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STATE ENERGY DATA RELEASE-March 18, 2011
State-level estimates of consumption, prices, and expenditures for kerosene, distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, and total petroleum through 2009
State-level estimates for kerosene, distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, and total petroleum, for data year 2009, are available at SEDS Updates. Data highlights include the following:
- U.S. consumption of petroleum totaled 36 quadrillion Btu in 2009, a 5% decrease from 2008. The top consuming States were Texas, California, and Florida.
- U.S. consumption of distillate fuel oil totaled 7.7 quadrillion Btu in 2009, an 8% decrease from 2008. Consumption of residual fuel oil totaled 1.2 quadrillion Btu, an 18% decrease.
- The price of petroleum averaged $17 per million Btu in the United States in 2009, a 30% decrease from 2008. Prices were highest in Vermont, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, and lowest in Louisiana, Hawaii, and Texas.
- From 2008 to 2009, total petroleum expenditures decreased 34%. In the transportation sector, petroleum expenditures decreased 33%. In the industrial sector, petroleum expenditures decreased 39%.
The State Energy Data System (SEDS) provides annual State-level estimates of energy consumption, prices, and expenditures by sector and energy source. A full set of State-level estimates for all fuels, all sectors, and all years through data year 2009 will be released by the end of June 2011.
Posted: March 23, 2011
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