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California
10,604
Florida
5,722
Texas
5,187
Ohio
3,207
New York
3,146
Pennsylvania
2,953
Illinois
2,672
Georgia
2,523
North Carolina
2,452
Virginia
2,352
New Jersey
2,236
Michigan
2,134
Arizona
1,875
Maryland
1,792
Washington
1,614
Colorado
1,512
Indiana
1,488
Massachusetts
1,445
Tennessee
1,413
Missouri
1,390
South Carolina
1,313
Wisconsin
1,202
Alabama
1,142
Minnesota
1,039
Oregon
975
Connecticut
935
Oklahoma
900
Nevada
884
Louisiana
832
Kentucky
813
Kansas
609
Iowa
579
Arkansas
553
Mississippi
484
Utah
443
New Mexico
401
West Virginia
378
Nebraska
375
Idaho
335
Hawaii
331
Maine
328
New Hampshire
328
Delaware
245
Rhode Island
213
Montana
156
Vermont
143
South Dakota
134
Alaska
106
North Dakota
104
Wyoming
97

Gas Consumption by State 2024

Gas Consumption by State 2024

Does The United States Consume a Lot of Gas?

There has been a tremendous amount of pressure to invest in sustainable fuel sources, particularly with climate change becoming a bigger issue. Therefore, a lot of people are still surprised that the United States consumes a tremendous amount of gas. The United States is one of the largest countries in the world, in terms of geography and population, so it should come as no surprise that the United States consumes a lot of gas. Even though efforts have been made to create more sustainable fuel sources in the United States, the country continues to be one of the largest consumers of gas in the world.

What Factors Drive Gas Consumption?

There are a number of factors that drive gas consumption. Many of these factors can be attributed to the extreme consumption of gas in the United States. For example, the United States does not have a very strong match transit system. As a result, people are forced to drive everywhere, which means that gas is consumed quickly. Furthermore, there are a lot of people who spend time sitting in traffic. Some of the largest cities in the country include New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. People who are stuck in traffic in these cities are going to spend a lot of gas idling on the road. Finally, because electric vehicles are still very hard to find, many people still use gas-powered cars, which also increases gas consumption.

Which States Use the Most Oil and Gas?

Even though the United States uses a lot of gas, there are some states that consume more gas than others. For example, Texas consumes a tremendous amount of gas every year. Texas does not have a lot of sustainable fuel sources, and it has a very weak mass transit system, despite having some of the largest cities in the country. It has been estimated that Texas alone accounts for approximately 15 percent of all gas consumption in the United States. California is also one of the largest states in the country, and it has more people than any other state. California consumes the second most gas in the country, almost equal to that of Texas. Some of the other states that are relatively high on this list include Florida, New York, North Carolina, and Ohio.

Which State Produces the Most Gas in the United States?

Even though there are some states that use a lot of gas, there are also some states that produce a lot of gas. For example, Texas produces more gas than any other state in the United States, and Texas produces more gas than many other countries in the world. For example, Texas produces more gas than the United Arab Emirates. Even though these numbers change regularly, Texas remains one of the largest gas producers in the world, and it is still the biggest producer of gas in the United States.

Gas Consumption by State 2024

- Consumption values are displayed in 1,000s of barrels and in trillions of British Thermal Units (BTUs). For example, Alabama's displayed commercial totals of 1,142 and 5.8 equal 1,142,000 actual barrels and 5.8 trillion BTUs.
- A BTU is generally defined as the amount of heat needed to increase the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.

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State
Commercial barrels
Commercial BTUs
Industrial barrels
Industrial BTUs
Transportation barrels
Transportation BTUs
Total barrels
Total BTUs
California10,60453.506,03030.50302,8811,529.50319,5141,613.50
Florida5,72228.904,56223203,0991,025.60213,3831,077.60
Texas5,18726.203,78419.10323,1511,631.90332,1221,677.20
Ohio3,20716.201,5958.10107,046540.60111,848564.80
New York3,14615.902,85914.40118,176596.80124,180627.10
Pennsylvania2,95314.901,5147.60102,894519.60107,361542.20
Illinois2,67213.502,07410.5094,136475.4098,882499.40
Georgia2,52312.701,3066.60107,972545.30111,800564.60
North Carolina2,45212.401,3036.60109,146551.20112,901570.20
Virginia2,35211.907593.8090,826458.7093,937474.40
New Jersey2,23611.301,3246.7078,447396.2082,007414.10
Michigan2,13410.801,5687.90100,040505.20103,742523.90
Arizona1,8759.501,7598.9066,14633469,780352.40
Maryland1,79295752.9055,771281.6058,138293.60
Washington1,6148.10999557,81429260,428305.20
Colorado1,5127.601,2046.1051,28525954,002272.70
Indiana1,4887.501,0645.4069,945353.2072,496366.10
Massachusetts1,4457.30795456,126283.4058,366294.70
Tennessee1,4137.101,1675.9077,252390.1079,832403.10
Missouri1,39079474.8072,098364.1074,436375.90
South Carolina1,3136.606163.1063,732321.8065,661331.60
Wisconsin1,2026.10999558,41629560,618306.10
Alabama1,1425.808694.4074,26037576,272385.20
Minnesota1,0395.201,2686.4054,534275.4056,840287
Oregon9754.906423.2033,962171.5035,580179.70
Connecticut9354.70392230,942156.3032,269163
Oklahoma9004.509074.6043,243218.4045,050227.50
Nevada8844.504482.3026,841135.5028,173142.30
Louisiana8324.207813.9050,367254.4051,981262.50
Kentucky8134.105642.8049,608250.5050,985257.50
Kansas6093.109364.7028,51214430,057151.80
Iowa5792.908304.2034,985176.7036,394183.80
Arkansas5532.807413.7034,755175.5036,050182.10
Mississippi4842.403801.9039,782200.9040,646205.30
Utah4432.204302.2028,090141.9028,963146.30
New Mexico40125392.7023,254117.4024,194122.20
West Virginia3781.902631.3018,37492.8019,01596
Nebraska3751.906273.2020,292102.5021,293107.50
Idaho3351.705732.9018,57793.8019,48698.40
Hawaii3311.702671.309,16046.309,75749.30
Maine3281.702231.1015,03275.9015,58478.70
New Hampshire3281.701840.9015,47278.1015,98480.70
Delaware2451.201330.7011,23556.7011,61458.70
Rhode Island2131.101250.607,929408,26641.70
Montana1560.803361.7012,64263.8013,13566.30
Vermont1430.70900.506,37332.206,60633.40
South Dakota1340.702581.3011,35657.3011,74859.30
Alaska1060.501040.506,12530.906,33532
North Dakota1040.503401.709,34547.209,78949.40
Wyoming970.502371.207,45737.707,79139.30
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Gas Consumption by State 2024

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