In 2014, the U.S. consumed a total of 6.95 billion barrels of petroleum products. At an average of 19.05 million barrels per day, the U.S. is the #1 consumer of petroleum in the world. In 2014, we became the world’s top producer of petroleum and other liquids, pushing Saudi Arabia down to the #2 spot. Not a bad business to be in, right?
The WPMA is made up of 7 different state state associations, including Hawaii, Washington, Idaho, New Mexico, Utah, Montana, and Nevada. Using data provided by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, see how each state ranked for total petroleum consumption in 2013:
Washington: 134.7 million barrels
Utah: 53.7 million barrels
New Mexico: 49.9 million barrels
Nevada: 42.9 million barrels
Hawaii: 41.6 million barrels
Montana: 31.8 million barrels
Idaho: 30.8 million barrels
To see how all 50 states rank in energy consumption, check out this chart.
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