US Natural Gas Usage

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Use of Natural Gas in US
EIA Natural Gas Explained

The amount of natural gas used in the U.S. in 2016, expressed in units of a trillion cubic feet (Tcf) is as follows:


  • Electric power—9.987 Tcf
  • Industrial—9.31 Tcf
  • Residential—4.35 Tcf
  • Commercial—3.11 Tcf
  • Transportation—0.74 Tcf