ENERGY STATISTICS

THE RECENT FOCUS OF NATIONAL ATTENTION ON ENERGY PROBLEMS HAS CREATED A SURGE IN THE DEMAND FOR QUANTITATIVE DATA ON MANY FACETS OF THE ENERGY SITUATION. THIS REPORT IS AN ATTEMPT TO PARTIALLY MEET THAT DEMAND. EMPHASIS HAS BEEN PLACED ON STATISTICS RELATING TO (1) THE ROLE OF TRANSPORTATION IN THE ENERGY SUPPLY INFRASTRUCTURE, AND (2) TRANSPORTATION AS A CONSUMER OF ENERGY, ALTHOUGH ADDITIONAL DATA RELATING TO ENERGY ARE INCLUDED AS WELL. THE STATISTICS TRANSPORTATION, AS WELL AS A WIDE VARIETY OF OTHER GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SOURCES, INCLUDING THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION, THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, AND THE AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE. DIVIDED INTO THREE SECTIONS, THE REPORT DISPLAYS SELECTED TIME-SERIES DATA ON (1) ENERGY TRANSPORT, (2) RESERVES, PRODUCTION, AND REFINING, AND (3) ENERGY CONSUMPTION. A FEW OF THE TABLES INCLUDE TIME-SERIES THROUGH THE YEAR 1969 ONLY. THE MOST RECENT DATA WHICH ARE READILY AVAILABLE HAVE BEEN INCLUDED IN ALL CASES. THE FIRST SECTION CONTAINS SUCH ITEMS AS THE REVENUES AND EXPENSES OF OIL PIPELINE COMPANIES, NUMBER AND CAPACITIES OF U.S. TANK SHIPS, AND THE TOTAL CRUDE OIL TRANSPORTED IN THE U.S. BY METHOD OF TRANSPORTATION. THE SECOND SECTION REVEALS THE GROWTH OVER TIME OF THE U.S. OIL AND NATURAL GAS RESERVES, REFINERY CAPACITY, AND YIELDS. TRENDS IN THE DEMAND FOR FUEL AND POWER ARE DISPLAYED IN THE THIRD SECTION. THROUGHOUT THIS PART, THE TRANSPORTATION SECTOR IS EMPHASIZED. INCLUDED ARE THE GASOLINE AND OIL COSTS OF AUTOMOBILES OF DIFFERENT SIZES, THE CONSUMPTION OF PETROLEUM BY TYPE OF PRODUCT, THE ENERGY INTENSIVENESS OF THE AIR CARRIERS, THE ELECTRICAL ENERGY CONSUMED BY THE LOCAL TRANSIT INDUSTRY, AND OTHER IMPORTANT STATISTICS DESCRIBING THE SUPPLY AND DEMAND FOR ENERGY.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • DOT-TSC-OST-73-74 4 APP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Hicks, G V
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 83 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202453
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1974 12:00AM