Table 3.7  Value of Fossil Fuel Imports, 1949-2011
                     (Thousand Dollars)


Year
Coal Coal Coke Natural Gas Crude Oil 1 Petroleum Products 2 Total
Nominal 3 Real 4 Nominal 3 Real 4 Nominal 3 Real 4 Nominal 3 Real 4 Nominal 3 Real 4 Nominal 3 Real 4
1949
2,368   16,332 [R] 3,976   27,423 [R] 0   0   304,658   2,101,235 [R] 137,130   945,789 [R] 448,132   3,090,779 [R]
1950
2,624   17,904 [R] 5,297   36,142 [R] 0   0   369,208   2,519,159 [R] 214,629   1,464,445 [R] 591,758   4,037,650 [R]
1951
2,420   15,402 [R] 1,932   12,296 [R] 0   0   374,869   2,385,877 [R] 226,391   1,440,880 [R] 605,612   3,854,455 [R]
1952
2,301   14,397 [R] 4,527   28,326 [R] 826   5,168 [R] 423,280   2,648,480 [R] 252,390   1,579,214 [R] 683,324   4,275,585 [R]
1953
2,157   13,336 [R] 1,715   10,603 [R] 1,120   6,925 [R] 509,851   3,152,288 [R] 251,801   1,556,826 [R] 766,644   4,739,978 [R]
1954
1,713   10,495 [R] 1,258   7,707 [R] 913   5,594 [R] 544,550   3,336,295 [R] 284,119   1,740,712 [R] 832,553   5,100,803 [R]
1955
2,641   15,909 [R] 1,405   8,463 [R] 1,297   7,813 [R] 654,788   3,944,268 [R] 441,489   2,659,412 [R] 1,101,620   6,635,865 [R]
1956
2,885   16,803 [R] 1,471   8,567 [R] 1,042   6,069 [R] 837,626   4,878,427 [R] 448,061   2,609,557 [R] 1,291,085   7,519,423 [R]
1957
3,155   17,784 [R] 1,544   8,703 [R] 3,317   18,697 [R] 980,142   5,524,728 [R] 567,381   3,198,134 [R] 1,555,539   8,768,046 [R]
1958
2,580   14,223 [R] 1,571   8,661 [R] 21,821   120,299 [R] 939,708   5,180,594 [R] 684,847   3,775,550 [R] 1,650,527   9,099,327 [R]
1959
2,455   13,375 [R] 1,441   7,851 [R] 26,329   143,443 [R] 872,606   4,754,051 [R] 662,852   3,611,288 [R] 1,565,683   8,530,008 [R]
1960
1,860   9,994 [R] 1,498   8,049 [R] 28,372   152,439 [R] 895,055   4,809,021 [R] 731,341   3,929,406 [R] 1,658,126   8,908,908 [R]
1961
1,369   7,274 [R] 1,543   8,198 [R] 44,733   237,676 [R] 933,310   4,958,876 [R] 710,084   3,772,828 [R] 1,691,039   8,984,852 [R]
1962
1,921   10,069 [R] 1,855   9,723 [R] 86,022   450,896 [R] 1,011,855   5,303,779 [R] 753,461   3,949,371 [R] 1,855,114   9,723,839 [R]
1963
2,119   10,990 [R] 2,047   10,617 [R] 98,246   509,548 [R] 1,025,156   5,316,923 [R] 737,774   3,826,430 [R] 1,865,342   9,674,509 [R]
1964
2,289   11,691 [R] 1,509   7,707 [R] 99,386   507,589 [R] 1,080,290   5,517,314 [R] 782,996   3,998,958 [R] 1,966,470   10,043,258 [R]
1965
1,564   7,845 [R] 1,379   6,917 [R] 105,418   528,782 [R] 1,119,838   5,617,165 [R] 923,739   4,633,522 [R] 2,151,938   10,794,232 [R]
1966
1,654   8,068 [R] 1,790   8,731 [R] 106,024   517,140 [R] 1,115,259   5,439,757 [R] 987,305   4,815,652 [R] 2,212,032   10,789,347 [R]
1967
1,992   9,426 [R] 1,704   8,063 [R] 129,446   612,530 [R] 1,064,210   5,035,773 [R] 1,015,981   4,807,557 [R] 2,213,333   10,473,350 [R]
1968
1,900   8,624 [R] 1,904   8,642 [R] 146,658   665,689 [R] 1,184,045   5,374,450 [R] 1,164,139   5,284,095 [R] 2,498,646   11,341,501 [R]
1969
1,081   4,676 [R] 3,354   14,508 [R] 195,034   843,609 [R] 1,298,179   5,615,204 [R] 1,239,200   5,360,093 [R] 2,736,848   11,838,090 [R]
