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.
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Consumption in million barrels
1990218.8
1995132.58
2000195.23
2005206.79
2006110.63
2007112.61
200880.93
200967.67
201065.07
201152.39
201240.98
201347.49
201453.59
201549.15
201643.67
201738.68
Consumption in million barrels
1990218.8
1995132.58
2000195.23
2005206.79
2006110.63
2007112.61
200880.93
200967.67
201065.07
201152.39
201240.98
201347.49
201453.59
201549.15
201643.67
201738.68
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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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Release date
September 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1990 to 2017
Supplementary notes
Figures were rounded.

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