Table 3.8  Value of Fossil Fuel Exports, 1949-2011
                     (Thousand Dollars)


Year
Coal Coal Coke Natural Gas Crude Oil Petroleum Products 1 Total
Nominal 2 Real 3 Nominal 2 Real 3 Nominal 2 Real 3 Nominal 2 Real 3 Nominal 2 Real 3 Nominal 2 Real 3
1949
297,179   2,049,652 [R] 8,323   57,404 [R] 1,823   12,573 [R] 98,425   678,840 [R] 461,439   3,182,557 [R] 867,189   5,981,026 [R]
1950
269,195   1,836,756 [R] 6,159   42,024 [R] 3,199   21,827 [R] 102,717   700,853 [R] 394,434   2,691,280 [R] 775,704   5,292,740 [R]
1951
586,056   3,729,990 [R] 17,715   112,748 [R] 3,262   20,761 [R] 81,766   520,405 [R] 698,975   4,448,670 [R] 1,387,774   8,832,574 [R]
1952
493,851   3,090,045 [R] 13,733   85,928 [R] 4,134   25,867 [R] 78,366   490,339 [R] 739,410   4,626,517 [R] 1,329,494   8,318,696 [R]
1953
335,115   2,071,936 [R] 9,270   57,314 [R] 4,348   26,883 [R] 59,970   370,780 [R] 629,276   3,890,664 [R] 1,037,979   6,417,578 [R]
1954
304,258   1,864,098 [R] 6,248   38,280 [R] 4,014   24,593 [R] 45,026   275,861 [R] 609,061   3,731,534 [R] 968,607   5,934,365 [R]
1955
484,663   2,919,481 [R] 8,238   49,624 [R] 6,524   39,299 [R] 38,650   232,817 [R] 599,416   3,610,722 [R] 1,137,491   6,851,943 [R]
1956
732,126   4,263,984 [R] 11,468   66,791 [R] 8,812   51,322 [R] 90,336   526,127 [R] 666,660   3,882,702 [R] 1,509,402   8,790,926 [R]
1957
828,684   4,671,011 [R] 14,356   80,920 [R] 12,244   69,015 [R] 173,366   977,205 [R] 808,087   4,554,912 [R] 1,836,737   10,353,064 [R]
1958
525,643   2,897,861 [R] 7,126   39,286 [R] 14,655   80,793 [R] 14,748   81,305 [R] 510,791   2,815,982 [R] 1,072,963   5,915,227 [R]
1959
378,204   2,060,496 [R] 8,674   47,257 [R] 6,263   34,121 [R] 6,990   38,082 [R] 451,370   2,459,112 [R] 851,501   4,639,068 [R]
1960
353,929   1,901,617 [R] 6,831   36,702 [R] 3,630   19,504 [R] 8,032   43,155 [R] 466,878   2,508,478 [R] 839,300   4,509,456 [R]
1961
341,423   1,814,053 [R] 8,213   43,637 [R] 3,891   20,674 [R] 8,540   45,375 [R] 572,354   3,041,039 [R] 934,421   4,964,779 [R]
1962
376,986   1,976,025 [R] 7,424   38,914 [R] 3,871   20,290 [R] 5,086   26,659 [R] 433,193   2,270,642 [R] 826,560   4,332,530 [R]
1963
473,533   2,455,957 [R] 8,318   43,141 [R] 4,415   22,898 [R] 4,616   23,941 [R] 428,405   2,221,902 [R] 919,287   4,767,839 [R]
1964
463,276   2,366,067 [R] 10,093   51,547 [R] 4,244   21,675 [R] 3,806   19,438 [R] 429,864   2,195,424 [R] 911,283   4,654,152 [R]
1965
476,802   2,391,663 [R] 16,307   81,797 [R] 7,198   36,106 [R] 4,923   24,694 [R] 439,913   2,206,626 [R] 945,143   4,740,886 [R]
1966
467,654   2,281,016 [R] 23,415   114,208 [R] 18,244   88,986 [R] 9,879   48,186 [R] 455,741   2,222,910 [R] 974,933   4,755,307 [R]
1967
482,475   2,283,041 [R] 16,492   78,039 [R] 31,952   151,195 [R] 92,018   435,423 [R] 479,052   2,266,843 [R] 1,101,989   5,214,541 [R]
1968
502,533   2,281,027 [R] 18,613   84,485 [R] 39,055   177,273 [R] 11,227   50,960 [R] 481,282   2,184,567 [R] 1,052,710   4,778,312 [R]
1969
593,872   2,568,762 [R] 38,510   166,573 [R] 26,008   112,496 [R] 5,975   25,845 [R] 462,210   1,999,265 [R] 1,126,575   4,872,940 [R]
1970
961,447   3,950,394 [R] 78,885   324,123 [R] 30,140   123,839 [R] 18,450   75,807 [R] 501,332   2,059,873 [R] 1,590,254   6,534,037 [R]
1971
901,588   3,528,168 [R] 44,819   175,389 [R] 38,430   150,387 [R] 5,982   23,409 [R] 502,173   1,965,144 [R] 1,492,992   5,842,498 [R]
1972
