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Petroleum Consumption
in Nebraska by Sector

In 2012, the state's petroleum consumption was 44,434 thousand barrels (44.4 million barrels), a 0.6–percent increase from 44,192 thousand barrels (44.2 million barrels) in 2011. The transportation sector was responsible for over three–quarters (77.6 percent) of the consumption, with the industrial, residential, commercial, and electric power sectors consuming the remaining 17.8 percent, 3.5 percent, 1.0 percent, and 0.1 percent, respectively.

chart showing Petroleum Consumption by Sector, in Nebraska, from 1960 through 2011.

Petroleum Consumption by Sector,
Nebraska, 2000 – 2012

(Thousand Barrels)

Year Sectors Total
End–Use Sectors Electric
Power
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
2012422 7,921 1,556 34,492 43 44,434
2011 423 6,3332,120 35,24770 44,192
2010449 6,5672,214 36,72957 46,016
2009438 7,3052,198 31,67245 41,657
2008570 8,1382,494 31,02973 42,314
2007437 9,3971,88931,72976 43,528
2006410 9,7051,67631,28341 43,115
2005411 9,6161,94430,95763 42,990
2004583 10,5241,81231,25747 44,222
2003582 10,0062,03830,538102 43,564
2002388 9,6302,22730,39743 42,685
2001613 8,8411,87029,44562 40,831
20006348,0522,02231,21011942,038

Petroleum Consumption by Sector,
Nebraska, 1980 – 1999

(Thousand Barrels)

Year Sectors Total
End–Use Sectors Electric
Power
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
19993898,5241,95334,9947045,930
19983948,9561,90234,0219345,366
19973058,7081,47832,4047242,966
19963899,3511,83631,7634743,386
19952878,2531,37229,5016139,475
19944679,1241,34227,7564538,734
19934508,3261,45727,3114237,586
19925078,5311,51427,2202537,797
19914168,9031,54226,3203037,211
19905689,4571,26826,8713138,196
19895399,5841,61926,86911038,722
19885669,6611,53028,35014040,247
19876379,1081,56826,0509237,455
19865758,6511,28725,08210335,698
19851,0857,8771,48324,7226235,229
19841,1907,3061,19624,9924134,726
19831,1038,1532,16025,6548037,150
19826668,4621,96424,08413235,308
19816317,6401,84623,3779333,588
19804938,5061,90424,91126236,076

Petroleum Consumption by Sector,
Nebraska, 1960 – 1979

(Thousand Barrels)

Year Sectors Total
End–Use Sectors Electric
Power
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
197983111,0272,04027,60575042,254
197890410,0543,68130,3541,26746,260
19779379,4373,67128,94888843,882
19761,0409,8284,14227,5111,27943,800
19757908,0353,97625,97696739,745
19748757,9773,91726,31974839,836
19739396,9624,58727,84938240,719
19729827,3355,10426,45345540,329
19719217,2584,72824,14921737,273
19709507,0824,82123,49731436,665
19699346,7204,65422,59318635,087
19688796,3534,14322,40013133,907
19676906,2163,47419,90711030,397
19667196,1583,39918,51512728,917
19655935,1773,34317,58317826,875
19645965,7422,95418,44515127,888
19636045,6573,22518,98125828,725
19625435,5892,83417,64821226,827
19614956,1312,58316,80815826,176
19604846,2242,43116,43216025,731

Sources: State Energy Data 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 5, 2014.
Typically, there are one to two years between updates.