US Natural Gas Usage


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Natural gas accounted for about 29% of U.S. energy consumption in 2015. The amount of natural gas used in the U.S. in 2015, expressed in units of a trillion cubic feet (Tcf) is as follows:

  • Electric power—9.7 Tcf
  • Industrial—9.1 Tcf
  • Residential—4.6 Tcf
  • Commercial—3.2 Tcf
  • Transportation—0.9 Tcf