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Natural Gas Expenditures
in Nebraska by Sector

In 2012, expenditures on natural gas dropped (22 percent) to $837.2 million from $1,073.9 million in 2011. The industrial sector spent $370.8 million (44 percent of the total spent), the residential sector spent $271.6 million (32 percent), and the commercial sector spent $164.1 million (20 percent). The electric power sector spent $30.2 million (4 percent), and the transportation sector spent $0.6 million (less than one percent of the total).

The expenditures are in nominal dollars to provide a better comparison.

line chart showing Natural Gas Expenditures by Sector in Nebraska from 1970 through 2012.

Natural Gas Expenditures by Sector, Nebraska,
2010 – 2012

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year Sectors Annual
Total
End–Use Sectors Electric
Power
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
2012 $164.1 $370.8 $271.6 $0.6 $30.2 $837.2
2011 $214.8 $483.2 $351.1 $0.6 $24.2 $1,073.9
2010 $226.5 $498.3 $359.2 $0.3 $28.2 $1,112.5

Natural Gas Expenditures by Sector, Nebraska,
1990 – 2009

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year Sectors Annual
Total
End–Use Sectors Electric
Power
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
2009 $236.5 $486.9 $374.9 $0.2 $20.9 $1,119.4
2008 $334.9 $695.5 $470.6 $0.3 $64.6 $1,565.8
2007 $275.4 $523.3 $430.3 $0.2 $97.8 $1,327.1
2006 $270.2 $447.0 $405.6 $0.2 $56.9 $1,180.0
2005 $258.9 $343.1 $405.4 $0.2 $65.8 $1,073.5
2004 $226.9 $259.6 $349.7 $0.4 $21.7 $858.4
2003 $195.7 $223.4 $330.3 $0.3 $25.9 $775.6
2002 $144.0 $171.8 $270.8 $0.2 $20.6 $607.5
2001 $207.6 $235.7 $406.4 $0.3 $18.7 $868.7
2000 $157.8 $216.3 $273.3 $0.2 $25.8 $673.4
1999 $114.2 $154.6 $205.4 $0.1 $13.0 $487.4
1998 $122.9 $173.0 $209.2 $0.1 $12.4 $517.5
1997 $165.2 $171.0 $268.0 $0.9 $7.8 $612.9
1996 $182.4 $118.9 $238.8 $0.2 $4.8 $545.0
1995 $158.7 $124.9 $217.8 $0.1 $5.1 $506.6
1994 $165.0 $115.3 $222.6 $0.1 $6.2 $509.2
1993 $148.3 $119.5 $239.5 $0.1 $5.1 $512.4
1992 $137.8 $77.2 $199.5 $0.1 $4.4 $419.0
1991 $156.1 $68.3 $207.5 $0.0 $6.9 $438.8
1990 $140.7 $76.5 $190.9 $0.0 $7.3 $415.4

Natural Gas Expenditures by Sector, Nebraska,
1970 – 1989

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year Sectors Annual
Total
End–Use Sectors Electric
Power
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
1989 $140.7 $89.2 $200.6 $0.0 $5.9 $436.5
1988 $147.7 $92.1 $194.0 $0.0 $5.2 $439.0
1987 $126.6 $83.2 $169.5 $0.0 $4.4 $383.6
1986 $142.8 $66.3 $194.0 $0.0 $5.3 $408.4
1985 $166.0 $119.4 $233.9 $0.0 $4.4 $523.7
1984 $179.0 $140.1 $243.3 $0.0 $4.8 $567.2
1983 $164.7 $138.8 $234.1 $0.0 $4.9 $542.5
1982 $150.2 $131.1 $213.6 $0.0 $4.6 $499.6
1981 $120.3 $113.6 $151.5 $0.0 $10.3 $395.7
1980 $99.1 $101.1 $133.5 $0.0 $20.5 $354.1
1979 $87.2 $61.3 $123.3 $0.0 $19.3 $291.2
1978 $62.6 $55.9 $94.8 $0.0 $13.8 $227.2
1977 $65.5 $60.9 $95.1 $0.0 $14.6 $236.1
1976 $56.2 $53.8 $75.1 $0.0 $15.5 $200.6
1975 $42.9 $49.2 $68.9 $0.0 $23.3 $184.3
1974 $34.3 $37.2 $56.3 $0.0 $23.0 $150.9
1973 $29.3 $30.5 $52.4 $0.0 $22.1 $134.4
1972 $26.5 $26.5 $59.4 $0.0 $18.2 $130.7
1971 $27.7 $19.6 $53.2 $0.0 $15.2 $115.7
1970 $24.7 $17.0 $49.6 $0.0 $12.8 $104.1

Sources: State Energy Price and Expenditure Report. Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Note: Totals may not equal the sum of the components due to independent rounding.

The table and graph were updated on December 4, 2014.
Typically, there are one to two years between updates.