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Summary data on energy production, consumption, stocks, trade, and prices

The January 2012 Monthly Energy Review (MER), EIA's primary report of recent energy statistics, was released on January 27, 2012.  Preliminary data indicate that for October 2011:

·         U.S. natural gas consumption totaled 1.8 quadrillion Btu, which represented 23 percent of U.S. total primary energy consumption.  U.S. natural gas production totaled 2.0 quadrillion Btu, which represented 31 percent of U.S. total primary energy production.

·         Natural gas accounted for 12 percent of U.S. primary energy imports and 11 percent of U.S. primary energy exports.

·         U.S. natural gas consumption accounted for 75 percent of commercial sector primary energy consumption, 61 percent of residential sector primary energy consumption, 40 percent of industrial sector primary energy consumption, 20 percent of electric power sector primary energy consumption, and 2 percent of transportation sector primary energy consumption.

The MER provides monthly and annual data on total energy production, consumption, and trade; energy prices; overviews of petroleum, natural gas, coal, electricity, nuclear energy, renewable energy, and international petroleum; carbon dioxide emissions; and data unit conversions. See What’s New in the MER for a record of changes.

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