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Energy 

Energy: What we burn, make, pump and dig


Energy by source and measure, 1999:
Coal, short tons, thousands 15,293
Natural Gas, billion cu. ft. 261
Total petroleum, barrels, thousands 72,190
Electricity, nuclear, kwh, billions 12,920
Power, hydroelectric, kwh, billions 2,694

 

Energy expenditures, by year, in millions of dollars
1985 1990 1995 1997
4,234.6  4,703 5,223.4 5,812.3

 

Average residential gas bills, per customer, in dollars
1985 1990 1995 1997
379  389 432 523

 

Arkansas Energy Production, 1999
Source Quantity (measure)
Gas, natural  177,160 million cubic feet
Oil, crude 7,154 thousands of barrels
Gasoline 767 thousands of barrels
Distillate fuel oil 596 thousands of barrels
Coal 22,000 short tons

 

Electric Power
Total number of generating plants: 100
Coal-fired 5
Petroleum-fired 23
Gas-fired 24
Water-powered 46
Nuclear 2
Capability, megawatts 9,428 (winter);
9,278 (summer)

 

Average household monthly consumption of electricity, 1997,
in kilowatt-hours
Arkansas 966
US 574


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