State Energy Data Release 3/19/13
STATE ENERGY DATA RELEASE—March 19, 2013
State-level estimates of consumption, prices, and expenditures for total petroleum for 2011
State-level estimates for total petroleum, for data year 2011, are available at SEDS Updates. Data highlights include the following:
- U.S. consumption of petroleum totaled 36.6 quadrillion Btu in 2011, a 1-percent decrease from 2010. The top consuming states were Texas, California, and Louisiana.
- The U.S. average petroleum price rose from $20.33 per million Btu in 2010 to $26.07 per million Btu in 2011, a 28-percent increase. Prices were highest in the District of Columbia, West Virginia, and Connecticut and lowest in Louisiana, Texas, and Georgia.
- From 2010 to 2011, total U.S. petroleum expenditures rose from $709 billion to $898 billion, a 27-percent increase. Transportation sector expenditures accounted for 79 percent of total expenditures in 2011.
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 2011 will be released in June 2013.