Percent of Total Reserves 12% 7% 2% 9%
Note: Alaskan reserves are all shown as onshore.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Proved Reserves, 2016
Natural Gas Facts for 2017

 

trillion cubic feet Share of Total U.S.
Natural Gas Consumed
U.S. Dry Gas Production 26.9 96%
Total Federal Offshore Dry Production 1.1 4%
Federal Gulf of Mexico Offshore Dry Production 1.1 4%
Supplemental Gaseous Fuels 0.1 0%
Net Imports -0.1 4%
LNG Imports into Gulf Coast 0 0%
Net Storage Withdrawals 0.3 -1%
Balancing Item 0.1 0%
Total U.S. Natural Gas Consumed 27.1 100%
Federal Offshore Share of U.S. Dry Natural Gas Production 4%
Federal Gulf of Mexico Offshore Share of U.S. Dry Natural Gas 4%
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly (June 2018), DOE Office of Fossil Energy Import/Export Data, and EIA estimates.
Year-End 2016 U.S. Natural Gas Proved Reserves
  Natural Gas Proved Reserves
trillion cubic feet
U.S Total Offshore       7.1
U.S. Federal Offshore       6.6
U.S. State Offshore       0.5
U.S. Onshore       334.0
U.S. Total Reserves       341.1
Total Gulf Offshore       7.0
Federal Gulf of Mexico       6.5
Gulf States Offshore       0.4
 
Total Offshore Percent of Total Reserves       2%
Total Gulf Offshore Percent of Total Reserves       2%
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Proved Reserves, 2016  
U.S. Gulf Coast Operable Refinery Capacity As Of January 2018
  barrels per calendar day
Refiner Refinery State Capacity
Louisiana Gulf Coast Refining District
Alon Refining Krotz Springs Inc Krotz Springs LA 80,000
Calcasieu Refining Co Lake Charles LA 125,000
Chalmette Refining LLC Chalmette LA 190,000
Chevron USA Inc Pascagoula MS 352,000
Citgo Petroleum Corp Lake Charles LA 418,000
ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Co Baton Rouge LA 502,500
Marathon Petroleum Company LLC Garyville LA 556,000
Phillips 66 Company Belle Chasse LA 249,700
Phillips 66 Company Westlake LA 260,000
Placid Refining Co Port Allen LA 75,000
Shell Chemical LP Saraland AL 91,575
Shell Oil Products U.S. Convent LA 209,787
Shell Oil Products U.S. Norco LA 218,200
Valero Refining - Meraux LLC Meraux LA 125,000
Valero Refining New Orleans LLC Norco LA 215,000
Subtotal 3,667,762
Texas Gulf Coast Refining District
Buckeye Texas Processing LLC Corpus Christi TX 60,000
Citgo Refining & Chemical Inc Corpus Christi TX 157,500
Deer Park Refining LTD Partnership Deer Park TX 275,000
ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Co Baytown TX 560,500
ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Co Beaumont TX 365,644
Flint Hills Resources LP Corpus Christi TX 319,000
Houston Refining LP Houston TX 263,776
Kinder Morgan Crude & Condensate Galena Park TX 84,000
Magellan Terminal Holdings LP Corpus Christi TX 42,500
Marathon Petroleum Company LLC Galveston Bay TX 571,000
Motiva Enterprises LLC Port Arthur TX 603,000
Pasadena Refining Systems Inc Pasadena TX 112,229
Petromax Refining LLC Houston TX 25,000
Phillips 66 Company Sweeny TX 256,000
Premcor Refining Group Inc Port Arthur TX 335,000
Total Petrochemicals Inc Port Arthur TX 225,500
Valero Refining Co Texas LP Corpus Christi TX 275,000
Valero Refining Co Texas LP Houston TX 199,000
Valero Refining Co Texas LP Texas City TX 225,000
Subtotal 4,954,649
Total U.S. Gulf Coast Capacity 8,622,411
Total U.S. Capacity 18,598,497
 
U.S. Gulf Coast Share of U.S. Refinery Capacity 46%
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Refinery Report, Table 3
U.S. Gulf Coast Natural Gas Processing Plants by Geographic Location updated through June 2014
Geographic Location Number of Plants Total Capacity (Bcf per day) Total Flow (Bcf/day) Percent Utilization Average Capacity (MMcf/day)
Alabama 16 1 <1 42% 91
Louisiana 49 11 5 51% 219
Mississippi 4 2 <1 21% 468
Texas 166 21 16 74% 128
Total U.S. Gulf Coast 235 35 22 63% 150
Total U.S. 519 71 46 65% 137
U.S. Gulf Coast Share 45% 50% 48%    

Units: Billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) and million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d).
Source: Preliminary 2014 data from Form EIA-757 Natural Gas Processing Plant Survey, Schedule A.