984,111   3,691,755 [R] 30,720   115,242 [R] 39,657   148,768 [R] 1,822   6,835 [R] 488,942   1,834,197 [R] 1,545,252   5,796,796 [R]
1973
1,013,697   3,602,847 [R] 33,138   117,778 [R] 41,900   148,920 [R] 2,621   9,315 [R] 572,504   2,034,774 [R] 1,663,860   5,913,634 [R]
1974
2,436,891   7,940,342 [R] 43,564   141,949 [R] 54,982   179,153 [R] 13,565   44,200 [R] 872,554   2,843,122 [R] 3,421,556   11,148,765 [R]
1975
3,258,694   9,701,093 [R] 74,732   222,476 [R] 90,871   270,522 [R] 187   557   1,007,118   2,998,178 [R] 4,431,602   13,192,825 [R]
1976
2,910,475   8,194,136 [R] 66,726   187,860 [R] 100,558   283,110 [R] 27,129   76,379 [R] 1,069,702   3,011,633 [R] 4,174,590   11,753,118 [R]
1977
2,655,400   7,028,028 [R] 71,451   189,109 [R] 106,922   282,990 [R] 209,332   554,038 [R] 1,137,887   3,011,638 [R] 4,180,992   11,065,802 [R]
1978
2,049,731   5,069,200 [R] 49,226   121,741 [R] 111,864   276,651 [R] 389,443   963,133 [R] 1,232,357   3,047,748 [R] 3,832,621   9,478,474 [R]
1979
3,397,754   7,757,783 [R] 80,756   184,383 [R] 127,711   291,591 [R] 394,036   899,667 [R] 1,584,153   3,616,953 [R] 5,584,410   12,750,377 [R]
1980
4,627,066   9,681,877 [R] 130,348   272,746 [R] 229,170   479,525 [R] 750,541   1,570,465 [R] 2,120,717   4,437,482 [R] 7,857,842   16,442,096 [R]
1981
5,916,368   11,318,860 [R] 74,018   141,607 [R] 350,118   669,826 [R] 576,795   1,103,491 [R] 3,238,108   6,194,965 [R] 10,155,407   19,428,749 [R]
1982
5,991,328   10,803,166 [R] 61,394   110,702 [R] 300,330   541,535 [R] 468,870   845,435 [R] 5,861,283   10,568,678 [R] 12,683,205   22,869,516 [R]
1983
4,056,753   7,036,621 [R] 45,608   79,109 [R] 278,782   483,560 [R] 224,089   388,692 [R] 4,876,275   8,458,119 [R] 9,481,507   16,446,102 [R]
1984
4,132,454   6,908,494 [R] 69,456   116,114 [R] 269,151   449,957 [R] 185,294   309,768 [R] 4,616,024   7,716,910 [R] 9,272,379   15,501,244 [R]
1985
4,465,322   7,245,606 [R] 76,766   124,564 [R] 263,628 [R] 427,774 [R] 225,568   366,015 [R] 4,895,897   7,944,274 [R] 9,927,181 [R] 16,108,232 [R]
1986
3,929,552   6,238,275 [R] 65,517   104,010 [R] 172,172 [R] 273,327 [R] 117,166   186,004 [R] 3,765,986   5,978,610 [R] 8,050,393 [R] 12,780,227 [R]
1987
3,404,803   5,252,785 [R] 48,000   74,052 [R] 165,841 [R] 255,853 [R] 125,909   194,247 [R] 3,796,201   5,856,618 [R] 7,540,754 [R] 11,633,556 [R]
1988
4,012,822   5,985,177 [R] 77,148   115,067 [R] 201,768 [R] 300,940 [R] 77,202   115,148 [R] 2,724,995   4,064,366 [R] 7,093,935 [R] 10,580,699 [R]
1989
4,286,640   6,161,001 [R] 80,190   115,254 [R] 268,246 [R] 385,539 [R] 205,400   295,212 [R] 2,653,200   3,813,329 [R] 7,493,676 [R] 10,770,335 [R]
1990
4,510,420   6,241,759 [R] 50,096   69,326 [R] 265,252 [R] 367,069 [R] 137,100   189,726 [R] 4,233,300   5,858,266 [R] 9,196,168 [R] 12,726,146 [R]
1991
4,619,179   6,173,392 [R] 50,225   67,124 [R] 334,742 [R] 447,372 [R] 33,400   44,638 [R] 4,652,400   6,217,791 [R] 9,689,946 [R] 12,950,318 [R]
1992
4,237,939   5,532,702 [R] 44,349   57,898 [R] 486,635 [R] 635,310 [R] 32,400   42,299 [R] 4,268,500   5,572,600 [R] 9,069,823 [R] 11,840,809 [R]
1993
3,085,979   3,941,728 [R] 59,741   76,307 [R] 363,074 [R] 463,755 [R] 20,000   25,546 [R] 4,149,000   5,299,527 [R] 7,677,794 [R] 9,806,864 [R]
1994
2,849,373   3,564,390 [R] 40,245   50,344 [R] 404,345 [R] 505,811 [R] 49,000   61,296 [R] 3,362,000   4,205,654 [R] 6,704,963 [R] 8,387,494 [R]
1995
3,565,836   4,369,576 [R] 50,360   61,711 [R] 368,344 [R] 451,369 [R] 6,000   7,352 [R] 3,560,000   4,362,424 [R] 7,550,540 [R] 9,252,433 [R]
