In 2021, the United States consumed about 30.28 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of natural gas.
|Sector||Amount (Tcf)||Share of total|
|Lease and plant fuel consumption||1.85||6%|
|Combined heat and power (CHP)||1.35||4%|
|All other (non-CHP)||6.85||23%|
|Pipeline and distribution||1.00||3%|
Monthly Energy Review, Table 4.3: Natural Gas Consumption by Sector
U.S. natural gas flow (diagram)
Natural gas consumption by end use
Definitions of natural gas end uses
Energy Explained: U.S. Energy Facts: Consumption and Production
Energy Explained: Use of Natural Gas
Last updated: May 11, 2022, with preliminary data for 2021 from the Monthly Energy Review, April 2022.