Power sector pushed domestic U.S. natural gas consumption to new record in 2018

U.S. natural gas consumption increased by 10% in 2018, reaching a record high of 82.1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), according to EIA’s recently released Natural Gas Monthly. Domestic consumption of natural gas increased across all sectors in 2018, led by a 3.8 Bcf/d increase in the electric power sector caused by a combination of recent natural gas-fired electric capacity additions and weather-related factors. Source: Today in Energy – Power sector pushed domestic U.S. natural gas consumption to new record in 2018

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