Summary data on energy production, consumption, stocks, trade, prices, and emissions
The February 2017 Monthly Energy Review (MER), EIA's primary report of recent and historical energy statistics, was released on February 24, 2017. Preliminary estimates indicate that for November 2016:
U.S. natural gas consumption totaled 2.2 quadrillion Btu, which represented 29% of U.S. total primary energy consumption. U.S. natural gas production totaled 2.2 quadrillion Btu, which represented 32% of U.S. total primary energy production.
As a share of U.S. primary energy consumption, natural gas consumption accounted for 74% in the commercial sector, 73% in the residential sector, 46% in the industrial sector , 25% in the electric power sector, and 3% in the transportation sector.
The MER provides monthly and annual data on total energy production, consumption, stocks, trade, prices, and emissions; overviews of U.S. petroleum, natural gas, coal, electricity, nuclear energy, renewable energy, and carbon dioxide emissions, as well as international petroleum; and data unit conversions. See What’s New in the MER for a record of changes.