1970
457   1,878 [R] 3,531   14,508 [R] 257,542   1,058,189 [R] 1,260,164   5,177,763 [R] 1,482,512   6,091,347 [R] 3,004,206   12,343,685 [R]
1971
1,773   6,938 [R] 5,038   19,715 [R] 312,067   1,221,206 [R] 1,687,279   6,602,798 [R] 1,656,211   6,481,220 [R] 3,662,368   14,331,878 [R]
1972
691   2,592 [R] 4,649   17,440 [R] 314,987   1,181,630 [R] 2,369,176   8,887,632 [R] 1,989,182   7,462,138 [R] 4,678,685   17,551,431 [R]
1973
1,607   5,712 [R] 39,263   139,547 [R] 362,282   1,287,610 [R] 4,240,225   15,070,461 [R] 3,497,893   12,432,091 [R] 8,141,270   28,935,421 [R]
1974
57,731   188,110 [R] 193,165   629,407 [R] 530,904   1,729,892 [R] 15,252,724   49,699,329 [R] 11,012,965   35,884,539 [R] 27,047,489   88,131,277 [R]
1975
21,682   64,547 [R] 156,488   465,863 [R] 1,151,106   3,426,829 [R] 18,290,356   54,450,168 [R] 6,768,328   20,149,230 [R] 26,387,960   78,556,637 [R]
1976
17,739   49,942 [R] 111,066   312,695 [R] 1,660,171   4,674,036 [R] 25,456,155   71,669,121 [R] 6,651,244   18,725,876 [R] 33,896,375   95,431,670 [R]
1977
39,355   104,161 [R] 130,668   345,838 [R] 2,000,474   5,294,640 [R] 33,591,203   88,905,600 [R] 8,416,780   22,276,632 [R] 44,178,480   116,926,872 [R]
1978
74,521   184,298 [R] 408,606   1,010,526 [R] 2,060,954   5,096,956 [R] 32,297,938   79,876,191 [R] 7,303,604   18,062,579 [R] 42,145,623   104,230,550 [R]
1979
51,787   118,241 [R] 340,088   776,492 [R] 3,126,278   7,137,947 [R] 46,058,234   105,160,587 [R] 10,449,994   23,859,523 [R] 60,026,381   137,052,790 [R]
1980
30,468   63,753 [R] 52,050   108,912 [R] 4,213,498   8,816,509 [R] 61,899,003   129,520,209 [R] 12,541,104   26,241,560 [R] 78,736,123   164,750,943 [R]
1981
29,703   56,826 [R] 42,838   81,955 [R] 4,412,202   8,441,175 [R] 61,457,915   117,577,798 [R] 14,297,896   27,353,924 [R] 80,240,554   153,511,678 [R]
1982
22,571   40,699 [R] 9,212   16,610 [R] 4,693,844   8,463,629 [R] 45,723,820   82,446,167 [R] 13,862,759   24,996,410 [R] 64,312,206   115,963,515 [R]
1983
42,683   74,036 [R] 1,951   3,384 [R] 4,388,310   7,611,722 [R] 36,491,953   63,296,942 [R] 14,840,986   25,742,361 [R] 55,765,883   96,728,445 [R]
1984
45,465   76,007 [R] 47,098   78,737 [R] 3,438,468   5,748,312 [R] 36,444,573   60,926,782 [R] 17,865,156   29,866,352 [R] 57,840,760   96,696,190 [R]
1985
70,351   114,154 [R] 42,891   69,597 [R] 3,048,585 [R] 4,946,753 [R] 32,902,211   53,388,413 [R] 17,466,209   28,341,353 [R] 53,530,247 [R] 86,860,270 [R]
1986
79,676   126,488 [R] 25,379   40,290 [R] 1,823,591 [R] 2,895,003 [R] 22,608,355   35,891,405 [R] 12,181,415   19,338,342 [R] 36,718,416 [R] 58,291,527 [R]
1987
55,978   86,360 [R] 54,922   84,731 [R] 1,935,437 [R] 2,985,911 [R] 29,130,109   44,940,695 [R] 12,365,296   19,076,653 [R] 43,541,742 [R] 67,174,351 [R]
1988
63,936   95,361 [R] 193,510   288,623 [R] 2,380,614 [R] 3,550,718 [R] 27,546,848   41,086,490 [R] 12,434,623   18,546,405 [R] 42,619,531 [R] 63,567,597 [R]
1989
