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Table 4-3. Domestic Demand for Refined Petroleum Products by Sector (Quadrillion Btu)

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Table 4-3. Domestic Demand for Refined Petroleum Products by Sector (Quadrillion Btu)

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  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Transportation 10.13 11.87 15.31 17.61 19.01 19.50 21.81 21.46 21.81 22.20 R22.76 R23.20 R23.74 R24.00 R24.64 25.23
Industrial 5.75 6.79 7.79 8.15 9.53 7.81 8.32 8.06 8.64 8.45 8.85 8.62 9.10 9.31 R9.15 9.46
Residential and commercial 3.49 3.87 4.31 3.81 3.04 2.52 2.17 2.15 2.13 2.14 2.09 2.08 2.20 2.14 R1.97 2.07
Electric utilities 0.55 0.73 2.12 3.17 2.63 1.09 1.25 1.18 0.95 1.05 0.97 0.66 0.73 0.82 R1.17 0.94
Total petroleum demand 19.92 23.26 29.53 R32.73 R34.20 30.92 33.55 32.85 33.53 33.84 R34.67 R34.55 R35.76 R36.27 R36.93 37.71
Transportation as % of total 50.9 51.0 51.8 53.8 55.6 63.1 65.0 65.3 65.0 65.6 65.7 67.1 66.4 66.2 R66.7 66.9

KEY: Btu = British thermal unit; R = revised.

NOTE: Transportation's share of U.S. petroleum demand in this table differs slightly from table 4-1 because this table takes into  account differences within sectors in the use of various grades of petroleum-based fuel that have different Btu content per unit volume.

SOURCES:
1960-70: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Review 1997, DOE/EIA-0384(97)  (Washington, DC: July 1998), tables 2.1, 5.12b, and A3. 1975-99: Ibid., Monthly Energy Review, Internet site www.eia.doe.gov/gov/pub/energy.overview/monthly.energy/, as of May 8, 2000, tables, 1.4, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, and 2.6.