1996
3,687,782   4,434,616 [R] 61,095   73,468 [R] 455,577 [R] 547,839 [R] 560,000   673,409 [R] 4,254,000   5,115,502 [R] 9,018,454 [R] 10,844,832 [R]
1997
3,388,012   4,003,417 [R] 54,510   64,411 [R] 474,158 [R] 560,285 [R] 1,040,000   1,228,908 [R] 7,552,000 [4] 8,923,760 [4,R] 12,508,680 [R] 14,780,782 [R]
1998
3,035,588   3,546,911 [R] 44,944   52,514 [R] 389,567 [R] 455,187 [R] 895,000   1,045,756 [R] 5,679,000   6,635,586 [R] 10,044,099 [R] 11,735,954 [R]
1999
2,134,526   2,457,942 [R] 29,849   34,372 [R] 426,513   491,137 [R] 772,000   888,971 [R] 6,346,000   7,307,524 [R] 9,708,888   11,179,945 [R]
2000
2,041,232   2,300,680 [R] 49,183   55,434 [R] 999,236   1,126,242 [R] 463,000   521,849 [R] 9,729,000   10,965,590 [R] 13,281,651   14,969,795 [R]
2001
1,799,122   1,983,006 [R] 109,089   120,239 [R] 1,564,035   1,723,891 [R] 187,000   206,113 [R] 8,681,000   9,568,265 [R] 12,340,246   13,601,514 [R]
2002
1,601,424   1,736,978 [R] 63,786   69,185 [R] 1,760,355   1,909,362 [R] 92,000   99,787 [R] 8,650,000   9,382,186 [R] 12,167,565   13,197,498 [R]
2003
1,547,822   1,644,258 [R] 69,535   73,867 [R] 3,766,768   4,001,453 [R] 159,000   168,906 [R] 10,050,000   10,676,157 [R] 15,593,125   16,564,641 [R]
2004
2,597,168   2,683,413 [R] 107,357   110,922 [R] 5,201,700   5,374,434 [R] 277,000   286,198 [R] 12,853,000   13,279,813 [R] 21,036,225   21,734,781 [R]
2005
3,351,294   3,351,294   147,044   147,044   5,530,082   5,530,082   595,000   595,000   18,560,000   18,560,000   28,183,420   28,183,420  
2006
3,521,609   3,411,387 [R] 127,838   123,837 [R] 4,944,634   4,789,873 [R] 853,000   826,302 [R] 27,318,000   26,462,981 [R] 36,765,081   35,614,380 [R]
2007
4,156,481   3,912,829 [R] 131,039   123,358 [R] 5,691,382   5,357,755 [R] 1,015,000   955,501 [R] 32,278,000   30,385,872 [R] 43,271,902   40,735,314 [R]
2008
7,962,692   7,333,345 [R] 210,437   193,805 [R] 8,264,797   7,611,572 [R] 2,270,000   2,090,586 [R] 59,425,000   54,728,224 [R] 78,132,926   71,957,531 [R]
2009
5,994,573   5,463,070 [R] 135,199   123,211 [R] 4,793,436   4,368,431 [R] 1,618,000   1,474,542 [R] 42,891,000   39,088,117 [R] 55,432,207 [R] 50,517,372 [R]
2010
9,839,036   8,864,635 [R] 244,652   220,423 [R] 5,706,681 [R] 5,141,525 [R] 1,368,000 [R] 1,232,521 [R] 63,410,000 [R] 57,130,244 [R] 80,568,368 [R] 72,589,347 [R]
2011
15,966,276 [P] 14,084,452 [P] 210,431 [P] 185,629 [P] 7,008,159 [E] 6,182,161 [E] 1,460,000 [P] 1,287,921 [P] 103,540,000 [P] 91,336,527 [P] 128,184,866 [P] 113,076,689 [P]
1Includes 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.  
2See "Nominal Dollars" in Glossary. Notes:  ·  Includes value of exports from Puerto Rico to foreign countries;  excludes shipments from the 50
States and the District of Columbia to the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.  ·  Totals may not equal sum of
components due to independent rounding.
3In 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:  ·  1949-1971—Bureau of the Census, U.S. Exports, FT410.  ·  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 5.  ·  2011—EIA estimate based on volume and revenue data from U.S. Department of Energy, Office of
Fossil Energy.  Crude Oil and Petroleum Products:  ·  1949-1988—Bureau of the Census, U.S. Exports,
FT410.  ·  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.
4There is a discontinuity in this time series between 1996 and 1997 due to the addition of the commodity
category "Other Mineral Fuels."