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State-level estimates of consumption, prices, and expenditures for total petroleum through 2010

State-level estimates for total petroleum for data year 2010 are available at SEDS Updates.   Data highlights include the following:

  • U.S. consumption of petroleum totaled 37.1 quadrillion Btu in 2010, a 2-percent increase from 2009.  The top consuming States were Texas, California, and Louisiana. 
  • The U.S. average petroleum price rose to $20.33 per million Btu from $16.87 per million Btu in 2009, a 21-percent increase.  Prices were highest in Vermont, Connecticut, and the District of Columbia, and lowest in Louisiana, Texas, and Georgia.
  • From 2009 to 2010, total U.S. petroleum expenditures rose from $579 billion to $710 billion, a 23-percent increase.  Transportation sector expenditures accounted for 79 percent of total expenditures in 2010.

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 2010 will be released by the end of June 2012.


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