State Energy Data Release—March 9, 2012
State-level estimates for kerosene, distillate fuel oil, and residual fuel oil for data year 2010, are available at SEDS Updates. Data highlights include the following:
- U.S. consumption of distillate fuel oil totaled 8.1 quadrillion Btu in 2010, a 5% increase from 2009. The top consuming States were Texas, California, Pennsylvania, and New York.
- U.S. consumption of residual fuel oil totaled 1.2 quadrillion Btu in 2010, a 5% increase from 2009. The top consuming States were California, Texas, and Florida.
- The U.S. average distillate fuel oil price rose to $20.64 per million Btu from $16.98 per million Btu in 2009, a 22% increase. The U.S. average residual fuel oil price rose to $11.89 per million Btu from $9.69 per million Btu in 2009, a 23% increase.
- U.S. consumption of kerosene totaled 41 trillion Btu in 2010, a 14% increase from 2009. The top consuming States were New York, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina.
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.