Table 5.10  Natural Gas Plant Liquids Production, 1949-2011
                       (Thousand Barrels)



Year

Finished
Petroleum
Products 1
Liquefied Petroleum Gases

Pentanes
Plus 4



Total

Ethane 2

Isobutane
Normal
Butane 3

Propane 2,3

Total
1949
19,210 3,056   4,182   22,283   27,114   56,634   81,241   157,086  
1950
23,931 4,253   4,667   25,323   37,018   71,261   86,769   181,961  
1951
26,505 5,545   5,509   27,960   45,798   84,812   93,437   204,754  
1952
25,488 7,089   6,568   31,349   54,732   99,738   98,289   223,515  
1953
25,739 6,151   7,006   35,308   61,544   110,009   102,831   238,579  
1954
22,411 8,054   8,745   38,652   68,461   123,912   105,810   252,133  
1955
24,803 12,285   11,005   43,953   74,963   142,207   114,361   281,371  
1956
24,731 13,545   9,884   45,168   85,865   154,462   113,533   292,727  
1957
22,864 11,991   11,006   48,089   87,374   158,459   113,667   294,990  
1958
21,267 8,428   13,259   51,408   88,406   161,500   111,982   294,749  
1959
19,560 16,802   15,865   58,091   96,735   187,493   113,704   320,757  
1960
17,071 18,720   16,614   59,043   106,674   201,049   122,036   340,157  
1961
15,852 22,169   19,212   59,884   115,056   216,321   129,516   361,689  
1962
14,879 26,601   20,121   60,109   117,196   224,026   133,800   372,705  
1963
17,048 28,562   22,227   63,729   130,774   245,292   138,546   400,886  
1964
17,436 30,738   22,801   65,070   137,190   255,800   149,236   422,471  
1965
15,053 33,609   24,507   67,431   142,484   268,030   158,472   441,556  
1966
13,457 29,764   26,514   77,951   154,684   288,912   166,268   468,636  
1967
10,577 36,731   29,194   84,750   175,942   326,618   177,263   514,455  
1968
12,681 45,803   29,780   86,323   189,356   351,262   186,368   550,311  
1969
9,722 63,027   26,902   90,498   198,030   378,457   192,062   580,241  
1970
9,194 73,434   30,753   90,659   204,765   399,611   197,111   605,916  
1971
9,130 80,524   32,250   91,048   213,812   417,634   191,051   617,815  
1972
7,757 100,691   33,547   91,045   219,453   444,736   185,723   638,216  
1973
5,844 108,220   33,652   90,871   214,290   447,033   181,546   634,423  
1974
2,496 117,791   33,418   88,987   207,750   447,946   165,656   616,098  
1975
2,422 122,945   32,877   86,622   201,642   444,086   149,450   595,958  
1976
2,227 133,654   30,171   82,904   190,637   437,366   147,452   587,045  
1977
1,724 144,898   29,719   81,232   187,107   442,956   145,775   590,455  
1978
1,276 148,257   27,396   76,579   179,304   431,536   139,274   572,086  
1979
9,353 146,129   37,990   77,289   182,495   443,903   124,767   578,023  
1980
8,472 144,965   38,388   76,847   180,712   440,912   126,403   575,787  
1981
6,591 144,765   42,547   81,669   189,586   458,566   121,962   587,119  
1982
3,969 155,431   39,777   74,461   189,322   458,991   102,918   565,876  
1983
4,227 166,426   36,390   79,178   197,584   479,578   85,121   568,926  
1984
1,325 184,895   36,268   74,340   192,741   488,244   106,908   596,477  
1985
5,152 180,122   46,470   62,493   190,235   479,320   102,886   587,358  
1986
1,599 177,115   46,622   57,156   185,343   466,236   98,165   566,000  
1987
1,577 182,017   51,402   57,480   183,562   474,461   106,253   582,291  
1988
1,409 183,355   52,547   61,300   185,374   482,576   110,707   594,692  
1989
NA 170,119   54,473   54,968   171,778   451,338   112,787   564,125  
1990
NA 173,928   55,241   54,210   172,837   456,216   112,783   568,999  
1991
NA 193,319   61,511   54,818   177,863   487,511   118,147   605,658  
1992
NA 198,020   69,060   50,188   182,477   499,745   121,433   621,178  
1993
NA 202,782   70,057   51,661   187,166   511,666   121,852   633,518  
1994
NA 204,114   71,316   49,664   185,985   511,079   119,121   630,200  
1995
NA 209,073   67,555   55,063   189,408   521,099   122,100   643,199  
1996
NA 229,415   70,207   55,031   192,024   546,677   123,143   669,820  
1997
NA 232,617   69,661   52,434   192,538   547,250   116,016   663,266  
1998
NA 221,675   66,179   54,093   187,369   529,316   112,886   642,202  
1999
NA 246,545   68,278   56,674   192,993   564,490   110,630   675,120  
2000
NA 262,597   68,949   58,448   197,303   587,297   112,118   699,415  
2001
NA 252,746   72,436   48,363   196,453   569,998   111,966   681,964  
2002
NA 255,415   73,459   47,743   200,298   576,915   109,373   686,288  
2003
NA 228,298   66,974   47,244   184,594   527,110   100,400   627,510  
2004
NA 251,215   61,488   55,525   192,472   560,700   101,451   662,151  
2005
NA 236,885   61,502   48,862   182,236   529,485   97,218   626,703  
2006
NA 246,794   59,357   49,627   183,041   538,819   95,835   634,654  
2007
NA 258,682   64,281   46,833   185,099   554,895   95,899   650,794  
2008
NA 256,713   63,263   48,976   187,340   556,292   96,530   652,822  
2009
NA 280,590   68,704   49,528   199,398   598,220   98,904   697,124  
2010
NA 317,180 [R] 68,247 [R] 56,655 [R] 213,782 [R] 655,864 [R] 101,155 [R] 757,019 [R]
2011P
NA 331,724   76,068   55,612   225,673   689,077   107,618   796,695  
1Motor gasoline, aviation gasoline, special naphthas, distillate fuel oil, and miscellaneous products. R=Revised.  P=Preliminary.  NA=Not available.  
2Reported production of ethane-propane mixtures has been allocated 70 percent ethane and 30
percent propane.
Note:  Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.
3Reported production of butane-propane mixtures has been allocated 60 percent butane and 40
percent propane.
Web Page:  For related information, see http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/.
4Through 1983, "Pentanes Plus" was reported separately as natural gasoline, isopentane, and plant
condensate.
Sources:  ·  1949-1968—Bureau of Mines, Minerals Yearbook, "Crude Petroleum and Petroleum
Products" chapter.  ·  1969-1975—Bureau of Mines, Mineral Industry Surveys, Petroleum Statement,
Annual, annual reports.  ·  1976-1980—U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Energy Data
Reports, Petroleum Statement, Annual, annual reports.  ·  1981-2010—EIA, Petroleum Supply Annual,
annual reports.  ·  2011—EIA, Petroleum Supply Monthly (February 2012).