97,333   139,892 [R] 217,385   312,438 [R] 2,514,366 [R] 3,613,790 [R] 35,529,191   51,064,563 [R] 13,498,507   19,400,818 [R] 51,856,782 [R] 74,531,501 [R]
1990
92,994   128,690 [R] 72,080   99,748 [R] 2,972,582 [R] 4,113,618 [R] 43,784,833   60,591,781 [R] 16,902,824   23,391,027 [R] 63,825,313 [R] 88,324,864 [R]
1991
112,270   150,045 [R] 92,787   124,007 [R] 3,245,163 [R] 4,337,061 [R] 36,901,900   49,318,267 [R] 13,170,600   17,602,106 [R] 53,522,720 [R] 71,531,487 [R]
1992
127,234   166,106 [R] 143,362   187,162 [R] 3,954,382 [R] 5,162,514 [R] 38,553,100   50,331,732 [R] 11,984,200   15,645,578 [R] 54,762,278 [R] 71,493,092 [R]
1993
252,515   322,538 [R] 165,874   211,871 [R] 4,770,733 [R] 6,093,669 [R] 38,469,376   49,137,024 [R] 11,740,000   14,995,529 [R] 55,398,498 [R] 70,760,632 [R]
1994
272,383   340,734 [R] 274,244   343,062 [R] 4,906,579 [R] 6,137,827 [R] 38,479,418   48,135,374 [R] 11,143,000   13,939,204 [R] 55,075,624 [R] 68,896,202 [R]
1995
322,600   395,314 [R] 325,065   398,335 [R] 4,233,162 [R] 5,187,317 [R] 42,814,000   52,464,280 [R] 9,948,000   12,190,280 [R] 57,642,827 [R] 70,635,525 [R]
1996
274,114   329,626 [R] 244,004   293,419 [R] 5,786,704 [R] 6,958,602 [R] 54,931,000   66,055,388 [R] 15,268,000   18,360,009 [R] 76,503,822 [R] 91,997,044 [R]
1997
256,917   303,584 [R] 253,099   299,072 [R] 6,497,355 [R] 7,677,548 [R] 54,226,000   64,075,720 [R] 16,926,000 [5] 20,000,473 [5,R] 78,159,371 [R] 92,356,397 [R]
1998
280,770   328,064 [R] 292,227   341,451 [R] 6,209,554 [R] 7,255,508 [R] 37,252,000   43,526,827 [R] 13,012,000   15,203,776 [R] 57,046,551 [R] 66,655,626 [R]
1999
279,720   322,102 [R] 226,359   260,656 [R] 8,031,531   9,248,441 [R] 50,890,000   58,600,677 [R] 16,283,000   18,750,144 [R] 75,710,610   87,182,020 [R]
2000
376,689   424,567 [R] 249,253   280,934 [R] 14,937,332   16,835,919 [R] 89,876,000   101,299,550 [R] 29,375,000   33,108,664 [R] 134,814,274   151,949,634 [R]
2001
672,832   741,601 [R] 190,614   210,096 [R] 17,617,840   19,418,519 [R] 74,293,000   81,886,318 [R] 28,454,000   31,362,219 [R] 121,228,286   133,618,753 [R]
2002
599,308   650,037 [R] 244,266   264,942 [R] 12,648,708 [R] 13,719,368 [R] 79,252,000   85,960,345 [R] 23,520,000   25,510,868 [R] 116,264,282 [R] 126,105,560 [R]
2003
787,595   836,665 [R] 238,678   253,549 [R] 20,389,182   21,659,512 [R] 101,795,000   108,137,250 [R] 30,638,000   32,546,874 [R] 153,848,455   163,433,850 [R]
2004
1,023,473   1,057,460 [R] 1,231,979   1,272,890 [R] 24,742,222   25,563,844 [R] 136,030,000   140,547,187 [R] 43,236,000   44,671,750 [R] 206,263,674   213,113,130 [R]
2005
1,422,781   1,422,781   780,431   780,431   35,249,196   35,249,196   182,944,000   182,944,000   67,124,000   67,124,000   287,520,408   287,520,408  
2006
1,779,585   1,723,886 [R] 636,343   616,426 [R] 28,801,612   27,900,158 [R] 225,156,000   218,108,901 [R] 74,558,000   72,224,429 [R] 330,931,540   320,573,801 [R]
2007
1,731,724   1,630,211 [R] 478,374   450,332 [R] 31,654,088   29,798,533 [R] 245,771,000   231,363,966 [R] 81,849,000   77,051,032 [R] 361,484,186   340,294,074 [R]
