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Table E17. Petroleum and Natural Gas Price and Expenditure Estimates, Ranked by State, 2016

Table E17. Petroleum and Natural Gas Price and Expenditure Estimates, Ranked by State, 2016





Rank
Petroleum a Natural Gas b
Prices Expenditures Prices Expenditures

State
Dollars
per Million Btu

State
Million
Dollars

State
Dollars
per Million Btu

State
Million
Dollars
1 Oregon 18.57 Texas 71,774 Hawaii 27.30 California 13,434
2 California 18.45 California 62,478 District of Columbia 9.86 Texas 10,965
3 Vermont 17.99 Florida 27,024 Vermont 8.38 New York 8,125
4 Arizona 17.98 New York 21,760 Maryland 8.06 Florida 6,125
5 Connecticut 17.95 Pennsylvania 19,569 Alaska 7.95 Illinois 6,106
6 Maryland 17.87 Illinois 18,574 Massachusetts 7.50 Pennsylvania 5,792
7 New Hampshire 17.70 Ohio 18,266 Missouri 7.34 Michigan 5,157
8 West Virginia 17.68 Louisiana 16,362 Rhode Island 6.92 Ohio 4,929
9 Nevada 17.66 North Carolina 14,964 Washington 6.91 Louisiana 4,349
10 Delaware 17.62 New Jersey 14,769 New Hampshire 6.89 New Jersey 3,959
11 Pennsylvania 17.56 Georgia 14,622 California 6.62 Georgia 3,907
12 North Carolina 17.49 Michigan 14,386 Connecticut 6.54 Indiana 3,787
13 Idaho 17.49 Virginia 13,214 Maine 6.39 Massachusetts 3,245
14 District of Columbia 17.40 Washington 12,645 New York 6.23 Oklahoma 2,950
15 Rhode Island 17.35 Indiana 11,804 Montana 6.17 North Carolina 2,851
16 Maine 17.18 Tennessee 11,431 Illinois 6.12 Virginia 2,677
17 Massachusetts 17.09 Missouri 10,313 Utah 6.00 Wisconsin 2,626
18 Wisconsin 16.89 Arizona 10,014 Kansas 5.81 Alabama 2,604
19 Utah 16.88 Massachusetts 9,966 Michigan 5.74 Minnesota 2,374
20 New Mexico 16.73 Minnesota 9,470 Idaho 5.53 Missouri 1,959
21 Ohio 16.72 Wisconsin 9,213 Georgia 5.42 Colorado 1,945
22 Virginia 16.51 Alabama 8,904 Minnesota 5.39 Washington 1,903
23 South Dakota 16.47 South Carolina 8,773 Oregon 5.33 Maryland 1,792
24 Michigan 16.41 Kentucky 8,720 Wisconsin 5.31 Mississippi 1,792
25 Nebraska 16.30 Maryland 8,427 Oklahoma 5.30 Arizona 1,781
26 Colorado 16.28 Colorado 7,796 North Carolina 5.30 Iowa 1,744
27 Georgia 16.24 Oklahoma 7,767 Delaware 5.29 Tennessee 1,679
28 Minnesota 16.22 Iowa 6,738 Pennsylvania 5.27 Connecticut 1,635
29 Washington 16.21 Mississippi 6,711 Ohio 5.24 Arkansas 1,530
30 Montana 16.18 Oregon 6,427 Colorado 5.23 South Carolina 1,369
31 New York 16.10 Connecticut 5,589 Tennessee 5.21 Nevada 1,362
32 Kansas 16.10 Arkansas 5,271 New Jersey 5.20 Kentucky 1,344
33 South Carolina 16.09 Kansas 5,120 Kentucky 5.19 Oregon 1,304
34 Wyoming 16.08 Utah 4,755 Arkansas 5.18 Kansas 1,281
35 Florida 15.98 Nevada 4,505 West Virginia 5.16 Utah 1,214
36 Indiana 15.97 Nebraska 4,008 Iowa 5.14 Nebraska 800
37 North Dakota 15.97 New Mexico 3,900 Arizona 5.00 New Mexico 686
38 Tennessee 15.92 West Virginia 3,654 Indiana 5.00 Rhode Island 594
39 Illinois 15.88 Maine 3,396 Wyoming 4.94 Idaho 578
40 Arkansas 15.86 Hawaii 3,262 South Carolina 4.86 Delaware 541
41 Missouri 15.85 Alaska 3,238 South Dakota 4.86 Alaska 500
42 Alabama 15.73 Idaho 3,228 Virginia 4.81 West Virginia 493
43 New Jersey 15.66 New Hampshire 2,693 Nebraska 4.81 New Hampshire 410
44 Oklahoma 15.61 North Dakota 2,571 New Mexico 4.48 South Dakota 380
45 Iowa 15.01 Montana 2,402 Florida 4.39 Wyoming 378
46 Kentucky 14.90 Wyoming 2,235 Nevada 4.37 Montana 371
47 Alaska 14.74 South Dakota 1,966 Alabama 3.90 Maine 344
48 Mississippi 14.63 Delaware 1,466 North Dakota 3.65 District of Columbia 287
49 Hawaii 14.61 Vermont 1,461 Mississippi 3.51 North Dakota 241
50 Texas 12.20 Rhode Island 1,372 Texas 3.28 Vermont 103
51 Louisiana 10.57 District of Columbia 359 Louisiana 3.25 Hawaii 81
United States 15.62 United States 549,332 United States 5.09 United States 128,384
aPetroleum products as they are consumed; includes fuel ethanol blended into motor gasoline. Web Page: All data are available at https://www.eia.gov/state/seds/seds-data-complete.php.
bNatural gas as it is consumed; includes supplemental gaseous fuels that are commingled with natural
gas.
Sources: Data sources, estimation procedures, and assumptions are described in the Technical Notes.
Note: Rankings are based on unrounded data.