Consumption of petroleum energy for electricity generation in the United States from 1990 to 2017
(in million barrels)
U.S. petroleum energy consumption for power generation 1990-2017
The statistic shows the consumption of petroleum for electricity generation in the United States from 1990 to 2017. In 2017, the United States consumed approximately 39 million barrels of petroleum in order to generate electricity.
Consumption of petroleum energy for electricity generation in the United States from 1990 to 2017
(in million barrels)
Consumption in million barrels
201738.68
201643.67
201549.15
201453.59
201347.49
201240.98
201152.39
201065.07
200967.67
200880.93
2007112.61
2006110.63
2005206.79
2000195.23
1995132.58
1990218.8
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Source

Release date

September 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

Figures were rounded.

U.S. petroleum energy consumption for power generation 1990-2017
The statistic shows the consumption of petroleum for electricity generation in the United States from 1990 to 2017. In 2017, the United States consumed approximately 39 million barrels of petroleum in order to generate electricity.
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