2008
2,046,629   1,884,869 [R] 1,675,916   1,543,457 [R] 34,661,679   31,922,122 [R] 353,537,000   325,594,482 [R] 96,310,000   88,697,943 [R] 488,231,224   449,642,873 [R]
2009
1,446,880   1,318,594 [R] 93,042   84,793 [R] 15,718,198   14,324,561 [R] 194,603,000   177,348,741 [R] 57,230,000   52,155,766 [R] 269,091,121 [R] 245,232,455 [R]
2010
1,389,025   1,251,464 [R] 402,674   362,796 [R] 16,908,222 [R] 15,233,730 [R] 260,105,000 [R] 234,345,719 [R] 73,360,000 [R] 66,094,854 [R] 352,164,921 [R] 317,288,563 [R]
2011
1,352,239 [P] 1,192,861 [P] 552,240 [P] 487,151 [P] 14,608,060 [E] 12,886,319 [E] 336,795,000 [P] 297,099,532 [P] 99,486,000 [P] 87,760,341 [P] 452,793,539 [P] 399,426,204 [P]
1Beginning in 1977, includes imports for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. 5There is a discontinuity in this time series between 1996 and 1997 due to the addition of the commodity
category "Other Mineral Fuels."
2Includes petroleum preparations, liquefied propane and butane, and, beginning in 1997, other mineral fuels. R=Revised.  P=Preliminary.  E=Estimate.  (s)=Less than 0.005 billion. 
3See "Nominal Dollars" in Glossary. Notes:  ·  Includes value of imports into Puerto Rico from foreign countries;  excludes receipts into the 50
States and the District of Columbia from the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.  ·  Totals may not equal sum of
components due to independent rounding.
4In chained (2005) dollars, calculated by using gross domestic product implicit price deflators in Table D1. 
See "Chained Dollars" in Glossary.
Sources:  Coal and Coal Coke:  Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade Division, unpublished data.  Natural
Gas:  ·  1949-1962—Bureau of the Census, U.S. Imports of Merchandise for Consumption,
FT110.  ·  1963—Bureau of the Census, U.S. Imports of Merchandise for Consumption, FT125.
·  1964-1971—Bureau of the Census, U.S. Imports for Consumption and General Imports, FT246.  ·  1972 and
1973—Federal Power Commission (FPC), Pipeline Imports and Exports of Natural Gas - Imports and Exports of
LNG.  ·  1974-1977—FPC, United States Imports and Exports of Natural Gas, annual reports.
·  1978-1981—U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Imports and Exports of Natural Gas, annual
reports.  ·  1982-2009—EIA, Natural Gas Monthly (NGM), monthly reports.
·  2010—EIA, NGM (April 2012), Table 4.  ·  2011—EIA estimate based on volume and revenue data from
U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy.  Crude Oil and Petroleum Products:
·  1949-1962—Bureau of the Census, U.S. Imports of Merchandise for Consumption, FT110.
·  1963—Bureau of the Census, U.S. Imports of Merchandise for Consumption, FT125.
·  1964-1988—Bureau of the Census, U.S. Imports for Consumption, FT135.  ·  1989 forward—Bureau of the
Census, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Merchandise Trade, FT900, "Exports and Imports of Goods by Principal
SITC Commodity Groupings," Annual Revisions and December 2011 issue.