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United States of America - Total primary energy production

84.26 (quadrillion Btu) in 2016

In 2016, primary energy production for United States of America was 84.26 quadrillion btu. Before primary energy production of United States of America started to increase to reach a level of 84.26 quadrillion btu in 2016, it went through a trough reaching a low of 69.43 quadrillion btu in 2005.

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What is primary energy production?

The Energy Information Administration includes the following in U.S. Primary Energy Production: coal production, waste coal supplied, and coal refuse recovery; crude oil and lease condensate production; natural gas plant liquids production; dry natural gas excluding supplemental gaseous fuels production; nuclear electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the nuclear plants heat rate); conventional hydroelectricity net generation (converted to Btu using the fossil-fueled plants heat rate); geothermal electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the geothermal plants heat rate), and geothermal heat pump energy and geothermal direct use energy; solar thermal and photovoltaic electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the fossil-fueled plants heat rate), and solar thermal direct use energy; wind electricity net generation (converted to Btu using the fossil-fueled plants heat rate); wood and wood-derived fuels consumption; biomass waste consumption; and biofuels feedstock.

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What is United States of America primary energy production?

Date Value Change, %
2016 84.26 -4.52 %
2015 88.25 0.56 %
2014 87.75 7.19 %
2013 81.87 3.29 %
2012 79.26 1.54 %
2011 78.06 4.26 %
2010 74.87 3.07 %
2009 72.64 -0.78 %
2008 73.21 2.53 %
2007 71.40 0.94 %
2006 70.73 1.88 %
2005 69.43